2017 Honours and Awards

In 2017, many Faculty members won international, national and local awards for their outstanding work.

 

Prof. Farhan Asrar 2017 Award for Young Leaders (Early Career), The Canadian Medical Association
Prof. Barbara (Dee) Ballyk 2017 W. T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Individual Teaching in Large Group
Prof. Philippe Bedard 2017 William E. Rawls Award from the Canadian Cancer Society
Prof. Philip Berger 2017 W. T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Individual Teaching in Large Group
Prof. Benjamin Blencowe Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada
Prof. Paolo Campisi

2017 Gabriel F. Tucker Award, The American Laryngological Association

Certificates of Merit, The Canadian Association for Medical Education

Daniel De Carvalho 2017 Bernard and Francine Dorval Prize from the Canadian Cancer Society
Prof. Yvonne Chan Faculty of Medicine’s 2017 Community Based Teaching Awards
Prof. Karen Davis 2017 Outstanding Pain Mentorship Award
Prof. John Dick

2017 Keio Medical Science Prize

2017 Gold Leaf Prize for Discovery, The Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Prof. Peter Dirks Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada
Prof. Marjorie Dixon 2017 Women of Distinction award, YMCA
Prof. Daniel Drucker 2017 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine
Prof. Sherif El-Defrawy 2017 Mentor of the Year, Region 3, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Prof. David Eisen Faculty of Medicine’s 2017 Community Based Teaching Awards
Prof. Sid Feldman Faculty of Medicine’s 2017 Community Based Teaching Awards
Prof. Stuart Foster Foreign Member, The U.S. National Academy of Engineering
Prof. Robert Fowler 2017 Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Prof. Michelle French 2017 University of Toronto President’s Teaching Award
Prof. Mary Gospodarowicz 2017 Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation
Prof. Gillian Hawker 2017 May Cohen Award for Women Mentors, The Canadian Medical Association
Prof. Jacqueline James 2017 W. T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Course/Program Development and Coordination
Prof. Lewis Kay 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award laureate
Jeremy Knight 2017 True Blue Award from the University of Toronto
Prof. Mona Loutfy Excellence in Research Award, The Canadian Association for HIV Research and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research
Prof. Maureen Lovett 2017 Samuel Torrey Orton award, International Dyslexia Association
Prof. Mathieu Lupien 2017 Bernard and Francine Dorval Prize from the Canadian Cancer Society
Dawn Maracle 2017 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Campaign and Recognition Award from the University of Toronto
Prof. James Maskalyk 2017 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction for his memoir, Life on the Ground Floor
Barbra MacDonald 2017 True Blue Award
Prof. Robin McLeod 2017 Duncan Graham Award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Education
Prof. Helen McNeill Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada
Prof. Emeritus Morris Milner Lifetime Achievement Award, Life Sciences Ontario
Dr. Tatyana Mollayeva 2017 Elio Lugaresi Award for Education
Prof. Rosemary Moodie 2017 Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander by the Government of Jamaica
Prof. Benoit Mulsant 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Prof. Maria Mylopolous Certificates of Merit, The Canadian Association for Medical Education
Prof. Brian O’Sullivan 2017 O. Harold Warwick Prize from the Canadian Cancer Society
Prof. Beverley Orser

2017 Gold Medal from the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society

2017 Peter Dresel Award from the Department of Pharmacology at Dalhousie University

Prof. Amit Oza 2017 Presidential Medal, The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada
Prof. Jason Pennington 2017 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Prof. Nav Persaud Canada's Top 40 Under 40 in 2017 by the Business News Network
Prof. Milica Radisic Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada
Prof. Lisa Richardson 2017 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Prof. Graham Roche-Nagle 2017 W. T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Individual Teaching Performance in Small Group
Prof. Janet Rossant 2017 honorary Doctor of Science degree from Cambridge University
Prof. James Rutka Honorary degree from Queen's University
Prof. Paul Santerre 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Award
Dr. Ariel Shafro 2017 W. T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Individual Teaching Performance in Small Group
Leah Scherk 2017 True Blue Award
Prof. Stephen Scherer

2017 Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo

Honorary Affiliate, Canadian College of Medical Geneticists

Prof. Molly Shoichet 2017 Killam Prize, Canada Council for the Arts
Prof. Marla Shapiro Journalism Award for Excellence in Women’s Health Reporting
Prof. Frances Shepherd 2017 Addario Lectureship Award
Prof. Robert Silver 2017 Clinical Teacher Award, The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
Prof. Sanjeev Sockalingham & Team Phil R. Manning Research Award by the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education
Prof. Peter St George-Hyslop 2017 Ryman Prize
Prof. Donna Steele 2017 Program Director of the Year Award
Prof. Diane Elizabeth Tullis 2017 Prix d’excellence Specialist of the Year, Region 3, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Dr. Areti Angeliki Veroniki 2017 John Charles Polanyi Prize in Physiology/Medicine
Prof. Aristotle Voineskos Canada's Top 40 Under 40 in 2017 by the Business News Network
Prof. Peter Watson 2017 Mitchell Max Award for Neuropathic Pain, The American Academy of Neurology
Prof. Cynthia Whitehead Certificates of Merit, The Canadian Association for Medical Education
Prof. David Wiljer and Team Phil R. Manning Research Award by the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education
Prof. Rene Wong Fox Award, The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education
Prof. George Yousef 2017 Member, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, by the Royal Society of Canada
Centre for Faculty Development 2017 ASPIRE Award for Excellence in Faculty Development by the Association for Medical Education in Europe
UofTMed Magazine 2017 Gold Award in the category of Special Constituency Magazines, The Council for Advancement and Support of Education