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Awards and Citations

Awards and Citations
Awards and Citations

Awards for the Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter

  • Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences(Oscar): The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter received a nomination as best Documentary feature
  • ACE Award (American Cablevision): The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter won three awards - best documentary, best writer, and best host
  • Jack Webster Foundation Awards 1993: AIDS Diary’s producer David Paperny was presented with a special Jury award for excellence in broadcast journalism

Awards and Citations for Dr. Peter Jepson-Young

  • Honourary Doctorate of Laws from the Open Learning Institute
  • Province of British Columbia Exceptional Award of Merit
  • Canada 125 Commemorative Medal for Outstanding Canadians
  • Commemorative Plaque from the UBC Medical Alumni
  • The James M. Robinson Memorial Prize (UBC)for significant contributions to public health
  • A Glass Sculpture Tribute to Dr. Peter Jepson-Young from the Think AIDS Luncheon (UBC/St. Paul’s AIDS Research Chair
  • Communicator of the Year 1992 Award from the International Association of Business Communicators
  • Treeplanting: The Ryan White Memorial AIDS Forest (The Jewish United Fund, Israel)
  • Honourary Membership in the Rainbow Band (gay and lesbian orchestra) for Peter and Harvey
  • One of the top 10 Crusaders and Reformers in the B.C. Almanac’s Greatest British Columbians


  • Front pages of Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province newspapers with full page. Coverage the day following his passing.
  • Obituary with picture in the New York Times
  • Obituary in the Greater Vancouver Book (An urban encyclopaedia)
  • Obituary in the Canadian Global Almanac 1994

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