Academic Appointments & Awards

Adjunct Faculty

Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University - current

Adjunct Professor

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development — 2007-2010

Associated Graduate Faculty

Rural Extension Studies — 2004-2008

D.G. Ingram Award

Sigma Xi Scientific Society — 1989

  • Institutional award from the Guelph Chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Society, bestowed on the basis of excellence in research in the Ph.D. program at the University of Guelph

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Biochemistry, Hospital for Sick Children

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada — 1990

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide salary support for post-doctoral research at the University of Toronto.

Researcher, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital

London, England — 1984

  • Research involved the purification of coho salmon and rainbow trout pituitary hormones. Experience with protein purification and radioimmunoassay techniques was gained. Supervisors: Dr. P. Lowry and Dr. C.L. McLean.

NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada —1985

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 4 years of salary support for graduate studies (Ph.D.)

Graduate Scholarship

University of Guelph — 1985

  • Merit-based scholarship to promote excellence in graduate studies (Ph.D.)

NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada — 1983

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 2 years of salary support for graduate studies (M.Sc.)

NSERC Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada — 1983

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 4 months of salary support for undergraduate research

NSERC Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada —1982

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 4 months of salary support for undergraduate research

Honour Certificate (Grade 13)

  • Honour Plaque, Ontario Scholarship
  • Diploma, Royal Canadian Legion Award for Proficiency in Biology
  • King Township Award for Academic Excellence

Aurora High School —1979

Honour Certificate (Grade 12) & King Township Award for Academic Excellence

Aurora High School — 1978

York County Board of Education Academic Scholarship Book Award

Aurora High School — 1974-75, 1975-76