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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • Medical Staff Association Outstanding Clinician of the Year Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Chris Simpson by the Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital's Medical Staff Association. This award honours medical staff members in good standing with five or more years of service who demonstrate outstanding contributions to the medical community.

  • Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Robert Fowler by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Fowler received the award for his work in West Africa during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Watch a video about Dr. Fowler's work in West Africa.

  • The William Goldie Prize and Travel Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Sacha Bhatia by the University of Toronto Department of Medicine. This annual award recognizes a member of the Department of Medicine within ten years of appointment who has made a substantial contribution to the advancement of knowledge in internal medicine.

  • Brian MacMahon Early Career Epidemiologist Award

    2017: Awarded to Dr. Laura Rosella by the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER). This annual award acknowledges early career epidemiologists who have made significant contributions to epidemiology through research, teaching, mentoring or service.

  • Walter Rosser Chair in Family Medicine Research

    2017: Dr. Richard Birtwhistle was named to the Chair by Queen's University. The Chair is for a five-year appointment beginning January 1, 2017.

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