DR. HEATHER BOON is Dean for the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto. Her 25 year career was sparked by a recognition of the large number of Canadians using "alternative" medicine and how little research existed. She is a key player in the development of the Centre for Integrative Medicine, a joint venture between the University of Toronto and The Scarborough Hospital. She was a driving force behind the establishment of the IN-CAM network and the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research. She is a leader of the highest integrity and a champion of collaboration across disciplines. Please see the following Press Release for more information on Dr. Boon's achievements.
The purpose of the Dr. Rogers Prize is to highlight the important contributions of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) to health care by rewarding the pioneers who have made significant contributions in the field.