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Canadian Paediatric Society

CPS awards recognize outstanding contributions to child and youth health

May 28 2018

OTTAWA — The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has announced its 2018 award winners, honouring those who care for children and youth in Canada through excellence in paediatric research, advocacy, health promotion and education.

Alan Ross Award, Dr. Dennis Daneman, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, [Read more]

Career Research Award, Dr. David Johnson, University of Calgary, Alberta Children’s Hospital [Read more]

Michel Weber Education Award, Dr. Susan Bannister, University of Calgary, Alberta Children’s Hospital [Read more]

Victor Marchessault Advocacy Award, Dr. Mark Tremblay, University of Ottawa, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario [Read more]

Danielle Grenier Member Recognition Award, Dr. Dawn Davies, University of Alberta, Stollery Children’s Hospital [Read more]

Distinguished Community Paediatrician Award, Dr. Michelle Gordon, Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital [Read more]

Anna Jarvis Paediatric Emergency Medicine Teaching Award, Dr. Marilyn Li, Tulane University, New Orleans [Read more]

Emerging Leader in Neonatology Award, Dr. Pia Wintermark, McGill University, Montreal Children’s Hospital [Read more]

The Noni MacDonald Award, “Frequent marijuana use and driving risk behaviours in Canadian youth,” Lead author, Bonnie Leadbeater, PhD, Victoria [Read more]

Life Membership [Read more]

  • Dr. Andrew Lynk, Dalhousie University, IWK Health Centre, Halifax
  • Dr. Robin Williams, St. Davids, Ontario

Honorary Membership, Dr. Ian Gemmill, Queen’s University, Kingston [Read more]

All CPS awards will be presented at the 95th CPS Annual Conference—May 30-June 2 in Quebec City.

For conference information visit: Media assistance will be available on-site.


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About the Canadian Paediatric Society

The Canadian Paediatric Society is a national advocacy association that promotes the health needs of children and youth. Founded in 1922, the CPS represents more than 3,300 paediatricians, paediatric subspecialists and other child health professionals across Canada.

Last updated: May 28 2018