Past Award Recipients

Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award

The Award is given in recognition of an extraordinary contribution in the application of nutrition research that extends clinical nutrition practice beyond the currently accepted boundaries, or that materially expands clinical nutrition practice within those boundaries.

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Award Winners (1st awarded in 2010)
2018

Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC
Royal Alexandra Hospital, Department of Medicine / University of Alberta

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2017 Stephanie Atkinson  
2016 Harvey Anderson  
2015 Deborah O'Connor  
2014 Angelo Tremblay  
2013 Tom Clandinin  
2012 L. John Hoffer  
2011 Paul Pencharz  
2010 David Jenkins  


Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research
(formerly Centrum Foundation New Scientist Award of the Canadian Society for Nutritional Sciences for Outstanding Research and the Borden Award/Young Scientist Research Award)

The Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research is made available to a member of the Canadian Nutrition Society/Société canadienne de nutrition who has made an outstanding contribution to research in nutrition.

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Award Winners
2018 Vicky Drapeau, PhD - Université Laval
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2017 René Jacobs
2016 Richard Bazinet
2015 Spencer Proctor
2014 Ahmed El-Sohemy
2013 Noreen Willows
2012 Raylene A. Reimer
2011 Benoît Lamarche
2010 Hope Weiler
2009 James House
2008 Mohammed Moghadasian
2007 Linda Wykes
2006 Harol Haukema
2005 Carla Taylor
2004 Hélène Payette
2003 Mary-Ellen Harper
2002 Linda McCargar
2001 Mary L'Abbé
2000 (not awarded)
1999 Robert Ross
1998 Vickie Baracos
1997 Peter Jones
1996 Ranjana P. Bird
1995 Stephen Cunnane
1994 Ron Ball
1993 Sheila M. Innis
1992 Stanley H. Zlotkin
1991 Emile Levy
1990 Gene R. Herzberg
1989 Simon N. Young
1988 M. Tom Clandinin
1987 Paul B. Pencharz
1986 John T. Brosnan
1985 Larry P. Milligan
1984 Tapan K. Basu
1983 David J. Jenkins
1982 Bruce Holub
1981 (not awarded)
1980 (not awarded)
1979 Ranjit Chandra
1978 G.H. Anderson
1977 Henry S. Bayley
1976 Brian L. Walker
1975 K.N. Jeejeebhoy
1974 K.J. Jenkins
1973 K. Dakshinamurti
1972 J. Beare-Rogers
1971 W.E.J. Philipps
1970 Ruth Renner
1969 Charles R. Scriver
1968 George H. Beaton
1967 Serge Renaud
1966 John P. Bowland
1965 William Cochrane
1964 Wallace J. Pigden
1963 Alex B. Morrison
1962 J. Milton Bell
1961 Donald Fraser
1960 Ian R. Sibbald


INMD/CNS New Investigator Award
Award Winners (1st presented in 2015)
2018 Rachel Murphy, PhD - University of British Columbia
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2017 JoAnne Arcandm PhD
2016 Melanie Plourde, PhD
2015 John Sievenpiper, MD, PhD

 

Earle W. McHenry Award

The award is given in recognition of distinguished service in the field of nutrition by a Canadian or Canadian-based individual.

