20111216 Tim Murphy Paul Morley Mentorship Award

Tim Murphy receives Paul Morley

Mentorship Award

Tim Murphy is the recipient of the 2011Paul Morley Mentorship Award from the Canadian Stroke Network. The award is presented annually for mentorship and leadership of the new generation of stroke researchers. The University of British Columbia professor received the award through nominations from colleagues and trainees, who praised his dedication to furthering education and training. Murphy says he wants to use the $25,000award to set up stroke-focused seminars at UBC, to send six grad students to international stroke meetings and to support the cross training of stroke researchers in other areas such as computer programming. Murphy was presented the award during the Canadian Stroke Network annual meeting at the 2011 Canadian Stroke Congress in Ottawa