CPHA Award

The Canadian Public Health Association has given the 2018 Robert Davies Defries Award to Dr Richard Massé, a specialist in preventive medicine, who was the national director of public health in Quebec and assistant deputy minister at the MSSS, the president and chief executive officer of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec and the first director of the École de santé publique of the Université de Montréal. The Robert Davies Defries Award is the highest distinction awarded by the CPHA.

Credit : CIUSSS Centre-Sud