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Obituary- Dr. Frank R. Ervin (1926-2015)

Dear Colleagues,

It is with much sadness that I communicate the passing of our esteemed colleague Frank Ervin last Friday in St Kitts. Frank was a pioneer clinician scientist, a visionary researcher, and an engaged social activist. Frank influenced the life and career of many of us. He was an excellent mentor and a source of inspiration.

Published: 29Apr2015

MINDSTRONG fitness event- Dr. Karl Looper's interview on Global Morning News

Please follow the link below to see Dr. Karl Looper speak about MINDSTRONG, a fitness fundraising event to expand youth (ages 15-25) mental health programs at the Jewish General Hospital on Global Morning News.

http://globalnews.ca/video/1953953/jewish-general-hospital-expanding-mental-health-services-for-youth

Please follow the link below for more information about MINDSTRONG.

Published: 23Apr2015

SIGN UP THIS WEEK: Invitation from the Principal and the Dean - Mc Gill joins “Walk for Montreal”

20Jun201510:00
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12:30

McGill joins “Walk for Montreal” to inaugurate new MUHC Glen site
Join Prof. Suzanne Fortier, Dr. David Eidelman and thousands more to mark historic event

INVITATION: Inaugural St. Mary’s and McGill University Lecture on Enhancing Patient-Centered Care

22Apr201517:00
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19:00
McGill Faculty Club 3450 McTavish Street Montreal, QC, CA



Dr. David Eidelman
Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of Medicine, McGill University
and
Dr. Susan Law
VP, Academic Affairs, St. Mary’s Hospital Center

3rd International Youth Mental Health Conference

8Oct201509:00
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10Oct201516:00
Place des Arts 175 Rue Ste-Catherine O, Montreal, QC, H2X 1Y9

The Saul Albert Memorial Conference

22Oct201519:30
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23Oct201515:30
Jewish General Hospital Amphitheatre (ground floor), 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2, CA

Tango dancing could benefit Parkinson's disease patients

New study puts 40 patients through 12-week course

Dancing the Argentine tango could have potential benefits for people at certain stages in the development of Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to findings in a new study by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. The study looked at changes in patients’ motor abilities following a 12-week tango course, and is also the first study to assess the effect that tango has on non-motor symptoms.

Published: 13Apr2015

April - Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, is at the forefront of Parkinson’s research and clinical care. Parkinson’s patients are seen at The Neuro’s Movement Disorders Clinic and the Montreal General Hospital. Approximately 100,000 Canadians have Parkinson’s disease.

The Neuro to introduce experimental drug treatment

Published: 2Apr2015

Dr. Shariff, Quebec human rights commission denounce public misogyny

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, associate professor with the Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Director of McGill’s Define the Line research program, spoke to the Montreal's Gazette about misogyny in the public domain.

Published: 31Mar2015

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