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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.

Showing Awards and Recognition for Life Stage Research Program

  • Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Palliative Care

    2019 – 2024: Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Palliative Care awarded to Kimberley Widger. The Canada Research Chairs Program aims to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. Chairholders aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

  • POWER Award

    2019: Awarded to Dr. Catherine Birken for excellence in post-graduate teaching at the Hospital for Sick Children.

  • Pediatric Award of Excellence

    2019: Awarded to Kimberley Widger by the Canadian Network of Palliative Care for Children and Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA). The award recognizes the outstanding national contribution of a CHPCA member who exemplifies professional and personal commitment and achievement in the field of pediatric hospice palliative care within Canada.

  • Kingston Health Sciences Centre Exceptional Healer Award

    2018: Awarded to Dr. Maria Velez. The award honours health professionals who are innovative in their approaches to patient care and who consistently demonstrate patient and family-centred care in their practice by being approachable, empathetic, collaborative and respectful. Read more.