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Awards & Recognition

ICES brings together the best and brightest scientific talent. Many of our scientists are internationally recognized in their fields and receive national and international awards and recognition for their important work.

  • Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2017

    2017: Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw was selected by Clarivate Analytics as one the most highly cited researchers of 2017. This annual list identifies researchers who have published a high number of papers that rank within the top 1% of most-cited works in their field during its year of publication.

  • Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2017

    2017: Dr. Peter Austin was selected by Clarivate Analytics as one the most highly cited researchers of 2017. This annual list identifies researchers who have published a high number of papers that rank within the top 1% of most-cited works in their field during its year of publication.

  • Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Moira Stewart by the North American Primary Care Research Group. Read more.

  • The Bill Silverman Prize

    2017: Awarded to Drs. Laura Rosella and David Henry for the paper “Risk of bias in systematic reviews of non-randomized studies of adverse cardiovascular effects of thiazolidinediones and cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors: application of a new Cochrane risk of bias tool” by Cochrane at its annual summit. The prize is offered annually and explicitly acknowledges Cochrane's value of criticism, with a view to helping to improve its work, and thus achieve its aim of helping people make well-informed decisions about health care by providing the best possible evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions.

  • Physician Research Award for Scientific Accomplishment

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Astrid Guttmann by the SickKids Department of Paediatrics. This award recognizes a physician within 10−20 years of appointment at an academic health sciences centre who has generated impactful research in a field of study.

  • May Cohen Award for Women Mentors

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Hawker. The award is presented by the Canadian Medical Association to a woman physician who has demonstrated outstanding mentoring.

  • American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Tetyana Kendzerska for the abstract "Effectiveness and safety of inhaled corticosteroids in elderly individuals with chronic obstructive airway diseases: a population-based study"

  • Centre for Health Economics Research Fellowship

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Claire de Oliveira by the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York. Her research project will be 'Equity in the utilization of psychiatric inpatient care among patients with severe mental illness (SMI) in Ontario, Canada'.

  • CIHR-IHSPR Article of the Year Award

    2017: Tara Gomes received the award for the paper “Sensitivity and specificity of administrative mortality data for identifying prescription opioid-related deaths” published in CMAJ. The award was presented at the 2017 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research conference in Toronto on May 26.

    IHSPR's Article of the Year Award recognizes research published in a peer-reviewed journal that has contributed to the advancement of health services and policy research in Canada. 

  • European Stroke Organization Young Investigator Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Amy Yu for the oral presentation "Effectiveness of direct oral anticoagulants in a population study of incident atrial fibrillation.”

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