Diabetes Canada Professional Awards

Each year, Diabetes Canada recognizes the outstanding achievements of individual Canadian healthcare providers and researchers. The annual Professional Section Awards give members the opportunity to recognize current and future leaders in various areas of diabetes education, medicine and research.


Lifetime Achievement Award
Mary-Ellen Harper, PhD

Early Career Researcher Partnership Award
Francis Lynn, PhD

Gerald S. Wong Service Award
Ronald M. Goldenberg, MD, FRCPC, FACE

Lifescan Diabetes Educator of the Year
Susie Jin, RPh CDE CRE

CANDIPS Award of Excellence
Erin Joanne Keely MD FRCPC

CDECB Award of Excellence & Dedication
Cynthia D Keith, Pdt, CDE

Brian Dufton Award
Maria Isabella (Marisa) Creatore, MSc, PhD
Chapter of the Year
Northeast British Columbia