and well-being of children and youth
Formerly known as the CPS Research Award, the award was established in 1999 and recognizes basic or clinical research accomplishments of a young investigator in fields that benefit child and youth health.
The award is presented during the CPS Annual Conference. The recipient is awarded a commemorative plaque, cash prize and complimentary CPS membership for one year.
Awarded every other year, the next award will be presented in 2017.
Dr. Amanda Newton is the 2015 Young Investigator Award winner, which accomplishments of a young researcher in fields that benefit child and youth health. Dr. Newton is a national leader in establishing research evidence to improve mental health care and outcomes for children who are acutely mentally ill.
Nominees should be a MD and/or a PhD. They should be less than 40 years old on the first day of the CPS Annual Conference at which the award is presented or be within 7 years of their first faculty appointment in Canada. The recipient should also be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and hold an appointment at a Canadian university, hospital or research institute.
The Awards Committee will judge candidates based on:
Submissions must include:
Submit your nominations using the Submit Nomination button.
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Last updated: Sep 8 2016