Awards & Distinctions

Doctoral Completion Award (2023): Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto. Award for full-time doctoral students in good standing at the end of their programs:  $4, 000

ACRM Annual Conference Scholarship (2022): Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group – American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine: Awarded to support participation in the 99th ACRM Annual Conference, Chicago, IL: $700

CRIR Award of Excellence – My Research in 180 seconds (2021): Walking Groups after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR) 2021 Scientific Congress, Montréal, QC.

Global Heroes Recognition (2020): A survivor’s story of strength and inspiration. Featured in the Global Heroes, North America’s premier positive news magazine, Oakville, ON. 

SSHRC Storytellers Winner (2019): Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Granted to five SSHRC Storyteller Finalists who won the final competition, Vancouver, BC. 

SSHRC Storytellers Finalist (2019): Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Granted to 25 SSHRC supported students based on the impact their research: $3, 000 

NHCC Change Maker Award (2018): Neurological Health Charities of Canada (NHCC). Award for contributions to inclusion, innovation, and integration for Canadians with brain conditions.

BIC Fundraising Award (2016): Brain Injury Canada (BIC), Toronto, ON. Granted to an individual for his or her outstanding efforts in fundraising for Brain Injury Canada. 

BIC Award of Merit (2015): Brain Injury Canada (BIC), Montreal, QC. Granted to a volunteer for his/her exemplary leadership and contribution to Brain Injury Canada. 

Mark Rochon Leadership Award (2015): Rehabilitation Sciences (runner up): Toronto, ON. Recognize students whose studies will further the strategic directions of Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: $1, 000 

FRQSC Specialist Training Program (2014): McGill University, Montreal, QC. Fonds Québécoise de la recherché sur la société et culture (FRQSC): $3, 000 

Graduate Excellence Award (2014): Faculty of Education, McGill University, Montreal, QC. Award designed to assist graduate students in the Faculty of Education: $2, 000