(English) Appointment of Ms. Lynne McVey as Executive Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute

(English) The President of the Board, Ms. Claudette Allard, and the other Board members are proud to announce the appointment of the new Executive Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Ms. Lynne McVey. Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations at the Jewish General Hospital, Lynne McVey is also Co-Director of the Segal Cancer Centre.
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(English) Canadian doctors get primed in prevention and public health

(English) A national group of public health educators has been working to enhance the understanding of population health principles by clinical health professionals. They have created an innovative e-textbook for medical students, the AFMC Primer on Population Health, which was just released by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC).
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(English) Faculty Council and Town Hall Meeting

(English) Tuesday, December 6, 2011
4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
with special guests
Prof. Anthony Masi and
Incoming VP-Dean David Eidelman

McGill Life Sciences Complex, Bellini Atrium, 3649 Promenade Sir-William-Osler
RSVP

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(English) School of Nursing Fall Reception

(English) On Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 77 undergraduate nursing students celebrated their graduation from the B.Sc.(N.) and BN(I) programs. The reception included an array of food and drinks, speeches from faculty and colleagues and presentation of convocation prizes. We wish our newest graduates success with their future careers as nurses!
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(English) Government of Canada launches new competition for 10 Canada Excellence Research Chairs

(English) The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced on November 28, 2011, the launch of a competition to fund 10 new Canada Excellence Research Chairs.The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting leading-edge research and world-class researchers, » said Minister Goodyear. « Canada Excellence Research Chairholders are some of the world’s leading minds, and their presence in our universities will create jobs and long-term economic growth, as well as enable Canada to be at the cutting edge of innovative research. »
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(English) Two Major Projects Selected By The Pfizer-Frqs Innovation Fund Bring Together Leading Researchers From Québec

(English) Two research projects will be funded as part of the third competition of the Pfizer-FRQS Innovation Fund. The initiatives aim to establish a new therapeutic strategy for HIV and develop a molecular test to predict skin cancer outcomes. These innovative projects mobilize multidisciplinary teams of eminent researchers in Québec’s leading institutions, including Dr. Denis Sasseville, dermatologist and researcher at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.
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(English) Student Research Day

(English) In early November each year, students of the Summer Research Bursary Program are given the opportunity to showcase their work at Student Research Day. Among peers, faculty members, guests and judges, students present their summer research findings via interactive poster presentations. Congratulations to this year’s winners: Robert-James Doonan, Andrew Dawson, Joshua Vorstenbosch, Corey Miller, Patrick Smallhorn and Michael Wang!
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