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Trainee Achievements

Congratulations to all trainees for their achievements, awards and publications.

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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 2019 BRITE Awards for Excellencewill be open in February 2019.  

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. 

2019 Recipients

Excellence in Peer Mentorship: Dr. Julia Gray

Excellence in Trainee Supervision: Dr. Elaine Biddiss

Excellence in Research Collaborations: Alex MacIntosh

2018 Recipients

Excellence in Trainee Supervision: Dr. Barbara Gibson 

Excellence in Research Collaborations: Dr. Silvia Orlandi

2017 Recipients

Excellence in Peer Mentorship: Patrick Jachyra

Excellence in Trainee Supervision: Dr. Azadeh Kushki

Excellence in Research Collaborations: Oswald Michael Gray

Student Defenses

Stay tuned for a list of 2018 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

2018-2019 Recipients: Carly Cermak, Stephanie Cheung

2017-2018 Recipients: Keelia Quinn DeLaunay, Meaghan Walker

Kimel Family Graduate Student Scholarship in Pediatric Disability

2018-2019 Recipients: Erica Floreani, Eric Wan

2017-2018 Recipients: Patrick Jachyra, Ellen Drumm

Whipper-Watson Graduate Research Studentship Award

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