Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Department of Family Medicine and the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine (CSFM) wish to congratulate Cathy Thorpe for winning a Dean’s Award of Excellence – Staff Award. Ms. Thorpe has been the Research Associate-Manager of the CSFM for the past 13 years, responsible for facilitating the achievement of the Centre’s mission, as well as the overall management of the CSFM’s human resources, finances, and research activities. In the words of her colleagues, “Ms. Thorpe is sought out by both faculty and staff members for advice and input, and works strategically to enhance the functioning of the entire team. She works in a measured way, which is reassuring to those around her who respect her fairness, sensitivity, and responsiveness. Her positive energy, sense of humour, and generosity are valued by all.” Cathy is very deserving of this award, and we are proud of her many accomplishments!