Awards and Recognition

Faculty members in the Faculty of Health have been recognized with multiple honours and awards.

Name Program Awards/Recognition
Farah Ahmad School of Health Policy & Management
  • CIHR New Investigator Award
  • Early Researcher Award
Ellen Bialystok Psychology
  • Distinguished Research Professor
  • Order of Canada
  • Royal Society of Canada - Academy of Social Science
  • York Research Chair
Claudia Chaufan School of Health Policy & Management
  • US Fulbright Research Chair in 2015
John Douglas Crawford Psychology
  • Distinguished Research Professor
  • Tier One Canada Research Chair
  • $33M Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) grant for the VISTA program
Tamara Daly School of Health Policy & Management
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health
John Eastwood Psychology
  • Early Researcher Award
Gordon Flett Psychology
  • Early Researcher Award
Mary Fox Nursing
  • Early Researcher Award
  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Career Scientist Award
Lucia Gagliese Kinesiology & Health Science
  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Career Scientist Award
Liane Ginsburg School of Health Policy & Management
  • CIHR New Investigator Award
Sherry Grace Kinesiology & Health Science
  • CIHR New Investigator Award
  • Early Researcher Award
Tara Haas Kinesiology & Health Science
  • CIHR New Investigator Award
Laurence Harris Psychology
  • York Research Chair
Denise Henriques Kinesiology & Health Science
  • Early Researcher Award
David Hood Kinesiology & Health Science
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
  • Tier One Canada Research Chair
Michaela Hynie Psychology
  • Canadian Institute for Health Research for Refugee integration and long-term health outcomes in Canada
Joel Katz Psychology
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
  • Tier One Canada Research Chair
  • Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributors to Psychology as a Science from the Canadian Psychological Association
Kerry Kawakami Psychology
  • Early Research Award
Nazilla Khanlou Nursing
  • Women's Health Research Chair in Mental Health
Joel Lexchin School of Health Policy & Management (Emeritus)
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Alison Macpherson Kinesiology & Health Science
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair: Reproductive, Child and Youth Health Services and Policy
Paul McDonald Dean, Faculty of Health
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Hiroshi Ono Psychology (Emeritus)
  • Distinguished Research Professor
James Orbinski School of Health Policy & Management
  • Order of Canada
  • Order of Ontario
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Governor General of Canada
Debra Pepler Psychology
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
  • Distinguished Research Professor
  • Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributors to Psychology as a Science from the Canadian Psychological Association
David Regan Psychology (Emeritus)
  • Royal Society of Canada - Academy of Science
Rebecca Pillai Riddell Psychology
  • CIHR New Investigator Award
  • Early Researcher Award
  • York Research Chair
Marcia Rioux School of Health Policy & Management
  • Distinguished Research Professor
  • Member, Order of Canada
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Governor General of Canada
Shayna Rosenbaum Psychology
  • CIHR New Investigator Award
  • Early Researcher Award
  • The Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
  • York Research Chair
Stuart Shanker Psychology (Emeritus)
  • Distinguished Research Professor
Harvey Skinner Psychology
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Martin Steinbach Psychology (Emeritus)
  • Distinguished Research Professor
Jonathan Weiss Psychology
  • CIHR in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Mental Health Problems in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Early Researcher Award
Henny Westra Psychology
  • CIHR New Investigator Award
Georg Zoidl Psychology
  • Tier One Canada Research Chair