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Canadian Paediatric Society

CPS awards recognize outstanding contributions to child and youth health

May 29 2017

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has announced its 2017 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. Heather J. Dean, Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg [Read more]

Geoffrey C. Robinson Award, Dr. Suzanne C. Tough, University of Calgary, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute [Read more]

Michel Weber Education Award, Dr. Élisabeth Rousseau, Sainte-Justine UHC, Montréal [Read more]

Distinguished Community Paediatrician, Dr. Aven Poynter, Langley [Read more]

Distinguished Neonatologist Award, Dr. Ann L. Jefferies, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto [Read more]

Young Investigator Award, Dr. Luis Barreiro, Sainte-Justine UHC, Montréal [Read more]

The Noni MacDonald Award, “The impact of child safety restraint legislation on child injuries in police-reported motor vehicle collisions in British Columbia: An interrupted time series analysis”, Dr. Jeff Brubacher, Vancouver General Hospital [Read more]

Danielle Grenier Member Recognition Award [Read more]

  • Dr. Doug McMillan, IWK Health Centre, Halifax
  • Dr. Jean-Yves Frappier, Sainte-Justine UHC, Montréal

CPS Life Membership [Read more]

  • Dr. Sue Tallettt, Toronto
  • Dr. Marie Gauthier, Sainte-Justine UHC, Montreal

CPS Honorary Membership [Read more]

  • Dr. Leslie Rourkie, Memorial University, St. John’s
  • Dr. Janet Austin, Vancouver

All CPS awards will be presented at the 94th CPS Annual Conference—May 31-June 3 in Vancouver.

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


Media inquiries:

Hayley Chazan
Media Relations Specialist
Canadian Paediatric Society
613-526-9397 x 247


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: Jun 16 2017