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Congratulations Dr. Michael Klein for being appointed to the Order of Canada!

Fri, 2016-07-22 09:40

Dr. Michael Klein

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Klein, who has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of his pioneering work integrating family medicine and maternity care in Canada. Dr. Klein is an Investigator Emeritus at BC Children’s Hospital and an Emeritus Professor Department of Family Practice and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia.

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ECP well-represented among US gambling council awardees

Mon, 2016-07-18 14:35

Faculty and alumni of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) were well-represented among awardees from this year's National Council on Problem Gambling, which recently concluded their 30th National Conference on Problem Gambling in Tarrytown, NY. 

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Dr. Eugene Bereza elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society

Fri, 2016-07-15 15:00

 

Eugene Bereza, MDCM'88, was elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society. He also serves as the director of the newly founded Centre for Applied Ethics at the McGill University Health Centre.

Eugene is also a member of the Ministry of Health and Social Services' Groupe de travail interdisciplinaire sur l'aide médicale à mourir. The group aims to help prepare Quebec health care institutions for the implementation of Bill 52: An Act respecting end-of-life care, which legalizes euthanasia in Quebec.

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David Saint-Jacques will be the next Canadian astronaut in space

Fri, 2016-07-15 14:29

 

David Saint-Jacques, MedResident '07, will be the next Canadian astronaut to take part in a space mission.

He is scheduled to travel to space in November, 2018, for a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). An adjunct professor in McGill's Department of Family Medicine, he supervised medical trainees in Nunavik as a McGill clinical faculty lecturer.

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Congratulations to Doaa Farid on receiving the Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award!

Fri, 2016-07-15 11:22

 

New York. Dubai. Shanghai.

McGill alumni and friends converged on Montreal from points around the world in May for the annual McGill Alumni Association Honours and Awards Banquet, where oustanding volunteers are recognized for all they do for McGill and their communities.

During this event, community leader and founder of Fédération des femmes musulmanes du Québec (FFMQ), Doaa Farid, a Ph.D. candidate, accepted her Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award from Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers, BA'47.

Congratulations Doaa!

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ALASKA'S SHOREBIRDS EXPOSED TO MERCURY

Wed, 2016-07-13 09:15

 

Shorebirds breeding in Alaska are being exposed to mercury at levels that could put their populations at risk, according to new research from The Condor: Ornithological Applications.

Source Site: /macdonald

Special presentation of the Summer Seminar Series: Dialogue de deux doctorants

Tue, 2016-07-19 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

We are pleased to announce a special presentation of the 2016 Summer Seminar Series organized by the Crépeau Centre, this time in collaboration with the “Groupe de réflexion de droit privé de l’UQAM”.

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USRA Poster Presentations

Tue, 2016-09-13 16:00 - 18:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

 

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