Jay Kalra

Committed to community

The accolades keep rolling in for University Council Chair Dr. Jay Kalra.

By University Communications
Most recently, Kalra was the recipient of the Outstanding Community Service Award from his alma mater, Memorial University Newfoundland (MUN). Kalra completed his post-graduate studies at MUN, where he also served as an active student leader. Since becoming a faculty member at the U of S College of Medicine in 1985, he has continued to give back to the community, contributing his time to numerous charities and organizations while serving as a role model for others.

Kalra,  professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, also recently joined the ranks of notable names, such as David Suzuki and Gordie Howe, as one of 60 influential Canadians over 60 by Senior Living. He is heralded not only for his work in medicine, but his community involvement, particularly in multicultural organizations and associations in Saskatoon.