Faculty of Medicine

2016 Honours and Awards

In 2016, many Faculty members won international, national and local awards for their outstanding work.

 

Prof. Peter Adamson Member of the Order of Ontario
Prof. Najma A. Ahmed 2016 Royal College AMS/Donald Richards Wilson Award
Prof. Lori Albert Canadian Rheumatology Association 2016 Teacher-Educator Award
Prof. Brenda Andrews Companion of the Order of Canada
Prof. Cheryl Arrowsmith Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Prof. Richard Bazinet Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research Lecture by the Canadian Nutrition Society
Prof. Paul Boutros 2015-16 Early Career Excellence in Graduate Teaching & Mentorship award
Prof. Rosa Braga-Mele Faculty of Medicine’s 2016 Community Based Teaching Awards
Prof. Dina Brooks

Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) Outstanding Service Award

2015-16 Sustained Excellence in Graduate Teaching & Mentorship award

Prof. Merrilee Brown Family Physician of the Year (Ontario) award, The College of Family Physicians of Canada
Prof. Patricia Brubaker 2015-16 Sustained Excellence in Graduate Teaching & Mentorship award
Prof. Jagdish Butany Excellence in Linking Undergraduate Teaching to Research in Life Sciences 2015-2016 Award
Prof. Vincent Chan Colin Woolf Award for Long-Term Contributions to Continuing Education from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Prof. Yvonne Chan Colin Woolf Award for Excellence in Course Coordination from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Prof. Tom Chau March of Dimes Canada’s 2016 Jonas Salk Pioneer Award
Prof. Hance Clarke Canadian Pain Society (CPS) 2016 Early Career Award
Prof. Pamela Coates Faculty of Medicine’s 2016 W.T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Course/Program Development and Coordination
Prof. Angela Colantonio American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Distinguished Member Award

Prof. Graham Collingridge

Brain Prize from the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation
Dr. Michael Corbo Professional Association of Residents of Ontario 2016 Resident Teaching Awards
Prof. Brian Cox 2015-16 Early Career Excellence in Graduate Teaching & Mentorship award
Ali Damji Professional Association of Residents of Ontario 2016 Citizenship Awards for Medical Student
Dr. Peter Deimling Regional Family Physicians of the Year, The Ontario College of Family Physicians
Prof. John Dick

2016 Class of Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy

International KFJ Award from Rigshospitalet

Dr. Susan Edwards 2015 recipient of the Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) Puddester Award for Resident Wellness
Prof. Philip Ellison Regional Family Physicians of the Year, The Ontario College of Family Physicians
Prof. Robert Fowler Order of Ontario
Prof. Jeremy Friedman 2016 Citizenship Award from the SickKids Medical Staff Association
Prof. Herbert Gaisano Order of Ontario
Prof. Dafna Gladman Evelyn V. Hess Lupus Research Award, The Lupus Foundation of America
Prof. Allan Grill 2016 Award of Excellence from the College of Family Physicians of Canada
Prof. Jennifer Gommerman 2015-16 Continuing Excellence in Graduate Teaching & Mentorship award
Prof. Mary Gospodarowicz Canadian Cancer Society 2016 O. Harold Warwick Prize
Prof. Anthony Hanley 2015-16 Continuing Excellence in Graduate Teaching & Mentorship award
Prof. Carol Heck Faculty of Medicine’s 2016 W.T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Individual Teaching Performance in Small Group
Prof. Nina Horvath Faculty of Medicine’s 2016 Community Based Teaching Awards
Prof. St George-Hyslop 2016 Weston Brain Institute Outstanding Achievement Award
Prof. Emerita Anna Jarvis

100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women in the publication 100ABCWOMEN

Member of the Order of Ontario

Prof. Monica Justice Fellow, The American Association for the Advancement of Science
Prof. Joel Katz Canadian Pain Society 2016 Outstanding Pain Mentorship Award
Prof. Lewis Kay Officer, Order of Canada
Prof. Shana Kelley Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering
Prof. Ahlia Khan-Trottier Excellence in Undergraduate Laboratory Teaching in the Life Sciences 2015-2016 Award
Prof. Diana Kljenak IPE Team Award from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Prof. Ronald Laxer Canadian Rheumatology Association's 2016 Distinguished Rheumatologist Award
Prof. John Lee Colin Woolf Award for Excellence in Course Coordination from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Prof. Lawrence Leiter

