2015 Honours and Awards

In 2015, many Faculty members won international, national and local awards for their outstanding work.

Dean Emeritus Arnold Aberman Honorary Degree, University of Toronto
Prof. John Abrahamson Excellence in Community-Based Teaching (Community Hospital)
Prof. Barbara (Dee) Ballyk Faculty of Medicine’s 2015 W.T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Course/Program Development and Coordination
Prof. Nancy Baxter 2014/15 CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research Article of the Year Award
Prof. Stacey Bernstein 2015 Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit
Prof. Dina Brooks 2015 World Confederation for Physical Therapy International Service Award
Patricia Cayetano 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. David Chan Faculty of Medicine’s 2015 W.T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Course/Program Development and Coordination
Sam Chan 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Hong Chang Excellence in Linking Undergraduate Teaching to Research in Life Sciences
Philip Chung 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Angela Colantonio 2015 University of Texas Medical Branch School of Health Professions Robert L. Moody Prize
Donna Deak 2015 Staff IMPACT Quality Improvement Award
Prof. Cindy-Lee Dennis 2015 Society of Reproductive and Infant Psychology Lecturer Award
Prof. Daniel Drucker Fellow by the Royal Society
Gabrielle Duchesne 2015 Staff IMPACT Social Responsibility Award
Prof. Michael Fehlings 2015 Scoliosis Research Society Thomas Whitecloud Award
Prof. Kymm Feldman 2015 Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit
Prof. Peter Ferguson 2015 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada AMS Donald R. Wilson Award
Prof. John Fowler Sustained Excellence in Community-Based Teaching
Carolanne Graham 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Christianne Green 2015 Staff IMPACT Quality Improvement Award
Christianne Green 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Patrick Gullane Order of Ontario
Dr. Debbie Gurfinkel Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Life Sciences
Shahidul Haque Apu 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Wendy Horsfall 2015 Staff IMPACT Service in a Laboratory Research Environment Award
Prof. Michael Hutcheon 2015 American Thoracic Society Assembly on Clinical Problems Educator Award
Prof. Edsel Ing 2015 Professional Association of Residents of Ontario Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award
Prof. David Jenkins 2014 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health
Prof. Michael Julius 2014 Research Canada Leadership Award
Christine Kreutzer 2015 Staff IMPACT David Keeling Award for Administrative Excellence
Christine Kreutzer 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Eddy Lau Excellence in Community-Based Teaching (Office/Clinic)
Prof. Julie Lefebvre 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sloan Research Fellowship
Prof. Fok-Han Leung Faculty of Medicine's 2015 W.T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Individual Teaching in Small Group
Marie Leverman 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Brian Levine 2014 International Neuropsychological Society Benton Mid-Career Award for Research
Dr. Kevin Levitt 2015 American College of Cardiology Young Investigators Award
Prof. Gary Levy Order of Ontario
Prof. Katie Lundon Canadian Physiotherapy Association Honourary Membership Award
Prof. David H. MacLennan Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Prof. Heather MacNeill Excellence in Community-Based Teaching (Community Hospital)
Katherine McConnell 2015 Staff IMPACT Quality Improvement Award
Prof. Allison McGeer 2015 Canadian Medical Association May Cohen Award for Women Mentors
Prof. Hans Messner  Order of Ontario
Clare Mitchell 2015 Staff IMPACT Leadership Award
Prof. Matthew Morton 2015 CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education
Prof. Ophyr Mourad 2015 Professional Association of Residents of Ontario Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award
Prof. Marialena Mouzaki 2015 American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Best International Abstract Awardee
Prof. Kieran Murphy 2015 Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Leaders in Innovation Award
Prof. Deborah O’Connor 2015 Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award for Best Application of Clinical Nutrition Research Findings to Clinical Practice
Rob Page 2015 Staff IMPACT Quality Improvement Award
Dr. Sian Patterson Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Life Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow Julia Petschnigg 2015 Inventor of the Year
Prof. Agostino Pierro Honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Prof. Agostino Pierro 2015 ICCO (Italian Chamber of Commerce Ontario) Arts, Science and Culture Award
Prof. Adam Rosebrock Excellence in Undergraduate Laboratory Teaching in Life Sciences
Prof. Janet Rossant 2015 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award
Prof. Molly Shoichet 2015 L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science North American laureate
Prof. Sachdev Sidhu 2015 Protein Society’s Christian B. Anfinsen Award
Prof. Arthur Slutsky 2014 Canadian Institutes of Health Research Health Researcher of the Year
Ben Smith Lee 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Igor Stagljar 2015 Inventor of the Year
Caroline Sutherland 2015 Lois Ross CAIR Award for Service to Residents
Prof. Carter Thorne 2015 Distinguished Rheumatologist Award
Sarah Topa 2015 Staff IMPACT New Employee Award
Prof. David Urbach 2014/15 CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research Article of the Year Award
Court van Beek 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Derek van der Kooy 2015 Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology Heinz Lehmann Award
Julie Verduci 2015 Staff IMPACT Fostering a Collaborative Environment
Prof. Andrea Waddell 2015 Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit
Prof. Michael Ward Excellence in Community-Based Teaching (Office/Clinic)
Prof. Padraig Warde Honorary Fellowship, Faculty of Radiologists of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Prof. Dave Williams Order of Ontario
Prof. Brian Wong 2015 Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Young Educators Award
Prof. Anna Zavodni 2014 Radiological Society of North America Alexander R. Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence
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