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Fri, 11 Oct 2013

The Kidney Foundation congratulates Dr. Andreas Laupacis on being awarded the inaugural CIHR Barer-Flood Prize in Health Services and Policy Research

October 10, 2013The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR-IHSPR) is pleased to announce that Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Executive Director of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael's Hospital, is the recipient of the inaugural CIHR Barer-Flood Prize in Health Services and Policy Research. Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Ontario Health and Long-Term Care Minister Deb Matthews presented the award to Dr. Laupacis at a reception held as part of the F/P/T Health Minister’s Meeting in Toronto. They were joined byDr. Alain Beaudet, President of CIHR, and Dr. Robyn Tamblyn, Scientific Director of CIHR-IHSPR.

“Research and innovation are key to strengthening our healthcare system” said Minister Ambrose. “I congratulate Dr. Laupacis on receiving this honour and commend him for his exceptional contribution to improving healthcare for Canadians as a researcher, mentor and physician.”

Read the Canadian Institutes of Health Research full press release