As a co-investigator, Dr. Louise Pilote of the MUHC was recently given a grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research to research gender differential in heart disease and access to congestive heart failure clinics.
This past October, representatives from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Human Resources department - Josée Lizotte, Stella Lopreste, and Jasmine Boyer - traveled to Lausanne, Switzerland to recruit Quebec-trained nurses.
MUHC Enviro-Housekeeper Léo Boulanger is a gentle man of small stature. But what he lacks in size he makes up for in his bigger-than-life devoted and zealous spirit.
McGill University Health Centre Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse Tenzin Jimpa was recently one of the subjects of a documentary filmed by PixCom. The film focuses on Montrealers of different cultural backgrounds. Jimpa, who works the night shift in the ICU of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) site, brings a great deal of the warmth and spirituality of her Tibetan roots to her work.
Dr. Martin Entin immigrated to Canada from Crimea with his family. He had lofty dreams for his new homeland. One of them was to become a doctor. But to achieve this he had to learn English and it was precisely his English that would lead him to the love of his life - his wife Laura.
Dr. Arthur T. Porter will assume his new responsibilities as CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) April 5.
Dr. Steven Paraskevas, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) transplant surgeon, and Dr. Maurice Anidjar, MUHC urologist, recently performed the first artificial ureter reconstruction in Canada.
The Montreal Children's Hospital's latest state-of the-art neuronavigation system, as well as the recent hiring of a specialist in functional neuroimaging, neurosurgical precision in this operating room has never been more exact.
On the last run of her first snowboarding lesson in early January, 23-year-old McGill student Christina Barakett decided it was time to try a 180-degree turn - an intermediate snowboarding move. But part way into the turn, Barakett took a plunge that landed her in the Emergency Department of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site with a broken left wrist.
Some estimates cite that as many as two million Canadians suffer from this low-profile disease. Rosacea (pronounced rose-AY-sha) is simply defined as a chronic (long-term) skin disease that causes redness and swelling, primarily on the face, but also on the eyelids and other parts of the head and upper torso.