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2018 Not Awarded
2017 Valerie Tarasuk, PhD
2016 Rhonda Bell, PhD, RD
2015 Susan Barr, PhD
2014 Linda McCargar
2013 Terrence Graham
2012 Susan Whiting
2011 Peter Jones 
2010 Mary L'Abbé
2009 Catherine Field
2008 Ron Ball
2007 Peter Fischer
2006 M.Tom Clandinin
2005 Stanley Zlotkin
2004 Paul B. Pencharz
2003 Margaret Cheney
2002 Sheila M. Innis
2001 Young Cho
2000 Bruce Holub
1999 David Jenkins
1998 Stephanie Atkinson
1997 David Yeung
1996 Rosalind Gibson
1995 Bruce E. McDonald
1994 Alex R. Robblee
1993 Joyce Beare-Rogers
1992 J. Milton Bell
1991 Paul-J. Lupien
1989 G. Harvey Anderson
1988 T. Keith Murray
1987 Kenneth K. Carroll
1986 Beryl E. March
1985 Harold H. Draper
1984 George H. Beaton
1983 Stanley J. Slinger
1982 J. Alex Campbell
1981 Donald R. Clandinin
1980 W.W. Hawkins
1979 Jacob Biely
1978 L.B. Pett
1977 Otto Shaefer
1976 E. Gordon Young
1975 Robert H. Commons
1974 E.W. Crampton


The Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Award for Nutrition Translation

The Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism (APNM) Award recognizes excellence in the translation of nutritional knowledge. 

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Award Winners (1st awarded in 2015)
2018 Camila Lemos Pinto Oliveira; Isabelle Dionne; Carla Prado
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2017 Heather Keller, RD, PhD, FDC; Celia Laur, MSc, Phd(c); Tara McNicholl, BSc; Renata Valaitis, PhD
2016 Caroline Richard, Ph.D., R.D.; Erin D. Lewis, Ph.D. Candidate, and Catherine Field, Ph.D., RD.
2015
Angelo Tremblay, PhD, France Bellisle, PhD

PhD Dissertation Award

The PhD Dissertation Award is given for outstanding research in nutrition at the PhD level.

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Award Winners (1st awarded in 2008)
2018 Kathryn Hopperton, PhD - University of Toronto
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2017 Crystal Karakochuk
2016 Julie Mason-Ennis
2015 Teri Emrich
2014 Bibiana Garcia-Bailo
2013 Justine Tishinsky
2012 Rachel A Murphy
2011 R. Christopher K. Tomlinson
Title: Arginine synthesis in humans
2010 Julia Wong
Title: Colonic Fermentation, Equol Status and the Hypocholesterolemic Effect of Soy
2009 (Not awarded)
2008 Nick Bellissimo
Title: Environmental and Physiological Determinants of Food Intake Control in Children


Clinical Nutrition Research Abstract Award

The Award is given for submission of a clinical research abstract by a dietitian.

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Award Winners
2018

Maude Perreault, McMaster University

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2017 Jean-Philippe Drouin-Chartier
2016 Arti Sharma-Parpia
2015 Daniela Malta
2014 Hubert Cormier
2013 Stephanie Schwindt
2012 Manon Laporte
2011 Alyson Martinez
2010 Carole Thompson


George Beaton Award

The Award is given for student work in the field of public health nutrition, and is presented to a full-time student specializing in some aspect of nutrition.

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Award Winners (1st awarded in 2011)
2018 Anne-Julie Tessier, McGill University
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2017 Myriam Landry
2016 Kyly Whitfield
2015 Sheida Noorhosseini
2014 Lisa Martin
2013 Teri E. Emrich
2012 Mahsa Jessri
2011 Teri E. Emrich


Mohammed Moghadasian Award

The Award is given for student research in the application of nutrition in the treatment and/or prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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Award Winners (1st awarded in 2010)
2018

Janie Allaire, Université Laval

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2017 Paulina Aldana Hernancez
2016 Bénédicte Tremblay
2015 Yanan Wang
2014 Issac Streit
2013 Dylan MacKay
2012 Melissa Glier
2011 L. Jane Patterson
2010 JoAnne Arcand



Volunteer Leadership Award
Award Winners (1st awarded in 2011)
2018 Alison Duncan, PhD, RD, University of Guelph
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2017 Robert Bertolo
2016 Angelo Tremblay
2015 Leah Gramlich
2014 Lindsay Robinson
2013 Pauline Darling
2012 Janis Randall Simpson
2011 David Ma



INMD/CNS Post-Doctoral Award
 
Award Winners (1st presented in 2017)
   
