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BRITE Awards for Excellence
The BRITE (Bloorview Research Institute Trainee Executive) Awards for Excellence highlight our trainees and supervisors who go above and beyond to shape the next generation of researchers, scientists, and clinicians. Applications for the 2022 BRITE Awards for Excellence will be announced soon.
Excellence in Peer Mentorship: Awarded to a Bloorview Research Institute trainee who has an outstanding track record of mentorship, reflecting Holland Bloorview's values. Mentorship may be formal or informal, of any level of trainee, student or volunteer.
Excellence in Trainee Supervision: Awarded to a Bloorview Research Institute supervisor who demonstrates excellence in scientific supervision, skill development, and student support, reflecting Holland Bloorview's values.
Excellence in Research Collaborations: Awarded to a Bloorview Research Institute trainee who demonstrates collaboration in research, reflecting Holland Bloorview's values. Collaborators may include, but are not limited to, children, youth, families, community members, clinicians, practitioners, other professionals, policy makers.
Excellence in Peer Mentorship: Brandon Rufino
Excellence in Trainee Supervision: Dr. Jessica Brian
Excellence in Research Collaborations: Daniela Chan-Viquez
Excellence in Trainee Support: Joanne Wincentak
Stay tuned for a list of 2021 Student Defenses!
Scholarships & Awards
BRITE would like to congratulate all Trainees who have received awards and scholarships over the past academic year!
Holland Bloorview Graduate Student Scholarship Awards
The Holland Bloorview Foundation offers several competitive awards to support Trainees in their research and the pursuit of their academic careers. BRITE would like to recognize the following award recipients:
Kimel Family Graduate Student Scholarship in Pediatric Rehabilitation
2021 - 2022 Recipients: Aliaa Gouda, Nicolas Ivanov
2018-2019 Recipients: Carly Cermak, Stephanie Cheung
2017-2018 Recipients: Keelia Quinn DeLaunay, Meaghan Walker
Kimel Family Graduate Student Scholarship in Pediatric Disability Research
2021 - 2022 Recipient: Isabelle Caven
2018-2019 Recipients: Erica Floreani, Eric Wan
2017-2018 Recipients: Patrick Jachyra, Ellen Drumm
Whipper-Watson Graduate Research Studentship Award
2021 - 2022 Recipient: Jae Moon
2018-2019 Recipient: Donya Mosleh
2017-2018 Recipient: Brock Laschowski
Holland Bloorview Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship Award
2018-2019 Recipients: Ali Mojdeh, Mahan Malihi
2017-2018 Recipients: Eric Smart, Sina Panahandeh
Visit the Graduate Student Scholarships Awards page to learn more.