Several MIRC members received awards at the annual Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Awards Reception, which took place on May 31, 2017 in the Jan and Mien Heersink Reading Pavilion and marked the culmination of the FHS Research Plenary. The event opened with welcoming remarks from Dr. Paul O’Byrne, the Dean and Vice-President of the Faculty of Health Sciences, as well as Dr. Catherine Hayward and MIRC’s own Dr. Jonathan Bramson. Awards were then presented to winners of the Research Plenary Awards, special student and faculty awards, and Graduate Program Awards. The reception was well attended by MIRC trainees, staff and faculty, and we would like to congratulate the following individuals on their awards:

Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Programs Outstanding Excellence Award, given to students “who achieved a rating of excellent for their last two or more supervisory committee meetings or who have received 'Distinction' on their comprehensive examinations”:  Matthew Atherton, Ehab Ayaub, Steven Cass, Anisha Dubey, Amanda Lee, Dessi Loukov,

Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Programs Outstanding Achievement Award, given to “graduate students in their final year of a Master's or Doctoral program who have made outstanding achievements, based on the opinion of their graduate program”:  Matthew Atherton, Anisha Dubey, Amanda Lee, and Pavithra Parthasarathy

FHSPDA Excellence in PDF Supervision Award, given a faculty member in the FHS who has “demonstrated outstanding mentorship/supervision of postdoctoral fellows”: 

FHS Research Plenary Outstanding Oral Presentation AwardDr. Jocelyn Wessels (PDF) and Puja Bagri (Doctoral)

FHS Research Plenary MILO Commercial Potential AwardSophie Poznanski (Masters)

FHS Research Plenary Excellence in Poster Presentation Award Sophie Poznanski (Masters) and Danielle Vitali (Masters)




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