Margaret Kelly


Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Physiology & Pharmacology

Deputy Department Head

Pathology and Lab Medicine

Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases


McMaster University, 2007




Godfrey Higgins School of Medicine,1982

Contact information


Office : HRIC 4AC64

Preferred method of communication

Administrative Assistant:
Julia Johnston

Research and teaching


Pulmonary pathology, pediatric respirology


  • 2019 ​Pediatric Chair in Respirology
  • 2019​ Awarded Tenure
  • 2018​: The Bill Whitelaw Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Division of Respiratory Medicine. Nov 6, 2018. An annual award for a non-respiratory division member to acknowledge their contributions to the division
  • 2013​ Acknowledged for contribution to UME(undergraduate medical education, to qualify for this award teachers must have contributed a minimum of 80 hours either by taking two or more students, for one block or by taking two or more students consecutively (I have done both)
  • 2009 ​Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Research Prize $70,000
  • 2006​ Best Presentation: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Research Day, University of Calgary
  • 2003 ​CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship: $ 47,500/yr for 3 yrs
  • 2003 ​FSORC Studentship Award: $ 14,000/yr for 3 yrs (Declined because of CIHR award)
  • 2003​The Mutual Group Graduate Scholarship: $ 11,000 ​​​(Declined because of CIHR award)
  • 2003-1998 ​American Academy of Asthma, Allergyand Immunology Fellow-in-Training Travel Grant
  • 1998​ Glaxo Welcome Fellowship: Soluble Mediators of Asthma. The Firestone Institute of Respiratory Health, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
  • 1998 ​MRC Scholarship: The Pathology of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. Dept. Pathology Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1982 ​Honours in final Clinical examinations in Pediatrics
  • 1982 ​John David Memorial Bursary- Clinical examinations
  • 1981 ​Honours in final Pre-clinical examinations in Pathology
  • 1978 ​Distinction in final Pre-clinical examinations in Biochemistry