Dr. Julia von Oettingen of Endocrinology, Assistant Professor in the Department of pediatrics, has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of the 2017-2018 Dr. Donald A. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Global Health Research from the McGill Global Health Programs for her publication titled “Population Survey of Iodine Deficiency and Environmental Disruptors of Thyroid Function in Young Children in Haiti”.
Stephen Clarke, Jessica Barudin, Matthew Hunt. (2016). Community Based Rehabilitation and Ethics: Eight Ethical Questions Arising from a Review of the Literature. Physiotherapy Canada. 68(2):197-205.
Link to article here.
This article points to the importance of not only structural features of whole-of-government approaches for NCD control but also the institutional culture and entrenched political and economic interests.
For more information and the article, see here.
Stephanie Nixon and Matthew Hunt editorial; Global Health: Where do physiotherapy and rehabilitation research fit? " Physiotherapy Canada, 67(3), pp. 217–218
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Matthew Hunt & colleagues' new study on perceptions of disability in the 2010 Haiti earthquake response.
Hunt, M. R., Chung, R., Durocher, E., & Henrys, J. H. (2015). Haitian and international responders' and decision-makers' perspectives regarding disability and the response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Global health action, 8.
In the past few weeks, McGill researchers have published several papers on a variety of global health topics.
Here are a few of them:
The Development of a Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, June 11 2015: School of Physical and Occupational Therapy,and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation Professor Matthew Hunt has collaborated in the development and validation of an ethical analysis tool for humanitarian health workers.
For the first time, the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program and McGill Global Health Programs are distributing travel awards to medical residents! Without further due, here are our first cohort of winners.
- Ipshita Prakash
- Michael Fein
- Elise Vuille-Lessard
- Evan Wong
- Fadi Hamdani
- Han Yao
- Jessica Keen
- Kristin Popiel
Congratulations to the awardees and to all applicants!
Congratulations to our Spring Travel Awards winners!
Medical Class of '84 Student Bursary: Tina Madzima
Medical Class of '65 Student Bursary: Alexandre Dostaler
Ashworth Student Travel Award: Esther Vaugon and Jonathan Morasse
Osler Medical Aid Foundation Scholarships: Annie Lalande and Collins Oghor
Ambassador Paul Frazer Travel Award for Global Health: Vanessa Brombosz and Danielle Cazabon