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Celebrating Excellence - Outstanding Achievement Awards

June 23, 2017
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The BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Achievement Awards, recognizing trainee achievements in research aimed at improving the health and well being of children and families.

Outstanding Achievement by a Masters Student:
Ms. Emma Hitchcock, Gibson Research Team
This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of a Masters student whose research skills and analytical capacity clearly demonstrate the individual's potential as a productive member of the scientific community.

Outstanding Achievement by a Doctoral Student:
Ms. Giulia Muraca, Joseph Research Team
This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of a Doctoral student whose demonstrated originality, research ability and a capacity for critical thinking identify the individual as being likely to become a contributing member in the scientific community.

Outstanding Achievement by a Postdoctoral Fellow:
Dr. Britt Ingrid Drögemöller, Ross Research Team
This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of a Postdoctoral Fellow whose high academic achievements, personal leadership qualities and demonstrated research ability show promise of the individual becoming a future leader in health research. 

Outstanding Achievement by a Resident:
Dr. Alison Lee, Doan Research Team
This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of a Resident whose scholarly activity, industry and commitment to the research endeavour are an example to other trainees and who has contributed to advances in child, youth or women's health.

Outstanding Achievement by a Clinical Sub-specialty Resident or Fellow:
Dr. Bahaa Abu Raya, Sadarangani Research Team
This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of a clinical sub-specialty Resident or Fellow, whose research initiatives have been pursued in a conscientious, original and competent manner, and who has the potential for academic excellence in their future career in their chosen specialty.

 
For more information on the outstanding achievements of award recipients, refer to the 2017 Trainee Research Forum Abstract Booklet