Appointments & Awards: October 2018
Richard Gilbert, Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Donald Redelmeier, Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Sandra Kim, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council, Osteoperosis Canada
Brian Murray, Elected Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
American College of Rheumatology
Dafna Gladman, Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award
The Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award is awarded to a clinical scientist making outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology.
Asian Business Network Association
Angela Cheung, Chinese Canadian Legend Award
The award requires nomination by the community, and recognizes individuals with significant community involvement and contributions.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Canadian Cardivascular Society
Paul Dorian, Distinguished Lecturer in Cardiovascular Sciences
This award is given recognition of an individual's outstanding contribution to the advancement of cardiovascular sciences both in Canada and internationally.
Canadian Rheumatology Assocation - Canadian Initiative for Outcomes in Rheumatology Care
Zahi Touma, Arthritis Society Clinician Investigator Award
"Modeling the differences of cognitive impairment in Lupus and assessing the utility of neural data as a diagnostic tool"
Canadian Society of Internal Medicine
Steven Shadowitz, Osler Award
This award is presented to those who exemplify "the best in medicine in the tradition of Sir William Osler". The award will be presented during the CSIM Annual Meeting in Banff, Alberta in October 2018.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Idan Roifman, National New Investigator Award and Ontario Clinician Scientist Phase 1 Award
Medical Council of Canada
Shiphra Ginsburg, Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence
This prestigious distinction recognizes an individual or group who demonstrate sustained excellence in Canadian health care and/or health-care research. Its recipients are the people who ensure our health-care professionals meet the high standards that Canadians enjoy and expect.
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Shaan Chugh, Quality Award/Access Award
This award recognizes a telemedicine quality improvement initiative that resulted in less frequent transfers from long-term care to hospital.
Ontario Lung Association
Ontario Grand-in-Aid Award Winners
Jane Batt, project title: Genomic Epidemiology of M. Abcessus in Pulmonary Disease
Chung-Wai Chow, project title: Impulse Oscillometry for Early Detection of Small Airway Obstruction
Clodagh Ryan, project title: Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Cardiopulmonary Function in Pulmonary Hypertension
Nicholas Vozoris, project title: The potential impact of synthetic oral cannabinoid use on respiratory outcomes among older adults with COPD
Azadeh Yadollahi, project title: Investigating whether Bronchodilator Medications can Prevent Effects of Rostral Fluid Shift on Airway Narrowing in Asthma
University of Toronto Division of Cardiology
Harindra Wijeysundera, Robert J. Chisholm Award
University of Toronto Division of General Internal Medicine
Ayelet Kuper, Mak Family Research Award
This award supports a research program focusing on definitions of legitimate medical knowledge.
Fahad Razak, Mak Family Research Award
This award supports a research program focusing on understanding and improving healthcare delivery in GIM.