Received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Heart Association

Received a Canada Research Chair in Mitochondrial Dynamics and Translational Medicine 

Received the AHA’s Coeur D’Or Award for leading the creation of a heart attack care network for the city of Chicago

Received the Distinguished Scientist Award (Translational Domain) from the American College of Cardiology

Received the Award of Merit, Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute (for contributions in the field of pulmonary hypertension)

Microcirculatory Society’s Gerritsen Award for publication Microcirculation’s most cited review article (2006-11) 

Selected as a member of Best Doctors in America

Elected to the American Professors of Cardiology

Published the discovery of an epigenetic basis for pulmonary hypertension (methylation of superoxide dismutase 2) in Circulation (Impact factor 14). This work was selected by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute as one of their Top Discoveries of 2010. 

Selected as one of University of Chicago’s 30 Pritzker Scholars

Awarded the Harold Hines Jr. Chair at the University of Chicago

Received the Research Achievement Award from the Canadian Cardiovascular Society  
Dr. Archer’s has held several endowed Chairs, including the Heart and Stroke Chair at the University of Alberta. Dr. Archer also was awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Oxygen Sensing and Translational Cardiovascular Research in 2004. 

Named the Visiting Professor in Physiology by the French Physiologic Society. This prestigious prize included a salary award that funded a sabbatical in Paris, France at L’Hopital Cochin, University Réné Descartes.