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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.

  • National Aboriginal Achievement Indspire Award

    2012: Awarded to Dr. Janet Smylie in the field of health. The awards recognize Indigenous professionals and youth who demonstrate outstanding career achievement.

  • CIHR New Investigator Award

    2012-2014: Awarded to Dr. Irfan Dhalla for "A virtual ward to reduce readmissions after hospital discharge."

  • CIHR New Investigator Award

    2012-2017: Awarded to Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen for "Clinical management and long-term outcomes of venous thromboembolism in inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based assesment."

  • Prostate Cancer Canada Movember Clinician Scientist Award

    2012: A two-year award to Dr. Girish Kulkarni for the project "Biopsy avoidance in patients at risk for prostate cancer and in patients with low risk prostate cancer: developing tools for personalized medicine."

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching

    2012: Awarded to Dr. Susan Brogly by the Boston University School of Public Health for teaching in infectious disease epidemiology.

  • Heart & Stroke Foundation New Investigator Competition - Distinguished Clinician Scientist Award

    2012-2017: Awarded to Dr. Gustavo Saposnik for "Efficacy of virtual reality exercises using Wii gaming technology in stroke rehabilitation: a multicentre randomized clinical trial (EVEREST multicentre)".

  • Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Award for Educational Excellence

    2006: Awarded to Dr. Doris Howell for her leadership role in the development of Pan-Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the management of physical symptoms and emotional distress in cancer.

  • Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program, Career Development Award

    2012-2016: Awarded to Eric Benchimol

  • Canadian Dermatology Foundation New Investigator Award

    2012: Awarded to Dr. An-Wen Chan

  • Canadian Society of Internal Medicine New Investigator Award

    2012: Awarded to Dr. Irfan Dhalla for "A Virtual Ward to Improve Post-Hospital Care." The award is offered by the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine in recognition of excellence in the field of internal medicine research by a young investigator.