Congratulations to General Surgery Resident Dr. Alison Wallace

Wallace, Alison

Dr. Alison Wallace (PGY3/4 General Surgery) has won first prize at this year’s Resident’s Research Day.  The award was presented to Alison by this year’s honored visiting professor, Dr. Daniel Birch of the University of Alberta.  Alison’s research project was titled, “Electronic Cigarettes: Harmless Fog or Toxic Smog?” Her work (together with a team from UBC) involved using an in vivo mouse model, they examined the lung health effects of exposure to e-cigarette vapor.  The experimental conclusion demonstrated adverse health affects associated with e-cigarette use and showed that exposure to these products produce similar results to cigarette smoke exposure.