The hotline set up on Tuesday, April 13, 2004 by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) to answer patients' questions about the reamer sterilization issue and the recall of some arthroplasty hip surgery patients has received a total of 273 calls to date.
L'Oréal Canada is pleased to send a team of three McGill University students to represent North America at the International Final of the L'Oréal E-Strat Challenge in Paris on April 22.
Professor James W. Fyles, George and Frances Tomlinson Chair in Forest Ecology at McGill, has been selected as the next Scientific Director of the Sustainable Forest Management Network. The network is a not-for-profit research organization under the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence Program. It involves 31 universities, 12 forestry companies, provincial and federal departments, Aboriginal groups and non-governmental organizations. The network administers an annual budget of $7.1 million.
McGill University announced today that it would award honorary doctorates at its 2004 Spring Convocation to 17 distinguished leaders who have made significant contributions in their fields of expertise and their communities.
Ten people will be honoured for their outstanding contributions to the Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre. What makes these awards special is the winners are nominated by their peers.
The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, welcomed enthusiastically the announcement today that Dr Bernard Shapiro has been nominated by the federal government as the first Ethics Commissioner of Canada.
Two McGill University students, Clive Chang and David Matthews, are among the 20 university and college sophomores from the U.S. and Canada who were named as 2004 Goldman Sachs Global Leaders. Chang and Matthews are among 100 outstanding second-year students selected this spring from over 70 of the world's top colleges and universities as Goldman Sachs Global Leaders.
On October 29, 2003, the Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, Philippe Couillard, established a Commission to review the plans of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and of the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) to redevelop their respective hospital facilities.
Hospital memorialized in creation of Canada's first chair in pediatric anesthesia at McGill University
The Dean of the McGill Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Abraham Fuks, is proud to announce that the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Montreal Foundation has made a gift to McGill University of $1,566,000 to endow a chair to be named the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Montreal Foundation Chair in Pediatric Anesthesia.
The intricate dynamics of an extraordinary double pulsar system are made clearer by the work of Scott Ransom, a postdoctoral researcher in McGill's Department of Physics, in a study appearing in the April 29 issue of the scientific journal Nature.