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Erica Moodie, William Dawson Scholar and Professor in the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics. The prize is awarded annually by the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) and the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) in recognition of outstanding research carried out primarily in Canada by a statistician during the first fifteen years after completing a PhD. Congratulations Prof. Moodie!
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Marina Machado, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), won the Best Visual Presentation prize for her poster at a meeting of the CIHR Drug Safety Effectiveness Network Congratulations to Marina Machado!
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Injury Repair Recovery Program trainees on top three surgical innovation teams in 2020. Their mission is to find an unmet clinical need, develop a novel technology and form a start-up.
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The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently announced 15 recipients of its fall 2019 Sex and Gender Science Chair competition, who will be supported for their in-depth investigations in the field of sex and gender science. Among the newly appointed Sex and Gender Science Chairs is McGill’s Maria Natasha Rajah, a Professor in the Department of Psychology. Professor Rajah received funding for her research project on sex differences in memory and brain function in healthy aging.
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Dr. Aline D. Khatchikian, a second-year resident in Diagnostic Radiology at McGill University, was appointed Chair of the Canadian Association of Radiologists’ Resident and Fellow Section, and is expected to be the Resident Representative on CAR’s Board of Directors following the next annual general meeting. Dr. Khatchikian, whose chairmanship began on April 18, is the first resident physician from Quebec or McGill to hold this position. Congratulations Dr. Khatchikian!
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There are moments of joy and celebration in these difficult times, and this is certainly one of those moments. There is very good reason to recognize three Faculty members for their outstanding contributions to medical education. Drs. Ilana Bank, Fraser Moore and Geoffroy Noel, three members of the Institute of Health Sciences Education, recently received the 2020 Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit.
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Dr. Anita Brown-Johnson has made extraordinary contributions as a medical professional and humanitarian. In March of this year, she was bestowed a prestigious Woman of Merit Award by Dr. Lionel Carmant, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services. Congratulations Dr. Anita Brown-Johnson on this well-deserved achievement.
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McGill’s Dr. Armand Aalamian was recently named Chair of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) Medical Education Committee. Dr. Aalamian, who is the Associate Dean, PGME, at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, recently took some time to answer a few questions for the AFMC’s monthly newsletter, sharing his perspective on his new role and on medical education. Congratulations Dr. Aalamian!
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Since 1957, The Gairdner Foundation has been recognizing the achievements of the world’s top researchers for their contributions to health science. As announced this morning, Dr. Guy Rouleau joins an elite group of scientists by receiving the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award. The Neuro’s director has been a driving force in neurological disease research and Open Science leadership. Congratulations Dr. Rouleau!
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Maida Sewitch, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, was awarded the designation of Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Fellow this month. “I am humbled and honoured to join the CAG Fellows, and to be among esteemed colleagues at the CAG who value excellence in health care, research and service. This award will facilitate new opportunities for me to inspire the next generation of scientists and clinician-scientists,” she said.
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