Dr. David S. Mulder
With Dr. Léon Dontigny of Université de Montréal, Dr. Mulder actively participated in the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. He was the second Canadian to preside over the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and has contributed to the international influence of the Trauma Association of Canada.
A passionate physician and renowned surgeon, Dr. Mulder headed McGill University’s Faculty of Cardiothoracic Surgery and then the Faculty of Surgery. The first person to be awarded the Rocke Robertson Chair in Surgery, he received the Merit Award of the Montreal General Hospital and was honoured with the Order of Canada.
He is also the author of several important papers on trauma research, and closely follows worldwide measures to reduce death rates associated with trauma. Prevention is also very close to his heart.
In appreciation of the efforts and advances for which he has been a leader and inspiration, the Montreal General Hospital Foundation funded a Trauma Research Care Chair bearing Dr. Mulder’s name. In 2015, the MUHC’s trauma centre was renamed in his honour.
Did you know? Dr. Mulder is also well- known on the local sports scene. He is the physician for the Montreal Canadiens and, in the summer, he helps with the Montreal Alouettes.