Live 2017

The first annual Symposium on Emerging and Complex Infectious Diseases, co-hosted by the Lady Davis Institute, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Jewish General Hospital, and McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, honoured Mark Wainberg, paying homage to his achievements as scientist, activist, and mentor to a new generation of researchers and clinicians who are preserving and advancing his legacy.
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Live 2017

At McGill’s Ingram School of Nursing (ISoN), child health is a major area of focus for many of our faculty members and researchers. Among them, Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis, Assistant Professor, whose main area of interest is improving the quality of life of children living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)—a genetic bone disorder characterized by fragile bones that break easily, also known as “brittle bone disease”—and their families.
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Live 2017

Digital Health Week (November 13-19, 2017) was created by leading health care organizations across Canada, to recognize how digital platforms and tools converge with health care delivery for positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. If you have ever used a telephone or a computer to receive health care services, then you have participated in and benefited from digital health. Ingram School of Nursing faculty members Dr. Antonia Arnaert and Ms. Norma Ponzoni have worked together for many years building a common program of digital health research. Antonia’s expertise lies in designing and developing innovative telehealth/eHealth solutions for health care services. Norma’s training is in education, and she has an extensive knowledge of today’s primary care landscape, which includes all services that play a part in health, such as income, housing, education, and environment.
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Live 2017

Simulation Summit 2017 celebrated its 10th anniversary in Montreal on November 1 and 2, 2017 with the largest attendance in the summit’s history. This interprofessional medical simulation education conference, organized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College) and hosted by McGill University and the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning (SCSIL), brought together close to 400 simulation educators, researchers, health care professionals and others engaged in the field of simulation.
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Live 2017

In advance of tonight’s Gairdner National Program Lecture, Dr. Lewis E. Kay talks to the Reporter about nuclear magnetic resonance, the p97 molecule and what it means to win the “baby Nobel.”
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Live 2017

For the second year in a row, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to be among the top three in Research Infosource’s prestigious list of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals, which was published last week. Every year, Research Infosource Inc., a leading research, consulting, and publishing firm, provides analysis of leading Canadian research hospitals that enhance Canada’s global competitiveness in the knowledge economy.
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Live 2017

On November 7, over 400 members of the wider McGill community participated in the annual Global Health Night, held this year at the Centre Mont-Royal. The poster fair provided an opportunity for students to showcase and share their global health experiences, while talks included an annual state-of-affairs on McGill’s Global Health Programs (GHP) from its Director, Dr. Madhukar Pai and a keynote address from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett. Earlier in the day, 80 awards were given out during an awards tea hosted by Mr. Paul Frazer, Board Chair of the McGill GHP International Advisory Board.
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Live 2017

On November 2 the McGill Faculty of Medicine held a day-long conference at McGill’s Faculty Club sponsored by McGill Global Health Programs, the Institute for Health and Social Policy, the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative.
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Live 2017

The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning (SCSIL) welcomed 73 students from the enriched science, international education program at Jeanne-Mance High School on November 6, 2017. The students were accompanied by their science teachers, Mrs. Caroline Béliveau and Linda Donohue. “The goal of the visit,” explained Mrs. Donohue, “is to provide the secondary 4 students with exposure to careers in health sciences that may help guide them when considering post-secondary education and career options.”
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Proud. That’s how neonatologist Dr. Thérèse Perreault feels after her third trip to Kigali, Rwanda, in September. Dr. Perreault, Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Director of the Division of Neonatology at the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH), was on hand to see pediatric resident Dr. Jocelyne Bukeyeneza win first prize at a pediatrics conference for a survey on neonatal resuscitation practices at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali (CHUK).
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