The H.O.P.E. Award stands for Helping Out People with Epilepsy
This award is given to individuals or organizations that have done outstanding work to support people living with epilepsy; have spearheaded advancements in epilepsy care or have led groundbreaking research in epilepsy.
This year’s H.O.P.E. Awards will be given out at our Annual Epilepsy Conference on May 25th, 2019.
Dr. O Carter Snead is a driving force in the Canadian epilepsy community, highly respected for his world-renowned surgical practice and ground breaking research in childhood epilepsy. Today, Dr. Snead is being recognized for his outstanding leadership toward furthering epilepsy care in Ontario, and establishing Provincial guidelines for the management of epilepsy that are now widely recognized as the standard of excellence, world-wide.
The Ontario Brain Institute is a non-for-profit research centre seeking to mazimize the impact of neuroscinece and establish Ontario as a world leader in brain research, commercialization and care. Today the OBI is being recognized for the work they have done to advance epilepsy research in Ontario.
Stephanie Holbik, Operations Manager for OBI accepted the H.O.P.E. award on their behalf.
Andrea and Tristan Thompson accepting a H.O.P.E. award in 2017
Dr Lila Georgevich
McKenzie Financial Charitable Foundation
Dr Danielle Andrade
Dr Karl Farcnik
The Dillon Family
Ontario Trillium Foundation
Epilepsy Classroom, Sick Kids
The Toronto Star
Toronto Police Services
Dr Joseph Bruni
BMO Financial Group