2020 Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award winners
L to R top: David Proud, Del Dorscheid, Andrew Halayko, Susan Elliott. L to R bottom: Kyle Dine, Kozeta Miliku, Jennifer Protudjer, Michelle Harkness.
AllerGen is proud to announce the 2020 winners of the Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award (MHMA).
The following outstanding individuals from the Canadian allergic disease research, education and advocacy communities have distinguished themselves as mentors. They will be presented with an MHMA award at the Canadian Respiratory Conference (CRC) in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on April 17, 2020.
In recognition of a sustained, career-spanning commitment to excellence in mentoring in allergic disease research and education, the 2020 MHMA Lifetime Mentoring Achievement award recipient is:
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
Mentoring Excellence (Investigator)
In recognition of outstanding mentoring by investigators in allergic disease research and education, at any career stage or in any discipline (including senior or junior University-based faculty or clinician scientists), the 2020 MHMA award recipients are:
Mentoring Excellence (Non-Investigator)
In recognition of outstanding mentoring by non-investigators in allergic disease research, education and advocacy, at any career stage or in any sector (including students, post-doctoral fellows, research staff, technical staff, administrative staff, committee members, or not-for-profit or industry representatives), the 2020 MHMA awardees are:
Mentorship Development Grant
MHMA Mentorship Development Grants provide up to $5,000 to individuals from the Canadian allergic disease research, education and/or advocacy communities seeking to enhance their mentoring skills. Applications are ranked by a selection committee based on the proposed activity’s potential for enhancing the applicant’s mentorship skills. The recipient of the 2020 MHMA Mentorship Development Grant is: