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J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2010 December; 54(4): 209.
PMCID: PMC2989392

Dr. Cesar Hincapié, DC, PhD candidate

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Dr. Cesar Hincapié, University of Toronto

The CCA is delighted to announce that Dr. Cesar Hincapié has been named as a recipient of the 2010 CCA Young Investigator Award.

This award recognizes young researchers working in the field of chiropractic and is given for a paper submitted for this competition that has not yet been published, or for a recently published paper. The investigator has not had his/her degree longer than two years before submitting the work.

Dr. Hincapié has raised the platform of the profession by his exemplary contributions to the chiropractic community.

In his recently published paper set out below, Dr. Hincapié is the “principal investigator” in a highly significant study that analyzes pain after traffic injuries.

Clearly, he represents one of rising stars in the scholarly community and demonstrates the creativity, knowledge and skills required in a young investigator to effectively collaborate in a trans-disciplinary global milieu.

Hincapié CA, Cassidy JD, Côté P, Carroll LJ, Guzmán J. Whiplash injury is more than neck pain: a population-based study of pain localization after traffic injury. In press, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2010.

Dr. Cesar A. Hincapié DC, MHSc has been awarded the prestigious CIHR Fellowship Award in the Area of Knowledge Translation. The award comes with $165,000 and supports his PhD program. The project title is:

“An epidemiologic assessment of the risk for acute lumbar spine disc herniation from chiropractic care”.

In this CIHR Funding Competition, a total of 15 applications were received of which only one was approved for funding.

Dr. Hincapié is a PhD candidate in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, a doctoral trainee in the Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, at the Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, and a research associate in the Artists’ Health Centre Research Program, at the Toronto Western Hospital. His current research interests include the epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders and injury. He is undertaking his doctoral training with Dr. David Cassidy and Dr. Pierre Côté, at the University Health Network.

Congratulations to Dr. Hincapié!

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