Dr. Anita Palepu wins 2020 Research & Mission Award

Dec 17, 2020 | News

Dr. Anita Palepu accepted the 2020 Research & Mission Award on Dec. 10.Dr. Anita Palepu accepted the 2020 Research & Mission Award on Dec. 10.

Congratulations to Dr. Anita Palepu for winning the 2020 Research and Mission Award! This annual award recognizes a scientist in our organization who demonstrates the mission and values of Providence Health Care while conducting outstanding research.

Dr. Palepu is Head of the Department of Medicine at PHC and UBC and a scientist with the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS) -- a research centre which she helped found. She is recognized nationally and internationally for her research work with marginalized populations such as injection drug users and persons with unstable housing. 

Dr. Palepu accepted her award at a virtual recognition event on Dec. 10 where this year’s PHC Mission Award winners and Long-Service recipients were celebrated.

Watch the special award video below to learn more about Dr. Palepu's inspiring work, and scroll down for more photos.

Christopher DeBono (VP Mission, People & Ethics), Fiona Dalton (President and CEO), award recipient Dr. Anita Palepu, and Dr. Darryl Knight (VP Research and Academic Affairs).

Christopher DeBono presents the award trophy to Dr. Palepu.

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