2013–14 CIHR-IHSPR Article of the Year Award Recipient

May 15, 2014

Recognizing ground-breaking health services and policy research

Excerpt from:  http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/48211.html

The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR-IHSPR) is pleased to announce that Dr. Dennis Ko has received the 2013-14 CIHR-IHSPR Article of the Year Award. This award recognizes published research that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the field of health services and policy research in Canada.

The CIHR-IHSPR Article of the Year Review Committee selected Dr. Ko’s article, ” Prevalence and extent of obstructive coronary artery disease among patients undergoing elective catheterization in New York State and Ontario” for its relevance to health services and policy research, as well as for the extent to which they contribute to the advancement of this field of research in Canada and have an impact on policy.

In addition to receiving an award of $10 000, Dr. Ko will be honoured at the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) conference, to be held in Toronto in May 2014.

– Dennis Ko