Sep 28, 2018

Appointments & Awards: October 2018

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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 Cardiovascular 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.