Graphic with illustration of birds flying with words: Transformative Change Awards Prix du changement transformateur

Congratulations to the 2020 Transformative Change Award recipients!

Here is the full list of honurees, plus videos featuring the three innovative programs chosen as this year's Transformative Change Award recipients by the Alliance Board.

Joe Leonard Award (description of this career recognition award)

Notisha Massaquoi, former executive director, Women's Health in Women's Hands CHC.

Health Equity Champions: "commitment to dismantling barriers to equitable health and championing policies and interventions that address discrimination and oppression" - Also, as a special tribute to the late Denise Brooks, the award will now be known annually as the "Denise Brooks Health Equity Champion Award" to honour Denise's legacy of health equity and anti-poverty leadership in Ontario.

Denise Brooks, Hamilton Urban Core CHC, for dedication and inspiring leadership in health equity, anti-racism and anti-poverty work in Hamilton, Ontario and across Canada.

Dr. Andrea Sereda. London Intercommunity Health Centre, for advocacy and support on harm reduction and the breakthrough of safer supply to help save lives during the overdose crisis.

Community Health Champions: "outstanding contributions to improving community health and advancing health equity"

Ontario Oral Health Alliance, for their contributions to advocacy for publicly-funded oral health and dental care, and for the achievement of the Low Income Seniors Dental Program in Ontario.

Adrianna Tetley Legacy Award (new): "an emerging leader who inspires contributions to primary health care transformation to improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities facing barriers"

Adrianna Tetley (inaugural year)

Transformative Change Awards (three): "work at the forefront of transformative change to achieve the best possible health and wellbeing for everyone living in Ontario"

CANDID ServicesNurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, Canadian Mental Health Association Durham:


Équipe du site de Kirkland Lake (Rx: Communauté – La prescription sociale)Centre de santé communautaire du Témiskaming:


Windsor Team Care Centre Windsor Family Health Team: