Articles in the Awards Category

Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Wins 2014 Governor General’s Gold Medal in Medicine, Health Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 17 October 2014
Stats: 108 views and No Comments Former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto, who was recently awarded the 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize, has also won the 2014 Governor General’s Gold Medal in Medicine, Health Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies in recognition of the most outstanding doctoral performance in these areas. The title of Dr. Colapinto’s thesis is, “Examining… [read more]
Dr. Cynthia Colapinto Awarded 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 14 October 2014
Stats: 159 views and No Comments Congratulations to former HALOite Dr. Cynthia Colapinto who has been awarded the 2014 Joseph De Koninck Prize for the best doctoral thesis in an interdisciplinary or collaborative program. Her thesis, titled “Examining the folate status of Canadians: An analysis of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) to assess and guide… [read more]
HALO Researchers Receive CHEO Research Institute Growth Award
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Posted in Awards on 28 July 2014
Stats: 933 views and No Comments Congratulations to HALO researchers Dr. Kristi Adamo, PhD student Kendra Brett and Dr. Zach Ferraro as well as CHEO Research Institute Scientist Dr. Martin holcik on being recently awarded a CHEO Research Institute Growth Award for their project, “Does regular physical activity during pregnancy effect placental gene expression?” A summary… [read more]
Dr. Kristi Adamo Awarded 1 of 2 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards
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Posted in Awards on 25 July 2014
Stats: 561 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Kristi Adamo who, along with CHEO Research Institute Scientist Dr. Martin Holcik, were recently awarded one of two 2014 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards in Obesity and Reproductive Health. The project title is, “The effects of obesity on placental gene expression and fetal growth” and the objective… [read more]
Christian Lizotte Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
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Posted in Awards on 24 July 2014
Stats: 429 views and No Comments HALO MSc student Christian Lizotte has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Christian!… [read more]
Kendra Brett Receives Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology
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Posted in Awards on 15 July 2014
Stats: 296 views and No Comments HALO PhD student Kendra Brett has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Kendra!… [read more]
HALOites Make 3 Presentations and Win 2 Awards at the Canadian Student Obesity Meeting
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts, Presentations on 24 June 2014
Stats: 728 views and No Comments PhD student Jessica McNeil, Research Associate Dr. Zach Ferraro and Junior Research Chair Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput attended the Canadian Student Obesity Meeting (COSM) last weekend in Waterloo, Ontario. A list of presentations is below: ZM Ferraro, N Barrowman, D Prud’homme, M Walker, SW Wen, M Rodger, KB Adamo. Examining the… [read more]
Dr. Richard Larouche Receives CIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship
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Posted in Awards on 2 May 2014
Stats: 457 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Richard Larouche who has been notified that he has received a CIHR Post-doctoral Fellowship! Former HALOites Drs. Zach Ferraro and Stephanie Prince-Ware have also been notified that they will be receiving CIHR Post-doctoral Fellowships. Congratulations!… [read more]
Active Transportation and Adolescents’ Health
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Posted in Awards on 10 April 2014
Stats: 2,572 views and No Comments Dr. Richard Larouche and Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Active Transportation and Adolescents’ Health: The Canadian Health Measures Survey,” that was recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Larouche R, Faulkner GEJ, Fortier M, Tremblay… [read more]
Ottawa Researcher Receives International Award for Obesity Research
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 25 March 2014
Stats: 1,995 views and No Comments OTTAWA, Canada – March 25, 2014 – At the International Congress on Obesity held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week, Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput from the Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) research group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute was awarded the International Journal of Obesity… [read more]