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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.


Graham Farquaharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship

2022: Awarded to Dr. Imaan Bayoumi by the PSI Foundation. This fellowship provides salary support for a new investigator who has demonstrated the ability to successfully complete high impact knowledge translation research. Read more.

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.

Health System Impact Fellowship

2017-2019: Awarded to Dr. Morgan Slater by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the project "Managing chronic pain in primary care – linking clinical and administrative data to identify opportunities for quality improvement."

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.

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.

University of New South Wales, Southwest Sydney Clinical School Paper of the Year

2016: Awarded to Dr. Timothy Hanna for "Estimating the demand for radiotherapy from the evidence: a review of changes from 2003 to 2012".

Canadian Melanoma Conference Top Oral Abstract Research Excellence Award

2016: Awarded to Dr. Timothy Hanna.

Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Medicine Research

2015: Awarded to Dr. Richard Birtwhistle by The College of Family Physicians of Canada. The award honours individuals who are trailblazers and leaders in family medicine research.