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Dr. Thomas Kerr and Dr. Evan Wood win CIHR research milestones award

January 13, 2011

Dr. Thomas Kerr and Dr. Evan Wood win CIHR research milestones award

Two BC-CfE researchers have been honoured with a prestigious public health award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Dr. Thomas Kerr and Dr. Evan Wood, co-directors of the BC-CfE's Addiction and Urban Health Research Initiative, received the inaugural Population and Public Health Research Milestones Initiative Award for their outstanding contribution to developing Canada's research base for harm reduction and health equity approaches to HIV prevention and control.

The award, shared by Drs. Kerr and Wood with three other research teams, recognizes research milestones that have significantly contributed to the public's health in Canada and around the world.

To read more about the award, click here.

Read the award nomination essay.

 

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