Infection & Immunity

Dr. Donald Sheppard Receives 2021 McGill Principal’s Prize

Dr. Don Sheppard, Director of MI4, is the 2021 recipient of the McGill Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media. The award recognizes outstanding achievement among those who share their knowledge with the public and the media, and who uphold McGill’s commitment of service to society and community engagement.

Dr. Sheppard received the award for his outstanding communication of COVID-19 information throughout the pandemic. His media presence was instrumental in providing clear and accurate information about COVID-19 and critical public safety measures. The MUHC Foundation is proud to support the work of Dr. Sheppard and MI4 as they find solutions for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.