Thoracic Society Awards

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Drs. Margaret Herridge and Susan Tarlo honoured with prestigious research distinctions.
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(L – R) Drs. Margaret Herridge and Susan Tarlo.

Two UHN researchers—Dr. Margaret Herridge and Susan Tarlo—received distinctions from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Assembly on Critical Care.

Dr. Margaret Herridge received the Assembly on Critical Care 10th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award for her research contributions within the area of critical illness and clinical outcomes. Dr. Herridge is a Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute and Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Her research group is committed to evaluating and improving long-term patient and family caregiver outcomes after critical illness.

Dr. Susan Tarlo has been selected to receive the Assembly on Environmental, Occupational and Population Health John Peters Award for her research contributions within the area of occupational lung diseases. Dr. Tarlo is a respiratory physician with a clinical and research focus on respiratory allergic responses and occupational respiratory diseases. She is also a Clinical Researcher at the Krembil Research Institute and Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

These awards will be presented at the ATS Critical Care assembly meeting in San Diego, California on May 21, 2018. More information on these awards and past awardees, visit the ATS website.

Congratulations Drs. Herridge and Tarlo!