2020 Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award winners

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.


Lifetime Achievement

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:

DAVID PROUD
Professor
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:

DEL DORSCHEID
Associate Professor
University of British Columbia

SUSAN ELLIOTT
Professor
University of Waterloo

ANDREW HALAYKO
Professor
University of Manitoba


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:

KYLE DINE
Musician & Educator
Food Allergy Canada

KOZETA MILIKU
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Manitoba


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:

JENNIFER PROTUDJER
Assistant Professor
University of Manitoba


About the MHMA Awards  |  About the inaugural 2019 MHMA Winners