The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) Global Health Award is presented annually to a CPA member who has augmented the profile of physiotherapy globally. The GHD seeks to recognize previous CPA Global Health Award winners and other Canadian Physiotherapists who have made a substantial impact on global health.
Past WCPT International Service Award - Practice
2015 - Michel Landry
Past WCPT International Service Award - Education
2015 - Mary Martin
Past CPA Enid Graham Memorial Lecture Award Winner
Past CPA Global Health Award Winners
2018 - Robin Roots
2017 - No Award Granted
2016 - Michelle Fraser
2015 - No award granted
2014 - Stephanie Nixon
2013 - No award granted
2012 - No award granted
2011 - Beth Langille
2010 - Shaun Cleaver
2009 - Hilary Crowley
Blog Contributor Bursaries
GHD members who are clinicians who contribute content to our website will be entered to win a FREE MEMBERSHIP to the GHD for the following membership year. Provide us with a posting for our website by December 31st and you will be entered into the draw.
Past Clinician Free Membership Winners ($35)
Past Student Free Membership Winners ($35)
2016 - Rachelle MacDonald - India
2015 - Corey Kim - South Africa
2013 - Naomi Casiro- Argentina
The GHD Global Physiotherapy Bursary, valued at up to $500, is awarded annually to one or more successful candidates who are members of the GHD. The funding must be used for one of the following:
- Attending a Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) Congress.
- Attending a World Physiotherapy Congress.
- Attending an educational event (in-person or virtually) related to global health.
- Engaging in socially responsible global health volunteering, work, or research, which may include, but is not limited to, humanitarian work abroad, emergency preparedness/response, inner city health, vulnerably housed populations, rural and remote health, newcomers to Canada health, Indigenous health, social justice, and health equity.
If selected as a bursary winner, the candidate will be required to contribute a post or video to the GHD blog, vlog, or the Global Physio Podcast within one month of attending the event or completing the volunteer, work, or research initiative.
2020 Application Deadline: November 30
Past Clinician Bursary Winners
Other Funding Sources