Prizes - CIHR IA Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research

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The CIHR Institute of Aging Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research is selected in partnership with the Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS). The prize of a $1,000 is awarded for the best scientific presentation by a Medical Resident in a core (or primary) residency training program at the CGS Annual Scientific Meeting. No additional application is required in order to be considered for this prize. Visit the CGS Website for the most recent call for abstracts, and see below for a list of past winners.

Past CIHR IA Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research Winners

2014

Photo: From left (Dr. Gary Naglie, Katalin Balogh, Dr. José Morais)

Katalin Balogh is the 2014 winner of the Réjean Hébert prize in Geriatric Research. Katalin, from the University of Saskatchewan, received the prize for her research presentation on "Improving the care of geriatric patients on a provincial CTU". Dr. José Morais, President of The Canadian Geriatrics Society and Dr. Gary Naglie, Chair of the CIHR Institute of Aging Advisory Board, presented the award to Katalin.

2013

Photo: From left (Dr. Roger Wong, Jason Kerr, Dr. Gary Naglie and Dr. Yves Joanette)

Jason Kerr is the 2013 winner of the Réjean Hébert prize in Geriatric Research. Jason, from the division of Geriatric Medicine of St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto Ontario, received the prize for his research presentation "Time Requirements of Chronic Disease Guidelines in Primary Care". Dr. Roger Wong, President of The Canadian Geriatrics Society, Dr. Gary Naglie, Chair of the CIHR Institute of Aging Advisory Board and Dr. Yves Joanette Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Aging, presented the award to Jason.

2009

Photo: Dr. Howard Bergman and Quynh-Dao Dinh

Quynh-Dao Dinh is the 2009 winner of the Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research. Quiynh-Dao, from the University of British Columbia, received the prize for her research presentation "Documenting Code Status at the Time of Admission to Hospital". Dr. Howard Bergman, Past President of the Canadian Geriatrics Society and Chair of the IA Advisory Board presented the award.

2008

Photo: Dr. Howard Bergman and Vikram Comondore

Vikram Comondore is the 2008 winner of the Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research. Vikram, from the University of British Columbia, received the prize for his research presentation "Quality of Care in Private For-Profit and Private Not For-Profit Nursing Homes: A Systematic Review". Dr. Howard Bergman, Past President of the Canadian Geriatrics Society and Chair of the IA Advisory Board presented the award.

2007

Photo: Cary Cunic

Cary Cunic is the 2007 winner of the Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research. Cary, from the University of British Columbia, received the prize for her research presentation "Older Adults after Discharge from an Acute Care for Elders Unit (ACE)".

2006

Photo: Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews and Melissa K. Andrew

The CIHR Institute of Aging is pleased to announce the winner of the first CIHR IA Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research. The 2006 winner is Melissa K. Andrew, from Dalhousie University, for her research presentation "Does social vulnerability predict mortality in older adults?". Melissa has received previously an Age+ prize from the Institute of Aging and clearly is a rising geriatric star in Canada. The selection committee included three national society Presidents: Howard Bergman for CGS, John Campbell for the NZ Geriatrics Society, and Jane Potter for the American Geriatrics Society.

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