On May 23, 2019, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced the the names of the four exceptional researchers who are the recipients of the 2018 CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes. These prizes recognize and celebrate exemplary research achievements by Canadian researchers, whose work has not only made a difference for Canadians, but also for many people around the world.
One of the recipients is Erin Michalak, Lead of the Patient Engagement Methods Cluster.
On June 20, 2019, the CIHR will award its Gold Leaf Prizes. The ceremony will be hosted by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, at Rideau Hall.
Erin shared a few reflections on what it means to her to be awarded the Gold Leaf Prize in a short video:
Read the full announcement from CIHR here.