Abe Oudshoorn Named Western’s 2016 Humanitarian of the Year

Abe Oudshoorn, member of the CRHESI Steering Committee, has been announced as the recipient of the 2016 Western Humanitarian Award.

Abe Oudshoorn is Assistant Professor in the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at Western University, the Department of Psychiatry Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and Associate Scientist with Lawson Health Research Institute. Having worked as a nurse with people experiencing homelessness, Abe’s research focuses on health, homelessness, housing policy, and poverty. Outside of the University, Abe has the privilege of chairing the London Homeless Coalition, is a board member with the United Way of London & Middlesex, and sat on the Mayor’s Advisory Panel on Poverty.

Peggy Sattler, MPP for London West, stood to acknowledge Abe’s achievement in Provincial Parliament.

On behalf of all of us at CRHESI, a big congratulations to Abe for all your hard work and dedication to our community.