Eva Kehayia and Bonnie Swaine Recognition Awards
Eva Kehayia Recognition Award | Promising Young Investigator
This award is a distinction created by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR) in 2021, in honour of Eva Kehayia, scientific co-director of CRIR 2000-2020. During her years as Scientific Director, she distinguished herself by her human qualities, her outstanding commitment to the CRIR and its members, her invaluable leadership, and her ability to act as a mentor to young researchers.
This prize is awarded to a CRIR researcher who has contributed to the development of adaptation-rehabilitation research and to CRIR’s mission during thefirst seven years of their career.
- To recognize the contribution of young researchers towards the development and promotion of CRIR’s research mission.
- To promote research in adaptation-rehabilitation science.
Bonnie Swaine Recognition Award | Clinician/Healthcare Professionals – Partnership and Knowledge Mobilization
This award is a distinction created by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR) in 2021, in honor of Bonnie Swaine, CRIR’s scientific co-director from 2010 to 2020. She has empowered numerous clinicians and healthcare professionals in the field of clinical research. She does this by supervising projects that emerge from relevant inquiries or by engaging in action-research embedded in innovative practices. Throughout her tenure at CRIR, she provided tangible solutions and collaborated with clinicians and healthcare professionals, including staff and managers, to ensure that the research culture gained its true significance within our partner institutions.
This prize is awarded to a CRIR Clinician /Healthcare Professionals members who has made a significant contribution to partnerships and knowledge mobilization in support of CRIR’s mission over the past five years.
- To recognize the contribution of Clinician/Healthcare Professionals in the development of partnerships and the reasization of the CRIR’s research mission.
- To promote the outreach of partnership research and the participation of Clinician /Healthcare Professionals in the mobilization of knowledge.*
* Knowledge mobilization encompasses a continuum of sharing-dissemination-implementation (Nilsen, 2015). Knowledge mobilization involves capturing and exchanging the right information with the right people, in the right format and at the right time, in order to support the decision-making process of users, their families, caregivers and stakeholders.