Jody Heymann

McGill Newsroom

McGill, UCLA study of low- and middle-income countries shows paid maternity leave policies could help prevent infant deaths

For each additional month of paid maternity leave offered in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), infant mortality is reduced by 13%, according to a new study by researchers from McGill University and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Classified as: Biostatistics, Jody Heymann, Department of Epidemiology, health and lifestyle, maternity, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, PLoS Medicine, child death, maternal death, and Occupational Health, McGill’s Institute for Health and Social Policy, Arijit Nandi
Published on: 30 Mar 2016

McGill is proud to announce that six new Canada Research Chairs have been awarded and nine chairs have been renewed, bringing a total of over $15 million to the university for research in fields ranging from social inequalities in child health to experimental optomechanics over the next five to seven years.

Classified as: Research, Jody Heymann, Carl Ernst, amir shmuel, belinda nicolau, canada research chair, ernest seidman, ernesto schiffrin, frank j. elgar, jack sankey, joaquin madrenas, mindy levin, nikolas provatas, ronald niezen, roussos dimitrakopoulos, timothy geary, wissam musallam
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Published on: 12 Oct 2012

The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) recently recognized six leaders in the health sciences from McGill as elected CAHS Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community. Elections are based on a nominating and peer review process that seeks to recognize those who are marked by a record of substantial accomplishment. 

Classified as: Brian J. Ward, CAHS, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, Christos Tsoukas, Constantin Polychronakos, Eduardo Franco, Jody Heymann, Rebecca Fuhrer
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Published on: 26 Sep 2012