SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

March 20, 2015 17:54 ET

Remembering Dr. Cy Frank; University of Calgary Public Memorial Service for renowned researcher and surgeon

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - March 20, 2015) - The university community is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Cy Frank on March 5, 2015.

Frank was a faculty member at the University of Calgary for more than 30 years who achieved national and international stature as a clinician scientist. He was highly respected and admired as a mentor, scientist, teacher, surgeon, administrator and advocate.

A renowned orthopedic surgeon, a champion for patient care, and a true leader in every sense of the word, Dr. Cy Frank dedicated his career to improving health outcomes for Albertans living with orthopedic injuries and illness.

His numerous contributions to medicine have had a profound impact on the people of Alberta. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Learn more about Cy Frank

Cy Frank obituary

WHAT: The University of Calgary will host a public memorial for Dr. Cy Frank

WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 1- 2p.m.

WHERE: University of Calgary Jack Simpson Gymnasium, 2500 University Dr NW

WHO: Media are able to attend the memorial and record or film the speakers during the event. However, there will be no one-on-one interviews before or after the ceremony. Family and friends will not be speaking to the media at this time.  

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.'

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    Marta Cyperling
    Media Relations Manager
    Cumming School of Medicine University of Calgary
    403.210.3835
    Marta.cyperling@ucalgary.ca