Dr. Terry Peter's Awards

January 1973

R. D. Neale Memorial Prize, University of Canterbury.


Fellow of Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine. (FCCPM)

May 1992

The Syliva Sorkin Greenfield Award presented by the AAPM for the best paper in the journal Medical Physics in 1991. Multi-modality Image Integration for Stereotactic Surgical Planning. Medical Physics 18: 167-177, 1991: CJ Henri, L Collins, TM Peters

December 1996        

Award of Merit, Intra-operative Ultrasound Imaging in Image-Guided Neurosurgery. 82nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of RSNA, Chicago, IL: R Comeau, A Fenster, T Peters.


Fellow, Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine.

March 1996

March-May Visiting Erskine Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

January 1997

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

May 1997

The Sylvia Fedorak Award presented by the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists for the best paper in 1996 by a Canadian medical physicist. Henri CJ, Peters TM. “Three-dimensional reconstruction of cerebral vasculature­; Theory and methodology. Medical Physics 23: 197-204, 1996.

January 1999

Fellow, Institute of Physics.

January 1999

Chartered Physicist (Institute of Physics - UK)

August 1999  

Defan’s Award of Excellence, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London Advanced Imaging Group, Team Award

March 2003

Fellow, American Association of Physicists in Medicine


Annual Award for Academic Excellence, Department Medical Imaging, UWO

January 2009

Fellow, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.  Cited for “Contributions to Image-Guided Surgery”.

September 2009

Fellow MICCAI Society, for contributions to Image-Guided Surgery and to the MICCAI Society.

February 2010


Visiting Erskine Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (Feb 22 – May 8 2010)

May 2011

Dean’s Award for Research Excellence, Shulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario

April 2012

Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research, Western University

 Student Awards

June 2000

Best poster prize. “3-D Image Guidance for Minimally Invasive Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass (MIRCAB)” by AM Chiu, D Dey, M Drangova, WD Boyd, and TM Peters. Presented at the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Atlanta, GA: June 7-9, 2000

February 2005

Cum Laude Poster Award Wachowiak MP, Peters TM. “Combining global and local parallel optimization for medical image registration”. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging, Paper 5747-135, 2005.

February 2005

Cum Laude Poster Award Zhong H, Wachowiak MP, Peters TM. “Adaptive finite Element Technique for Cutting in Surgical Simulation”. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging, Paper 5744-66, 2005.

May 2006

Sylvia Fedorak Prize in Medical Physics: Turgeon GA, Lehmann

G, Guiraudon GM, Drangova M, Holdsworth DW, Peters TM.

“2D-3D registration of coronary angiograms for cardiac

procedure planning and guidance”. 32(12): 3737-49, Dec 2005

May 2008

Best poster award. Lo J, Moore J, Wedlake C, Guiraudon G,

Eagleson R, Peters TM. “Evaluating parameters that affect visual perception in virtual reality-guided surgery”. Graphics Interface 2008. Simon Fraser University, Windsor, Ontario: May 28-30, 2008.

October 2008

1st place poster award in Imaging for Cardiovascular Therapeutics. Pace DF, Wiles AD, Moore J, Wedlake C, Gobbi DG, Peters TM. Accuracy of four-dimensional ultrasound for intraoperative imaging in minimally-invasive surgery on the beating heart. Proceedings of the Imaging Network Ontario 7th Annual Imaging Symposium (INO). Toronto, ON: Sept 29-Oct 1, 2008.


Poster Presentation. Finalist (Honorable Mention), McDonald C.P., King G.J.W, Peters TM, “The Use of Surface-Based Registration to Facilitate Total Elbow Arthrosplasty in the Absence of Key Anatomical Landmarks”.  American Society for Mechanical Engineers Summer Bioengineering Conference 2008, Marco Island, Florida, USA

June 2010









ISCAS Travel Award Prize:  Linte C, Cho D, Carias M, Pace D, Moore J, Wedlake C, Peters T, Bainbridge D, Kiaii B, Peters TM. “Estimating heart movement and morphological changes during robot-assisted coronary artery bypass graft interventions”. Proc CARS 2010. Int J Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Vol 5 Suppl 1, S275, 2010.

ISCAS Best Poster Prize:  Pace D, Bainbridge D Moore J, Wedlake C, Guiraudon G, Jones D, Peters T, Real-time 4D ultrasound reconstruction for improved intraoperative imaging during image guided beating-heart interventions. Proc CARS 2010. Int J Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Vol 5 Suppl 1, S271, 2010.

June 2011


ISMICS Best Poster Prize: Pencilla Lang, PhD candidate. "Augmented ultrasound guidance for transcatheter aortic valve implantation".

February 2011

Best Poster Prize, SPIE Medial Imaging Image-guided Therapy conference: Feature Identification for Image-Guided Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Pencilla Lang, Martin Rajchl, A. Jonathan McLeod, Michael W. Chu and Terry M. Peters

February 2012

3rd Prize Poster. McLeod AJ, Moore J, Lang P, Bainbridge D, Campbell G, Jones DL, Guiraudon GM, Peters TM. Mitral Valve Replacement Simulator for Off-Pump Surgery. Imaging Network Ontario Symposium (ImNO): Ontario Consortium in Imaging for Cardiovascular Therapeutics. Toronto, Ontario, February 13-14, 2012



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