2016 Distinguished Academics Awards Recipients: Dr. Paul Kershaw, Dr. Meghan Winters, Dr. Kieran Egan
Early in Career Award: Dr. Meghan Winters, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Meghan Winters is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at SFU. She is an epidemiologist interested in the link between health, transportation, and city design. In addition to her scholarship, Dr. Winters has made influential contributions to public policy and community research on the impacts of built environments on people’s physical activity and health.
Ehor Boyanowsky Academic of the Year Award: Dr. Paul Kershaw, University of British Columbia
Dr. Paul Kershaw is Associate Professor in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. He works in the area of populatin health that has produce a robust body of research demonstrating the vitally constitutive role that social and economic conditions play in children’s development. He is the founder of the non-profit Generation Squeeze.
Paz Buttedahl Career Achievement Award: Dr. Kieran Egan, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Kieran Egan recently retired from his position s as Professor and Canada Research Chair in the SFU Faculty of Education. Though he is no longer teaching, his internationally influential work on curriculum development and education theory continues to shape the work of teachers in classrooms around the world.
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