AHPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations for the AHPA Lifetime Achievement Award are now being accepted!

This award honours a current AHPA member who has made a significant contribution during his/her work career in the areas of:

  • clinical practice
  • research
  • education
  • academics and/or
  • administration.

This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated excellence through such characteristics as mentorship, initiative, quality, innovation, leadership, enthusiasm and ongoing commitment in the area of Rheumatology.

Please consider submitting a nomination letter on behalf of a deserving colleague. A nomination letter should include the following information:

  •  A description of the achievements that would warrant this candidate being given a lifetime achievement award.
  • Consideration of how the candidate has brought honour to the profession throughout his/her career lifetime.
  • How this candidate has modeled mentorship, innovation, enthusiasm and ongoing commitment in arthritis care.
  • Why this candidate is deserving of an AHPA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • A copy of the candidate’s current CV.
The deadline for submission is November 30, 2019 at midnight EST.
Please forward your submission to:  membership@ahpa.ca

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Congratulations to Mary Ellen Marcon, the 2019 recipient of the AHPA Lifetime Achievement Award!

The AHPA Lifetime Achievement Award honours a current AHPA member who has made a significant contribution during his/her work career in the areas of clinical practice, research, education, academics and/or administration. This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated excellence through such characteristics as mentorship, initiative, quality, innovation, leadership, enthusiasm and ongoing commitment in the area of rheumatology.

Mary Ellen Marcon is an ACPAC trained physiotherapist with the Arthritis Society for more than 35 years and a loyal AHPA member who has made a difference to people living with arthritis, especially those in Northern Ontario.

Photo: Mary Ellen Marcon & Sue MacQueen, AHPA President


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Congratulations to Terri Lupton, the 2018 recipient of the AHPA Lifetime Achievement Award!

Terri’s contributions to rheumatology are multi-fold and include clinical, educational, research, and professional activities.  With her breadth of experience and tireless efforts on behalf of patients with arthritis, Terri’s contributions are known nationally and internationally.  Se was a longstanding member of the Board of Directors of AHPA and was instrumental in the early years of the annual AHPA Pre-course.  For all of her achievements and contributions to arthritis care, Terri was presented with the award on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the AHPA Awards Presentation.

Photo: Leslie Soever, AHPA President (left) ; Terri Lupton (right)

 

Jane Cottrell 2016 Receipt of the Lifetime Achievement Award 

(Photo Jane Cottrell with AHPA President, Leslie Soever)

Kathy Droiun 2013 Recipient Lifetime Achievement Award

Article in CRAJ  - click here

(Photo: Terri Lupton, Kathy Droiun, Jane Cottrell, Jennifer Burt)

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