Dr. Regis Duffy
United States of America
Dr. Duffy was appointed the first dean of science at the University of Prince Edward Island in 1969. In 1970, Dr.Duffy founded the company Diagnostic Chemicals Limited (DCL). DCL now operates under the name BioVectra Inc. In 2007, Dr. Duffy was named board chair emeritus of UPEI’s board of governors, and has served as chair for 10 years. Duffy has also been named a member of the Order of Canada, in addition to being inducted into the P.E.I. Business Hall of Fame. He is also the founding chair of PEI BioAlliance and a member of the National Research Council Canada’s Institute for Marine Biosciences for Nutrisciences and Health Advisory Committee.