Alexandra Papaioannou, BScN, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), FACP
CFN Interdisciplinary Fellow 2018 -- Patricia Hewston
CFN Summer Student 2017 -- Lavan Sivarajah
Alexandra Papaioannou is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and a Geriatrician at Hamilton Health Sciences. She is Executive Director of the Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences (GERAS) Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences. She holds a Eli Lilly Research Chair at McMaster University. Dr. Papaioannou has received a number of awards including the Ronald Cape Distinguished Service Award to recognize an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the health care of older adults in Canada, the Service Award for Geriatric Excellence (SAGE), Category: Executive/Senior Leadership, awarded by the Regional Geriatric Program central (RGPc), the McMaster Department of Medicine Teaching Award for Postgraduate Teaching, the Ontario College of Family Physicians Certificate of Recognition for her contributions to primary care, the YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction Award – Health & Wellness, and the Lindy Fraser Award from Osteoporosis Canada.