Ottawa, Ontario — Wednesday June 15, 2022
Dr. Mark Tremblay, Senior Scientist at the CHEO Research Institute, was awarded the Senior Career Researcher Trailblazer Award by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH). Mark’s research interests include a pediatric focus on exercise science, outdoor play and health, physical activity, fitness and health measurement, sedentary behaviour, health surveillance, and healthy active living knowledge translation and mobilization.
The CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award recognizes early, mid and senior career researchers who make exceptional contributions that promote population and public health for Canadians and citizens around the world through evidenced-based health policies and interventions.
Learn more about the 2022 CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award Winners and view their acceptance videos, which will be played at the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) annual conference being held virtually on June 14-16, 2022:
- Senior Career: Mark Tremblay
- Mid-Career: Arjumand Siddiqi
- Early Career: Amol Verma
“These awards recognize the contributions made by early, mid-career and senior population and public health researchers. Awardees have not only made exceptional contributions to public health research but are also recognized for their outstanding leadership, mentorship and innovative contributions to practice and policy. I am incredibly pleased to share with you the winners of the 2022 CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Awards and offer my congratulations to Amol Verma, Arjumand Siddiqi and Mark Tremblay for their inspiring work! As you can see from their profiles and videos below, these three researchers demonstrate the excellence and breadth of population and public health research in Canada.” Steven J. Hoffman, Scientific Director, IPPH
“It is an honour and privilege to accept the Senior Career Researcher Trailblazer Award in Population and Public Health Research. I am indebted to the many mentors, trainees, colleagues, stakeholders and partners I have had the privilege of working with over my career in an effort to promote healthy active living behaviours of children and prevent lifestyle-related conditions.” Mark Tremblay, Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute