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Dr. Judith Belle Brown to receive Family Medicine Researcher of the Year Award

Supported by the The College of Family Physicians of Canada's Research and Education Foundation, this award recognizes a family medicine researcher and member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) who has made original contributions to research and knowledge building for family medicine in Canada. The contribution may encompass any aspect of family medicine research, from clinical to health services to education.

This award has been designed to honour a family medicine researcher who has been a pivotal force in the definition, development, and dissemination of concepts central to the discipline of family medicine in Canada.

Dr. Judith Belle Brown has been invited to make a special presentation during Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day, held in conjunction with Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2016 in Vancouver, on November 9, 2016. The award will be presented at the Section of Researchers’ Annual Dinner on November 9, 2016.

"I am deeply honoured to be receiving this award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. I feel very privileged to have been nominated by my peers who felt I was worthy of this award," said Dr. Judith Belle Brown. "I want to thank my colleagues and collaborators at the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, and the Department of Family Medicine at large – both past and present."