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.
CPA Global Health Award Winners
2020 - Dr. Matthew Hunt
2019 - No Award Granted
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
CPA Enid Graham Memorial Lecture Award Winners
CPA Life Membership Award Winner
2020 - 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.
Clinician Free Membership Winners ($35)
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.
Application Deadline: March 15