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2018 Not Awarded
2017 Shirin Panahi


 
Christine Gagnon Memorial Travel Award / Nestle Nutrition Graduate Student Award – Finalist
Award Winners
2018
  • Shoug Alashmali, University of Toronto
  • Janie Allaire, Université Laval
  • Jamie Lynn Clark, University of Manitoba
  • Vanessa Giuliano, University of Toronto
  • Josephine Jakubowski, McMaster University
  • Maude Perrault, McMaster University
  • Maryam Razaghi, McGill University
  • Anne-Julie Tessier, McGill University
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2017
  • Paulina Aldana Hernandez, University of Alberta
  • Tatiana Allore, Université Laval
  • Marina Castro, University of Toronto
  • Kerri Delaney, Concordia University
  • Jean-Philippe Drouin-Chartier, Université Laval
  • Pascale Grégoire-Pelchat, Université de Montréal
  • Kathryn Jacob, Mcill University
  • Marnie Newell, University of Alberta
2016
  • Hubert Cormier
  • Kathryn Hopperton
  • Kabo Masisi
  • Kosar Omidian
  • Hossein Rafiei
  • Benedicte Tremblay
  • Marc-Olivier Trepanier
  • Christopher Villa
2015
  • Mohammad Abdullah
  • Raphael Chouinard-Watkins
  • Hubert Cormier
  • Jutika Datar
  • Sarah Dainty
  • Lena Hong
  • Danyelle Liddle
  • Yanan Wang
2014
  • Hubert Cormier
  • Anna DeBoer
  • Erin Lewis
  • Jason Robinson
  • Linda Siemens
  • Isaac T. Streit
  • Rebecca Theal
  • Yanan Wang
2013
  • Kathryn Adel, Laval University
  • Hubert Cormier, Laval University
  • Anna DeBoer, University of Guelph
  • Teri Emrich, University of Toronto
  • Marie-Eve Labonte, Laval University
  • Sandra Castillo San Juan, University of Manitoba
  • Stephanie Schwindt, University of Alberta
  • Trina Stephens, University of British Columbia
2012
  • Diana Sanchez-Hernandez
  • Stephanie P. B. Caligiuri
  • Véronique Gingras
  • Nancy N. Kang
  • Brian T. Wu
  • Mahsa Jessri
  • Sina Gallo
  • Chelsia Gillis
2011
  • Melinda Mintarno
  • Sahar Tamadon-nejad
  • Sylvia H. Ley
  • Jennifer E. Lambert
  • Carla Rodriguez Dimitrescu
  • Mira B. MacLennan
  • Sarah Finch
  • Teri E. Emrich
2010
  • Adrienne D. Danyliw
  • Maira Quintanilha
  • Jing Qiao
  • JoAnne Arcand
  • Xiaoran Liu
  • Jennifer E. Lambert
  • Rachel A. Murphy
  • Carole Thompson
2009
  • Susan Tran
  • Elizabeth Novak
  • Bodil Larsen
  • Rachel Murphy
  • Sarah Finch
  • Kanta Chechi
  • Matthew Parrott
  • Laura Forbes
2008
  • Jasdeep Saggar,
  • Justine Tishinsky
  • Agnes Gozdzik,
  • Alireza Jahan-mihan,
  • Yong Jia,
  • Sean Mark
  • Beatrice Lau
  • Semone Myrie



Nestle Nutrition Graduate Student Award

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Award Winners
2018
1st place:  
2nd place:  
3rd place:

Janie Allaire, Université Laval
Anne-Julie Tessier, McGill University
Vanessa Giuliano, University of Toronto

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2017
  • Kathryn Jacob (1st)
  • Pascale Grégoire-Pelchat (2nd)
  • Marnie Newell (3rd)

 

2016

  • Kathryn Hopperton (1st)
  • Bénédicte Tremblay (2nd)
  • Christopher Villa (3rd)

