Congratulations to HALO Director Dr. Mark Tremblay on receiving the CHEO Research Institute’s 2016 Outstanding Investigator Award, which is presented annually to a researcher for their outstanding achievements over the past few years as evidenced by funding, publications, national or international reputation and discoveries that have the potential to impact healthcare at CHEO and around the world.
From the nomination letter:
He holds over $3.5 million in active research grants as a Principal Investigator, and is the lead author or co-author on 46 peer-reviewed journal publications in 2015. He launched the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance in 2015, which is a network of researchers, health professionals and stakeholders working to advance physical activity globally in children and youth. Mark also serves as Principal Investigator and Organizer of the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance Global Matrix 2.0, which represents the concurrent preparation of Report Cards on the physical activity of children and youth in 38 countries from six continents…