Kinesiology prof receives Bloomberg Manulife prize

Monday, February 8, 2016

Lora Giangregorio receives prize from award representatives.

Marianne Harrison, President and CEO of Manulife Canada, Michael Meighen, Chancellor of McGill University, Lawrence Bloomberg, Waterloo Professor Lora Giangregorio, Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill, and Dilson Rassier, Dean, Faculty of Education at McGill.

Kinesiology Professor Lora Giangregorio received the 2015 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health at a ceremony on February 8 in Toronto.

The award recognizes her clinical research aimed at improving the management of osteoporosis through exercise, as well as her significant outreach efforts in promoting physical activity.

Professor Giangregorio’s work, with Osteoporosis Canada and researchers in several countries, led to the development of the “Too Fit To Fracture” exercise and physical activity recommendations for people with osteoporosis.