 

2015

  • Danyelle Liddle (1st)
  • Raphael Chouinard-Watkins (2nd)
  • Mohammad Abdullah (3rd)
2014
  • Erin Lewis (1st)
  • Rebecca Theal (2nd)
  • Anna A. DeBoer (3rd)
2013
  • Trina Stephens (1st)
  • Teri Emrich (2nd)
  • Anna De Boer (3rd)
2012
  • Sina Gallo (1st)
  • Stephanie Caligiuri (2nd)
  • Brian Wu (3rd)
2011
  • Mira B. MacLennan (1st)
  • Carla Rodriguez Dimitrescu (2nd)
  • Melinda Mintarno (3rd)
2010
  • JoAnne Arcand (1st)
  • Rachel Murphy (2nd)
  • Adrienne Danyliw (3rd)
2009
  • Bodil Larsen (1st)
  • Rachel Murphy (2nd)
  • Elizabeth Novak (3rd)
2008
  • Jasdeep Saggar (1st)
  • Beatrice Lau (2nd)
  • Justine Tishinsky (3rd)



CNS Poster Competition – Winners and Finalists
Award Winners
2018

Finalists:

  • Olatunji Akerele, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Elise Carbonneau, Université Laval
  • Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain, University of Toronto
  • Beatriz Franco-Arellano, University of Toronto
  • Scott Lacombe, University of Toronto
  • Lin Lin, University of Toronto
  • Brittany MacPherson, University of Guelph
  • Laura Vergeer, University of Toronto

Winners: 

  • 1st place - Brittany MacPherson, University of Guelph
  • 2nd place - Elise Carbonneau, Université Laval
  • 3rd place - Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain, University of Toronto
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2017

Finalists:

  • Neil Brett, McGill University
  • Véronique Gingras, Université de Montreal
  • Ashkan Hashemi, University of Toronto
  • Myriam Landry, Université Laval
  • Sara Nejatinamini, University of Alberta
  • Jessica Pawly, McGill University
  • Claudia Savard, Université Laval
  • Claire Tugault-Lafleur, University of British Columbia

Winners:

  • 1st place - Neil Brett, McGill University
  • 2nd place - Claire Tugault-Lafleur
  • 3rd place - Véronique Gingras
2016

Finalists:

  • Stéphanie Bégin
  • Neil Brett
  • Fatima Chleilat
  • Raphaelle Jacob
  • Husein Mohammed
  • Arti Sharma
  • Susan Trang
  • Chelsey Walchuk

Winners:

  • First Place: Arti Sharma
  • Second Place: Chelsey Walchuk
  • Third Place: Fatima Chleilat
2015 

Finalists:

  • Chenxi Cai
  • Isabella Carneiro
  • O Chandani Dinesh
  • Samaneh Farsijani
  • Jiajie Liu
  • Megha Murali
  • Sarah Purcell
  • Aurelia Sima

Winners:

  • 1st place -. Sarah Purcell
  • 2nd place - Jiajie Lui
  • 3rd place - Isabella Carneiro
2014

Finalists:

  • Kayode Balogun
  • Robin P. da Silva
  • T. Kankayaliyan
  • Daniel-Constantin Manolescu
  • Lisa J. Martin
  • Laura E. McBreairty
  • Matthew G. Nosworthy
  • Hiteshkumar Vaidya

Winners:

  • 1st Place, Lisa Martin
  • 2nd Place, Kayode Balogun
  • 3rd Place, Laura McBreairty
2013

Finalists:

  • Shoug M. Alashmali (Dr. Suh, Supervisor) University of Manitoba
  • Bianca M. Arendt (Dr. Allard, Supervisor) University Health Network
  • Simon Bissonnette (Dr. Faraj, Supervisor) Université de Montréal
  • Erin Connelly (Drs Wright and Duncan, Supervisors) University of Guelph
  • Raphaëlle Jacob (Dr. Drapeau, Supervisor) Université Laval
  • Daniel-C. Manolescu (Dr. Bhat, Supervisor) Université de Montréal
  • Naghmeh Mirhosseini (Dr. Weber, Supervisor) University of Saskatchewan
  • Rima Nasrah (Dr. Chevalier, Supervisor) McGill University

