Dr. Roderick McInnes, Director of the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, has recently received several honours that reflect the high regard with which he is held in Canada’s health sciences community.
The Friends of CIHR presented him their 2018 Award of Honour in recognition of his significant and sustained contribution to health research in Canada
Recently, he received the 2019 Leadership in Advocacy Award from Research Canada as an outstanding champion of health research and health innovation at the national level – “an advocate who educates policymakers, the media, and the public about the health, social, and economic benefits of health research and health innovation in Canada.”
“Dr. McInnes has given us a new lease on embracing our premiere health research funding agency, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR),” said Deborah Gordon-El-Bihbety, President and CEO of Research Canada.
The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences presented him with the 2019 Paul Armstrong Lecture Award in recognition of leadership and commitment to advance academic health sciences through academic service and innovation at the local, national, and international levels and for achievements that are truly extraordinary.
As well, Dr. McInnes’ appointment as Alva Chair in Human Genetics was renewed by McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine.
Congratulations Dr. McInnes!
November 28, 2019