Awards and Achievements

David Jenkins Award

2021

Faculty

Canadian Nutrition Society Awards

CNS-SCN Fellow Distinction Award

  • Valerie Tarasuk

Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award for Best Application of Clinical Nutrition Research Findings to Clinical Practice

  • John Sievenpiper

Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine Graduate Teach Award for Mid Career Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship Award

  • Richard Bazinet

Students

University of Toronto Awards of Excellence

University of Toronto Student Leadership Award

  • Laura Vergeer

2020

Faculty

Canadian Nutrition Society Awards

CNS-SCN Fellow Distinction Award

  • Mary L'Abbé
  • David Jenkins
  • Harvey Anderson

Earle Willard McHenry Award for Distinguished Service in Nutrition

  • Deborah O'Connor

2019

Faculty

Order of Canada

  • Mary L'Abbé

Rusted-Bayley Visiting Professor Award, Memorial University of Newfoundland

  • Mary L'Abbé

2018

Faculty

American College of Nutrition's Stanley Wallach Award Winner

  • Ahmed El-Sohemy

Honorary Doctorate Recipients

  • Valerie Tarasuk, Queens University Gazette Stories Honorary Degrees Ceremonies
  • Thomas Wolever, University of Ottawa Gazette Stories Honorary Doctorate Ceremonies

Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Early Career Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship Award

  • John Sievenpiper

Faculty of Medicine Graduate Teach Award for Mid-Career Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship Award

  • Elena Comelli

Sustained Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship Award

  • David Jenkins

Students

PhD Dissertation Awards

  • Kathyrn Hopperton (Bazinet lab)
  • Departmental Awards
  • Lillian Thompson Award
  • Scott Lacombe (PhD student, Bazinet lab)
  • Michael Archer Award
  • Scott Lacombe 2018 (PhD student, Bazinet lab)
  • Sharon Zeiler Nutrition Award
  • Erika Gibson 2018 (MSc student, Maguire lab)

Scholarships

Banting & Best Diabetes Center Awards

  • Dandan Li (MSc student, Vuksan lab)
  • Madyson Weippert (MSc student, L’Abbe lab)
  • Shahen Yashpal (MSc student, Hanley lab)
  • CIHR – Doctoral Research Award
  • Alison Daniel (Bandsma lab)
  • Allison Mildon (Sellen lab)
  • Zhila Semnani-Azad (Hanley lab)

NSERC – Master's Program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Siya Khanna (Kim/O’Connor lab)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • Michelle Asbury (PhD student, O’Connor lab)
  • Joy Hutchinson (MSc student, Tarasuk lab)
  • Scott Lacombe (PhD student, Bazinet lab)
  • Dandan Li (PhD student, Vuksan lab)
  • Stephanie Nishi (PhD student, Sievenpiper lab)
  • Sara Shama (MSc student, O’Connor lab)
  • Shelley Vanderhout (PhD student, Maguire lab)
  • Laura Vergeer (PhD student, L’Abbe lab)

2017

Students

Departmental Awards

Lillian Thompson Award

  • Joseph Jamnik PhD student, El-Sohemy lab)

Michael Archer Award

  • Luke Johnston (PhD student, Hanley lab)

Sharon Zeiler Nutrition Award

  • Alena Ng (MSc student, L’Abbe lab)

Scholarships

Banting & Best Diabetes Center Awards

  • Stephanie Nishi (PhD student, Sievenpiper lab)
  • Zhila Semnani-Azad (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Windy Wang (MSc student, Hanley lab)

Vanier

  • Jo-Anna Baxter (Bhutta lab)
  • CIHR – Doctoral Research Award
  • Beatriz Franco Arellano (L’Abbe lab)
  • Lauren LeMay-Nedjelski (O’Connor lab)

CIHR – Master's program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Anna Zuchniak (Roth lab)
  • Joy Mackay (Tarasuk lab)
  • Jessica Watterworth (Roth lab)
  • Windy Wang (Hanley lab)

NSERC – Master's Program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Zhen Lin (Comelli/Thompson lab)
  • Sara Shama (O’Connor lab)
  • Sara Stinson (Comelli lab)

NSERC – Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Emanuela Pannia (Anderson lab)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

  • Michelle Asbury (PhD student, O’Connor lab)
  • Jodi Bernstein (PhD student, L’Abbe lab)
  • Andree-Anne Fafard St-Germain (PhD student, Tarasuk lab)
  • Vanessa Giuliano (MSc student, Bazinet lab)
  • Scott Lacombe (PhD student, Bazinet lab)
  • Christine Mulligan (MSc student, L’Abbe lab)
  • Ingrid Santaren (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Zhila Semnani-Azad (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Shelley Vanderhout (PhD student, Maguire lab)

2016

Faculty

Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research

  • Richard Bazinet

Students

PhD Dissertation Awards

  • Julie Mason-Ennis (Thompson lab)

Departmental Awards

Lillian Thompson Award

  • Rodney Au-Yeung (MSc student, Vuksan lab)

Michael Archer Award

  • Chuck Chen (PhD student, Bazinet lab)

Sharon Zeiler Nutrition Award

  • Windy Wang (MSc student, Hanley lab)

Scholarships

Banting & Best Diabetes Center Awards

  • Zhila Semnani-Azad (MSc student, Hanley lab)
  • Jarvis Noronha (MSc student, Sievenpiper lab)

CIHR – Master's program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Catherine Braunstein (Sievenpiper lab)
  • Vanessa Giuliano (Bazinet lab)
  • Olivia Moran (Kotsopoulos lab)
  • Jarvis Noronha (Sievenpiper lab)
  • Zhila Semnani-Azad (Hanley lab)

NSERC – Master's Program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Ashan Hashemi (Comelli lab)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

