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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.


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.

Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

2014: Dr. Gillian Hawker named 2014 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Election to fellowship in the Academy is considered one of the highest honours in the Canadian health sciences community.

Arthritis Society of Canada Queens Jubilee Medal

2013: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Hawker for her contributions to osteoarthritis research.

Robert Hyland Award for Excellence in Mentorship

2013: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Hawker by the University of Toronto Department of Medicine. The award is designed to recognize a senior faculty member who has served as an outstanding mentor, helping new faculty members develop their professional careers.

F.M. Hill Chair in Academic Women’s Medicine

2006: Awarded to Dr. Gillian Hawker. The chair promotes academic and educational activities in women's health, and offers support and mentorship to health-care staff (particularly women) in developing and managing their careers.