Calgary History of Medicine Society

Current Speaker Schedule


CHoMS Mandate & Membership

The Calgary History of Medicine Society (CHoMS) was established in the 1990s but no sessions were held between 2000 and 2008. Since 2009, there is now a new series of regular meetings during term time together with lectures, talks, and workshops, etc. If you are interested in joining this Society and participating in its future activities, please fill out and return a membership form and/or contact one of the following:

Dr. Erna Kurbegovic at

Dr. Frank Stahnisch at

Lesley Bolton at

CHoMS Executive


David B. Hogan (President)
Gregor Wolbring (Treasurer)
Erna Kurbegovic (Secretary)
James Wright (Past President)

Members at Large:
Diana Mansell
Mary Eggermont-Molenaar
Lesley Bolton


Jim Wright (President)
-- on admin. leave for 2018, Interim Presidents: Dr. Stahnisch Jan-June, 2018 / Dr. Hogan July-Dec, 2018.
Gregor Wolbring (Treasurer)
Erna Kurbegovic (Secretary)
Frank W. Stahnisch (Past President)

Members at Large:
Diana Mansell
Mary Eggermont-Molenaar
Lesley Bolton
Will Pratt


Jim Wright, President
Frank Stahnisch, Past President
Gregor Wolbring, Treasurer
Erna Kurbegovic, Secretary
Aleksandra Loewenau, member at large
Melanie Stapleton, member at large
Mary Eggermont-Molenaar, member at large
Diana Mansell, member at large


President: Dr. Jim Wright
Vice-President: Dr. Gregor Wolbring
Secretary: Erna Kurbegovic, MA (also Auxiliary Treasurer)
Treasurer: Dr. Herb Emery
Past-President: Dr. Frank Stahnisch
Member-at-Large: Dr. David Hogan
Member-at-Large: Dr. Melanie Stapleton
Member-at-Large: Dr. Steven Thomson


To download the society's constitution (2013-2016), please click here.