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OSMH Paediatrician Awarded with Certificate of Merit

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

(July 12, 2016 - Orillia, ON) – The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) recently selected Dr. Sarah Barker, a paediatrician at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH), as the 2016 recipient of the Canadian Paediatric Society’s Certificate of Merit for the province of Ontario. 

“I am so honoured to receive this award and am very thankful to be recognized for my work in paediatric medicine,” said Dr. Barker.  

Certificates of Merit recognize paediatric physicians who have made exceptional contributions to the health of children and youth at a regional level.   

The Canadian Paediatric Society’s prestigious Certificate of Merit is awarded regionally to members who have worked to make a difference to the health of children.  Dr. Barker’s activities in research, teaching, vision and leadership in child and youth health in Ontario were cited as hallmarks of excellence that qualified her for this award.   

Dr. Barker will receive the Certificate of Merit at an upcoming ceremony later this year.   

About Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in Orillia, Ontario and serves the residents of North Simcoe Muskoka and beyond. OSMH is focused on ensuring a healthier future for our communities by providing high quality care closer to home. Medical, surgical and critical care, seniors healthcare services, adult mental health, and paediatric and perinatal care are among the Hospital's recognized areas of expertise. It also specializes in orthopaedic surgery and kidney care. For more information visit www.osmh.on.ca.




For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Terry Dyni

Director, Community Relations

Tel: 705-327-9179

E-mail: tadyni@osmh.on.ca

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