Winners:

  • 1st Place, Rima Nasrah
  • 2nd Place, Simon Bissonnette
  • 3rd Place, Shough M. Alashmali
2012
  • Erin Lewis (1st)
  • Michael Yang (2nd)
  • Trina Stephens (3rd)
  • Scarlett M. Ewen (finalist)
  • Geneviève Nolet (finalist)
  • Kirsten Bell (finalist)
  • Frank M. Vassilyadi (finalist)
  • Laura M. Stratton (finalist)
2011
  • Howe-Ming Yu (1st)
  • Jennifer Ball (2nd)
  • L. Jane Paterson (3rd) and Bimal Tennakoon (3rd)
  • Jacqueline MacAdams (finalist)
  • Juliana M. Antunes (finalist)
  • Julie Crowell (finalist)
  • Bimal C. Tennakoon (finalist)
2010
  • Leah Gillingham (1st)
  • Alanna Lakoff (2nd)
  • Ryan Samuel(3rd)



The Gordon F. Mutch Young Investigator Award in Diabetes Research
Award Winners
2018 Brittany MacPherson, University of Guelph
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2017 Simon Bissonette
2016 Hubert Cormier
2015 Sarah Dainty
2014 Kaitlin Roke
2013 Shirin Panahi



Thematic Conference Abstract Award
Award Winners
2018 Caroline Anderson (Advances in Nutrition: From Daily Living to High Performance Sport)  
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2017 Ashkan Hashemi (Gut Health and the Microbiome)
2016 Stéphanie Bégin (Metabolic Syndrome
2015 Samaneh Farsijani (Protein)
2014 Yanan Wang (Carbohydates)
2013 Hubert Cormier (Lipids)



CNS Annual Conference Infographic  Award – Winners and Finalists
Award Winners (1st presented in 2018)
2018

Finalists:

  • Jolene Bianco, Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Gaya Murthy, University of British Columbia
  • Shirin Panahi, Université Laval
  • Michèle Rousseau, Université Laval
  • Erik Vandenboer, Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Shelley Vanderhout, University of Toronto
  • Yuka Yamazaki, Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Wenxi Zhu, Mount Saint Vincent University

Winners:

  • 1st place - Gaya Murthy, University of British Columbia
  • 2nd place - Shirin Panahi, Université Laval
  • 3rd place (tie) -   Michèle Rousseau, Université Laval and Wenxi Zhu, Mount Saint Vincent University
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 2017

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Nutrition Care Champion Award

In recognition for visionary leadership in Canadian hospital care.

Award Winners
2018 Heather Keller, PhD, RD, FDC, University of Waterloo
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2014 Anne Dumas, Richard Bond


Allied Health Award in Nutrition Care

In recognition of an allied health member of CNS who has demonstrated exceptional dedication to improving the nutrition care of patients. 

Award Winners (1st presented in 2018)
2018 Olivia Saqui, RN, BScN, MAEd, Toronto General Hospital
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The Micronutrients & Dietary Bioactives Post-Doctoral Fellowship
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2013 Meghan Azad


The Canadian Nutrition Society & Nestlé Health Science Canada for a Physician Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition
Award Winners
   
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2014 Liisa Meddings
2013 Liisa Meddings


The Canadian Malnutrition Task Force Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Award Winners
   
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2015 Renata Valaitis

 

The Danone Institute of Canada Distinguished Nutrition Leadership Award
Award Winners
   
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2014 Rickey Yada, PhD
2013 Drs. Sean and Margaret Brosnan

Call for nominations are announced typically Jan-Mar of each year and awards are presented at the Annual Conference