Canadian Diabetes Association Lifetime Achievement Award for Research Excellence

Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Robert Volpe Distinguished Service Award

Prof. Tina Martimianakis 2016 Meredith Marks Award from the Canadian Association for Medical Education
Prof. Danielle Martin Bruce Squires Award
Prof. Sunita Mathur 2016 Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals’ Distinction Award
Prof. George Mochizuki Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) Early Career Excellence in Supervision and Mentorship Award
Prof. Cindi Morshead Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in the Life Sciences 2015-2016 Award
Prof. Robert Nam Professional Association of Residents of Ontario 2016 Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards
Dr. Aravind Namasivayam (PI) Excellence in Applied Research award by the Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Prof. Steven Narod 2016 Basser Global Prize
2016 Killam Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts
Prof. Julian Nedzelski  Order of Ontario
Prof. Joyce Nyhof-Young 2016 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Awards
Prof. Kelly O’Brien Innovation and Advancement Award by the Ontario Physiotherapy Association
Prof. James Orbinski 2016 Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Award
Dr. Fahima Osman 2015 Torontonians of the Year by Post City Magazine
Prof. Pauline Pariser 2016 Award of Excellence from the College of Family Physicians of Canada
Sneha Raju Professional Association of Residents of Ontario 2016 Citizenship Awards for Medical Student
Prof. Reinhart Reithmeier 2015-16 Sustained Excellence in Graduate Teaching & Mentorship award
Prof. Michael Roberts 2016 Award of Excellence from the College of Family Physicians of Canada
University Prof. Janet Rossant 2016 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research
Prof. Miriam Rossi 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women in the publication 100ABCWOMEN
Edward (Ted) H. Sargent Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering
Prof. Martin Schreiber 2016 3M National Teaching Fellow by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Prof. Michael Sefton 2016 Terumo Global Science Prize
Prof. Peter Selby

2016 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Awards

Fred Fallis Online Program Award from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office

Prof. Frances A. Shepherd Member of the Order of Canada
University Prof. Molly Shoichet Foreign Member of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
MD Candidate Sarah Silverberg 2016 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award
Prof. Catriona Steele Speech-Language and Audiology Canada Lifetime Achievement Award
Prof. Donald Struss Officer, Order of Canada
Prof. Uri Tabori Canadian Cancer Society 2016 Bernard and Francine Dorval Prize
Prof. Charles Tator Officer, Order of Canada
Dr. Dimitrios Tsirigotis Professional Association of Residents of Ontario 2016 Resident Teaching Awards
Prof. Michael Tymianski Member of the Order of Canada
Prof. Pascal van Lieshout Excellence in Applied Research award by the Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Dr. Allan Vescan Colin Woolf Award for Excellence in Course Coordination from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Prof. Shelly Weiss Colin Woolf Award for Long-Term Contributions to Continuing Education from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Dr. Jeff Weissberger Faculty of Medicine’s 2016 Community Based Teaching Awards
Prof. Martin Wojtowicz Excellence in Linking Undergraduate Teaching to Research in Life Sciences 2015-2016 Award
Prof. Rene Wong David Fear Fellowship from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Prof. Kazuhiro Yasufuku Ivan Silver Innovation Award from the Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Office
Dr. Euson Yeung 2016 Canadian Physiotherapy Association Mentorship Award
Prof. Shi-Joon Yoo Professional Association of Residents of Ontario 2016 Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards
Prof. Eric Yu 2016 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Awards
Prof. Gang Zheng American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellow
Dr. Wei Zhang Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation
Prof. Stanley Zlotkin Order of Ontario
The Centre for Computational Medicine
(SickKids Research Institute)
International Data Corporation’s 2016 HPC (High Performance Computing) Innovation Excellence Award
UofTMed Magazine 2016 Domtar In-House Design Award from the Association of Registered Graphic Designers