Manulife Prize 2019

Call for Applications

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management & the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2019 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. This important annual academic prize, valued at $50,000, recognizes a Canadian academic whose research could have a positive impact on our health-related behaviours and lifestyle choices.

Dr. Jean-Pierre Després

2018 Manulife Prize

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McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE)

Desautels Faculty of Management

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