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Honours and Awards

Honourary Degrees

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University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Doctor of Laws, honoris causa 2013

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University of Manitoba, Medicine Convocation, Thursday, May 14, 2015

University of Manitoba

 

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Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario. Honorary Doctorate, 2016

Laurentian University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Honorary Degree, 2017

 

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The University of British Columbia. Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, Spring Congregation 2017

 

 

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Carleton University,  Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, Spring Convocation 2017

 

Carleton University to Bestow 13 Honorary Degrees at June Convocation

Tuesday, June 13, at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony.

André Picard will be recognized for his extraordinary contribution to public health and public health policy as a journalist, columnist and author of three significant books.

 

 

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Awards

  • Centennial Prize of the Pan-American Health Organization as the top public health reporter in the Americas.
  • Canada’s first Public Health Hero by the Canadian Public Health Association
  • In 2012 he was selected by the Conference Board of Canada as the Scholar-in-Residence, which resulted in publication of The Path to Health Care Reform: Policy and Politics.
  • The Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism.
  • The Canadian Policy Research Award.
  • The Atkinson Fellowship for Public Policy Research.
  • Champion of Mental Health.
  • Six-time finalist for the National Newspaper Awards – Canada’s Pulitzer Prize.
  • The Canadian Nurses’ Association Award of Excellence for Health Care Reporting.
  • The Nursing in the Media Award of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • The International Media Prize of Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing Honour Society).
  • The Science and Society Book Prize.
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal