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Honours and Awards

Career Highlights:

  • The Outstanding Pain Mentorship Award of the Canadian Pain Society 2020
  • Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists Royal Society of Canada 2019
  • The American Pain Society's Jeffrey Lawson Award 2019
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award 2018
  • York Research Chair in Pain and Mental Health (2015- currently suspended due to Associate Vice-President Research position)
  • President's Emerging Research Leader Award (2016) 
  • Canadian Psychological Association Foundation (CPAF) Award (2014) 
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator in Pain (2007-2014)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship (2004-2007; declined 2005-2007)
  • American Psychological Association Division 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology) Routh Early Career Award 2011 
  • Canadian Psychological Association's President's New Researcher Award 2010
  • The Canadian Pain Society Early Career Award 2009
  • Faculty of Health Dean's Award For Excellence In Research - Early Career Category 2009
  • Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Award 2009

Graduate Training Highlights:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Doctoral Fellowship (2000-2003)
  • Michael Smith Health Research Doctoral Fellowship (2000-2003)
  • Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship (declined)
  • Canadian Pain Society/Janssen-Ortho Doctoral Award Winner (2002)

Undergraduate Training Highlights:

  • Summa cum laude degree distinction
  • Dean's Graduate Honour Roll
  • York University Renewable Scholarship (4), 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
  • Vanier College Award
  • Canadian Federation of University Women's Scholarship