  • Mavra Ahmed (PhD student, L’Abbe lab)
  • Michelle Asbury (MSc student, O’Connor)
  • Jo-Anna Baxter (PhD student, Bhutta lab)
  • Alicia Jarosz (MSc student, El-Sohemy lab)
  • Stephanie Nishi (PhD student, Sievenpiper lab)
  • Emanuela Pannia (PhD student, Anderson lab)
  • Ingrid Santaren (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Sara Stinson (MSc student, Comelli lab)
  • Christopher Villa (PhD student, Comelli lab)

2015

Faculty

Order of Canada

  • David Jenkins

Canadian Nutrition Society Awards

Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award for Best Application of Clinical Nutrition Research Findings to Clinical Practice

  • Deborah O’Connor

Students

PhD Dissertation Awards

  • Teri Emrich (L’Abbe lab)

Departmental Awards

Lillian Thompson Award

  • Kathryn Hopperton (PhD student, Bazinet lab)

Michael Archer Award

  • Ingrid Santaren (PhD student, Hanley lab)

Danielle Haasz Award

  • Kady Hunter
  • Jessica Munn

Heather Milne Neilson Award

  • Branka Gladanac

Scholarships

Banting & Best Diabetes Center Awards

  • Vivian Choo (MSc student, Jenkins lab)
  • Joseph Jamnik (PhD student, El-Sohemy lab)
  • Mahsa Jessri (PhD student, L’Abbe lab)
  • Evan Lewis (PhD student, Wolever lab)
  • Ingrid Santaren (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Zhila Semnani-Azad (MSc student, Hanley lab)
  • Christopher Villa (PhD student, Comelli lab)

CIHR – Master's program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Andree-Anne Fafard St-Germain (Tarasuk lab)
  • Robin Glicksman (Hanley lab)
  • Sara DiLauro (O’Connor lab)
  • Sheida Noorhosseini (L’Abbe lab)

NSERC – Master's Program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Alicia Jarosz (El-Sohemy lab)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

  • Jo-Anna Baxter (PhD student, Bhutta lab)
  • Alain Carlson (MSc student, Greenwood lab)
  • Vivian Choo (MSc student, Jenkins lab)
  • Eszter Gereb (MSc student, Kotsopoulos/Kim lab)
  • Shana Kim (MSc student, Kotsopoulos lab)
  • Alison Mildon (MSc student, Anderson/Sellen lab)
  • Ingrid Santaren (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Christopher Villa (PhD student, Comelli lab)

Fellowships

Mary H. Beatty Fellowship

  • Alicia Jarosz (MSc student, El-Sohemy lab)

2014

Faculty

Bloomberg Manulife Prize

  • David Jenkins

Students

PhD Dissertation Awards

  • Bibiana Garcia-Bailo (El-Sohemy lab)

Departmental Awards

Lillian Thompson Award

  • Julie Mason (PhD student, Thompson lab)
  • Kathryn Hopperton (PhD student, Bazinet Lab)

Michael Archer Award

  • Christine Wong (PhD student, L’Abbe lab)

Barbara McLaren Award

  • Christine Mills

Danielle Haasz Award

  • Kady Hunter
  • Danxi Cheng
  • Muna Osman

Heather Milne Neilson Award

  • Christie Docking
  • Megan Charlish
  • Branka Gladanac

Grace Weymark Morgan Award

  • Liana Bontempo

Scholarships

Banting & Best Diabetes Center Awards

  • Luke Johnston (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Evan Lewis (PhD student, Wolever lab)
  • Ingrid Santaren (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Effie Viguiliouk (MSc student, Jenkins lab)
  • Christopher Villa (PhD student, Comelli lab)

Vanier

  • Kathryn Hopperton (Bazinet lab)

CIHR – Doctoral Research Award

  • Jessica Omand (Maguire/O’Connor lab)

CIHR – Master's program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Vivian Choo (Jenkins lab)
  • Alison Mildon (Anderson/Sellen lab)
  • Effie Viguiliouk (Jenkins lab)
  • Carly Visentin (Kim lab)

CIHR – Strategic Planning Program in Public Health Policy

  • Jodi Bernstein (PhD student, L’Abbe lab)
  • Anthea Christoforou (PhD student, Tarasuk lab)

NSERC – Master's Program Canada Graduate Scholarship

  • Lauren LeMay-Nedjelski (Thompson lab)
  • Bijun Wen (Comelli lab)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

  • Alain Carlson (MSc student, Greenwood lab)
  • Hannah DaSilva (MSc student, Arcand lab)
  • Anthony Domenichiello (PhD student, Bazinet lab)
  • Joseph Jamnik (MSc student, El-Sohemy lab)
  • Elena Jovanovski (PhD student, Vuksan lab)
  • Grace Lee (MSc student, Maguire lab)
  • Evan Lewis (PhD student, Wolever lab)
  • Susan Tran (MSc student, O’Connor

Fellowships

Canadian Diabetes Association Fellowship

  • Luke Johnston (PhD student, Hanley lab)
  • Mary H. Beatty Fellowship
  • Vivian Choo (MSc student , Jenkins lab)

2013

Faculty

Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine Graduate Teaching Award in Recognition of Senior Sustained Excellence in Graduate Teaching

  • Michael Archer

American Society for Nutrition Awards

Centrum Foundation New Scientist Award for Outstanding Research

  • Ahmed El-Sohemy

Students

Departmental Awards

Lillian Thompson Award

  • Julie Mason

Michael Archer Award

  • Sylvia Ley (PhD student, Hanley lab)

Barbara McLaren Award

  • Megan Charlish

Danielle Haasz Award

  • Danxi Cheng

Heather Milne Neilson Award

  • Branka Gladanac

Grace Weymark Morgan Award

  • Nazima Quresh