Clyde Hertzman named CIHR “Health Researcher of the Year”
Dr. Hertzman has been named Canada’s 2010 “Health Researcher of the Year” – the highest scientific honour from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This award recognizes Hertzman’s work on the effects of the environment on the development of young children.
Dr. Hertzman has gathered a wide range of scientific evidence to support the idea that what happens to children during their early years is important to lifelong health and well being. His research findings have helped shape national and international policy.
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See Vancouver Sun article here.
Vancouver Sun Article: Children suffer when seniors rule at the ballot box
Please click here to read this article from the Vancouver Sun.
Population & Public Health Research Milestone Award
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Institute of Population and Public Health (CIHR-IPPH), in partnership with the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA), recently announced the winners of the inaugural Population and Public Health Research Milestones Initiative. SPPH Professors Morris Barer, Clyde Hertzman, and colleagues including Centre for Health Services and Policy Research Faculty member Robert Evans were recognized for their book, Why Are Some People Healthy and Others Not? The Determinants of Health of Populations. Click here for more information.
Governor General Lecture Series
The 2011 Governor General lecture series has wrapped up. Please click here for a link to Dr. Hertzman’s University of Saskatchewan presentation on Early Childhood Development in the 21st century. More information about the Dr. Hertzman’s Governor General Lecture Series can be found on the the events page.