Research chairs and awards

Canada Research Chairs


Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging Chairs


Ontario Home Care Research Chair

John HirdesJohn Hirdes
Ontario Home Care Research and Knowledge Exchange Chair

Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair

Scott LeatherdaleScott Leatherdale
Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair in Population Studies

Applied Chairs in Public Health*

Kelly SkinnerApplied Public Health Chair, Healthy environments for climate change and food security in northern Canada

David Hammond - Applied Public Health Chair, Evaluating Smoking and Healthy Weight Policies

Scott Leatherdale - Applied Public Health Chair, Chronic Disease Prevention and Youth

*A partnership between Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Public Health Agency of Canada

Other selected honours 

Roy Cameron - Honourary Life Membership Award Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA); Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellow

Mark Ferro - Fellow, American Psychopathological Association

David Hammond - Governor General's Innovation Award (with Geoffrey Fong, Mary Thompson); William E. Rawls Prize, Canadian Cancer Society; Canada's Premier Young Researcher, CIHR; Canadian Medical Association Journal’s Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research; Lise Manchester Award, Statistical Society of Canada; Royal Society of Canada – College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists; Highly Cited Researcher, Clarivate Analytics

John HirdesQueen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellow

Susan Horton - Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Fellow

Craig Janes - Vic Neufeld Mentorship Award in Global Health Research, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research

Sharon Kirkpatrick - Early Researcher Award, Government of Ontario; Highly Cited Researcher, Clarivate Analytics

Scott Leatherdale - Fellow, American Academy of Health Behavior

Plinio Morita - Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge, CIHR, Public Health Agency of Canada, and MARS

Paul Stolee - Evelyn Shapiro Mentoring Award, Canadian Association on Gerontology