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What does it cost a developing nation to treat a road-traffic injured patient? And how much money could be saved through prevention? These are some of the questions raised by medical resident Ipshita Prakash, MDCM’12, and her coauthors from the Centre for Global Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, in a project presented as a poster […]


April 2014

Through its Catalyst and Emerald Key Awards, the Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the significant efforts that take place at McGill to grow toward campus sustainability. The awards acknowledge the students and staff who have gone above and beyond in their work to integrate sustainability into McGill’s knowledgebase, operations, and culture. Dr. Marianna Newkirk is the 2014 winner of the Catalyst Award for staff contribution to sustainability.
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April 2014

Dr. Robyn Tamblyn, BScN, MSc, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, is the recipient of the 2014 John P. Hubbard Award given by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).
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April 2014

Renowned professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, Dr. Meir H. Kryger, M.D. C.M. ’71, was recently honoured with the 2014 National Sleep Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Kryger was recognized for his productivity and leadership, particularly his dedication to societal education in the sleep medicine field.
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April 2014

In an effort to raise awareness and funds in support of persons with eating disorders, close to 100 McGill medical and dentistry student volunteers participated in the organization of a fashion show held this March.
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April 2014

What does it mean to be an Osler Fellow? For some, it’s about the building of community. For others, it’s about the process of reflection and renewal. For yet others, it’s about the desire for making a difference. And then there are those who do it for the joy of working with students.
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Presided over by Dr. Eduardo Franco, Director of the Bronfman Centre and Chair of McGill’s Oncology Department, the awards ceremony held during the 3rd Annual Symposium of the Gerald Bronfman Centre for Clinical Research in Oncology featured winners in three categories: teaching and mentorship, research and clinical service, and academic, clinical and research support, as well as two lifetime achievement awards. Read more ►
 


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The paradigm for global health is shifting away from a service-based model towards a multidisciplinary approach that will have a long-term impact towards reducing health disparities in populations worldwide. Read more ►
 


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The year 1953 was an exceptional year for science. In the same year that Watson and Crick identified the double helix as the structure of DNA, Drs. C.P. Leblond and Yves Clermont of McGill University published their own seminal paper that first identified the stem cell renewal theory. Sixty years after the landmark discovery, Dr. Clermont was honoured by McGill on October 18, 2013, as the histology laboratory located in the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry building was renamed in his honour. Read more ►