This page serves to recognize some of the extraordinary achievements by our Health faculty members.
For more information about awards specific to Health faculty members, please visit External award opportunites for faculty.
National - Canada Research Chairs
Chair holders improve our depth of knowledge and quality of life, strengthen Canada's international competitiveness, and help train the next generation of highly skilled people through student supervision, teaching, and the coordination of other researchers' work.
James W.E. Rush - Canada Research Chair in Integrative Vascular Biology (2003-2013)
Richard Staines - Canada Research Chair in Sensorimotor Control (2005-2015)
National - Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) Fellows
CAHS Fellows are nominated by their institutions and peers and selected in a competitive process based on their internationally recognized leadership, academic performance, scientific creativity and willingness to serve. Induction into the CAHS as a Fellow is considered one of the highest honours within Canada’s academic community.
National - Selected Prestigious Awards
Governor General's Innovation Award
David Hammond, Geoffrey Fong (Psychology), Mary Thompson (Statistics and Actuarial Science)
Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health
Canadian Association for Leisure Studies
Canadian Cancer Society William E Rawles Prize
Canada's Premier Young Researcher Award
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Fellow
Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars
National - Public Health Agency of Canada - Applied Chairs in Public Health
The program supports innovative population health research that improves health equity for citizens in Canada and around the world. This can be achieved through interdisciplinary collaborations and mentorship of researchers and decision makers in health and other sectors.
National - Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Awards
Trailblazer Award in Population Health Solutions
The CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award in Population Health Solutions is a career achievement award that recognizes exceptional contributions in the area of population and public health research. Applicants must have made substantial impacts on the field of population health and leadership, mentorship, and innovative contributions of the recipients.
New Investigator Award
Provincial - Ontario Early Researcher Awards
The Early Research Awards program provides funding for new researchers to build their research teams.
United States - Academy of Leisure Sciences Fellows
The Academy of Leisure Sciences Fellows are outstanding performers and recognized leaders in the leisure profession with a minimum of ten years of experience.
Roger Mannell (Distinguished Professor Emeritus)
Alison Pedlar (Distinguished Professor Emerita)
Sue Shaw (Distinguished Professor Emerita)
Stephen Smith (Professor Emeritus)
Jiri Zuzanek (Distinguished Professor Emeritus)
University of Waterloo - Research Chairs
The University of Waterloo owes much of its reputation and stature to the quality of its professors and their scholarly accomplishments. Waterloo recognizes exceptional achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge through the designation 'University Research Chair'.