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Queen's University

Centre for Studies in Primary Care

Dr. Richard Birtwhistle Earns Queen’s Prize for Excellence in Research Award

Richard Birtwhistle

Dr. Richard Birtwhistle has won a Queen’s University Prize for Excellence in Research Award.

This award is given for excellence in scholarly research, research mentorship and research leadership. Dr. Birtwhistle was nominated by the Department of Family Medicine, the CSPC and his Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) colleagues, particularly for the development of CPCSSN.

The award includes a $5,000 prize and will be presented at this year’s Fall Convocation on Wednesday, November 20 at 2:30 p.m. at Grant Hall. Dr. Birtwhistle is one of five recipients of the Queen’s University Prize for Excellence in Research for 2013.

Dr. Birtwhistle will be giving a lecture to the wider Queen’s community within the next six months to highlight the research activities for which this prize was awarded.

Department Head Dr. Glenn Brown sincerely congratulates Dr. Birtwhistle on his accomplishment.

“This is a very prestigious award and dramatically demonstrates the growing respect for primary care research at Queen’s University.”

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