Awards

  • CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Awards for 2012. For co-development of the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP), 2013
  • Outstanding Family Medicine Research Article of the Year, College of Family Physicians of Canada. Improving cardiovascular health at population level: 39 community cluster randomised trial of Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP). 2012
  • Research paper of the year finalist 2012 (1 of 4). BMJ Group Awards. Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP). 2012
  • American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Top Advances in Epidemiology and Prevention for 2011 (#1). Improving cardiovascular health at population level: 39 community cluster randomised trial of Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP). 2012
  • Improving Cardiovascular Health At The Population Level: A 39 Community Cluster-randomised Trial of The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP). Society for Academic Primary Care annual conference, NAPCRG/SAPC joint travel prize July 6-8, 2011, Bristol, UK
  • Improving Cardiovascular Health At The Population Level: A 39 Community Cluster-randomised Trial of The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP). 38th NAPCRG Annual Meeting, November 13-17, 2010, Seattle, Washington. Distinguished Presentation
  • Top Breakthroughs, Co-Chairs Award for Impact. Kaczorowski J, Chambers LW, Dolovich L, Farrell B, McDonough B, Sebaldt R, Thabane L, Tu K, Zagorski B, Goeree R, Paterson JM, Karwalajtys T. Improving cardiovascular health at the population level: A 39 community cluster-randomised trial of the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP). 1st Canadian Stroke Congress, June 7-8, 2010, Quebec City, Quebec
  • Certificate of Excellence awarded to C-CHAP project from Blood Pressure Canada for the Community Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program, 2006
  • Certificate of Excellence awarded to A-CHAMP project from Blood Pressure Canada for the Airdrie Community Hypertension Awareness and Management Program, 2006
  • Kaczorowski J, Chambers L (Principal Investigators), Black M, Dolovich L, Harmer M, Karwalajtys T, Levitt C, McDonough B, McKelvie R, Sellors C, Thabane L. (Co-Investigators), Community strategies to monitor high blood pressure among older adults: a randomized controlled trial (CHAT) (www.chapprogram.ca), Canadian Institutes of Health Research, $446,997.00, 2002-2005
  • Chambers L, Kaczorowski J (Principal Investigators), Community Peer Health Educator Program: Public Health Units, Family Physicians, Pharmacies, and Volunteer Associations Deploying Older Adults as Peer Health Educators to Promote Cardiovascular Health, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, $131,051, 2002-2003
  • Kaczorowski J, Chambers L (Principal Investigators) and the CHAT program, Community-Wide Implementation of the Peer Health Educator Program for Monitoring Blood Pressure (www.chapprogram.ca), Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, $329,782.00, 2003-2004
  • Chambers L, Kaczorowski J (Co-Principal Investigators), On behalf of the CHAP working group, Implementation Guidebook for the Community Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP), Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, $112,908.00, 2004-2005