Dr. Cesar Hincapie, DC, PhD candidate.
Subject: Medical research personnel (Achievements and awards)
Pub Date: 10/01/2010
Publication: Name: Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association Publisher: Canadian Chiropractic Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 Canadian Chiropractic Association ISSN: 0008-3194
Issue: Date: Oct, 2010 Source Volume: 54 Source Issue: 4
Persons: Named Person: Hincapie, Cesar
Geographic: Geographic Scope: Canada Geographic Code: 1CANA Canada
Accession Number: 259589962

The CCA is delighted to announce that Dr. Cesar Hincapie has been named as a recipient of the 2010 CCA Young Investigator Award.

This award recognizes young researchers working in the field of chiropractic and is given for a paper submitted for this competition that has not yet been published, or for a recently published paper. The investigator has not had his/her degree longer than two years before submitting the work.

Dr. Hincapie has raised the platform of the profession by his exemplary contributions to the chiropractic community.

In his recently published paper set out below, Dr. Hincapie is the "principal investigator" in a highly significant study that analyzes pain after traffic injuries.

Clearly, he represents one of rising stars in the scholarly community and demonstrates the creativity, knowledge and skills required in a young investigator to effectively collaborate in a trans-disciplinary global milieu.

Hincapie CA, Cassidy JD, Cote P, Carroll LJ, Guzman J. Whiplash injury is more than neck pain: a population-based study of pain localization after traffic injury. In press, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2010.

Dr. Cesar A. Hincapie DC, MHSc has been awarded the prestigious CIHR Fellowship Award in the Area of Knowledge Translation. The award comes with $165,000 and supports his PhD program. The project title is:

"An epidemiologic assessment of the risk for acute lumbar spine disc herniation from chiropractic care".

In this CIHR Funding Competition, a total of 15 applications were received of which only one was approved for funding.

Dr. Hincapie is a PhD candidate in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, a doctoral trainee in the Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, at the Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, and a research associate in the Artists' Health Centre Research Program, at the Toronto Western Hospital. His current research interests include the epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders and injury. He is undertaking his doctoral training with Dr. David Cassidy and Dr. Pierre Cote, at the University Health Network.

Congratulations to Dr. Hincapie!
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