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2016 Rare Disease Rarity Heroes Awards Winners

Rare Disease Leadership Award

This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the rare disease community.

Presented to: Barbara Sabourin

Rare Disease Leadership Award

This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the rare disease community.

Presented to: Christine Elliott

Policy Leadership Award

This award is presented to an individual whose leadership in policy on rare diseases has made a significant contribution to the rare disease community.

Presented to: Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Policy Leadership Award

This award is presented to an individual whose leadership in policy on rare diseases has made a significant contribution to the rare disease community.

Presented to: Hon. Rona Ambrose

Policy Leadership Award

This award is presented to an individual whose leadership in policy on rare diseases has made a significant contribution to the rare disease community.

Presented to: Hon. Kirsty Duncan

Volunteer Award

This award is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to CORD and the rare disease community on a volunteer basis.

Presented to: John Adams

Scientific Leadership Award

This award is presented to a distinguished researcher whose career represents a unique blend of scientific excellence and support of the patient community.

Presented to: Dr. Sylvia Stockler

Scientific Leadership Award

This award is presented to a distinguished researcher whose career represents a unique blend of scientific excellence and support of the patient community.

Presented to: Dr. Clara van Karnebeek

Youth Leadership Award

This award is given to celebrate and recognize the contributions and achievements of young people in the rare disease community and impact in shaping the future.

Presented to: Jonathan Pitre

Patient Organization Award

This award is presented to a CORD Affiliate Member group making outstanding contribution in patient support or advocacy.

Presented to: aHUS Canada

 

Rare Disease Day Gala 2016 Photo Album