IMHL Alumni

Former president of Doctors Without Borders joins School of Population and Global Health

Published: 13May2021

Joanne Liu (MDCM’91, IMHL’14, DSc’16) brings decades of experience as a pediatric emergency room physician and former international president of Doctors Without Borders to McGill’s School of...

IMHL’18 alumnus plays pivotal role in eradicating polio

Published: 12Nov2020

Mohammed Mohammedi (IMHL’19) has spent the past 25 years fighting to eradicate polio and other deadly diseases in the developing world. Now, as he confronts the complex challenge of eradicating...

Protecting our frontline health workers

Published: 28May2020

In an interview with Professor Karl Moore, Dr Joanne Liu (IMHL'14) campaigns for the protection of frontline health workers, emphasizing the need for more personal protective equipment,...

COVID-19 ramps up demand for PPE by up to 17 times

Published: 15May2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks and ventilators increase by up to seventeen times. Healthcare improvement company Premier CEO Susan DeVore ...

AI may predict COVID-19 progression on chest x-rays

Published: 14May2020

Dr. Nathalie Duchesne (IMHL’18) and her team reveal how an AI algorithm can predict how COVID-19 cases will progress based on analysis of baseline chest x-rays. Read more

Pandemic is taking a toll on mental health of young adults

Published: 7May2020

A new study conducted on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic has left nearly half of young adults in Canada experiencing excessive anxiety and symptoms of depression...

The disconnect between bureaucracy and reality

Published: 5May2020

Dr. Jean-Simon Létourneau (IMHL’21), emergency physician at the Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, sheds lights on the disconnect between messages from decision-makers and the reality on the ground for...

IMHL alumna Dr Larente provides urgent care for seniors left behind

Published: 24Apr2020

When Dr. Nadine Larente (IMHL’13) discovered CHSLD Herron in dire need of help, she called on her family to provide urgent care for the seniors left behind during the midst of the pandemic. Read more

IMHL alumna promoted to Director of Professional Services at CIUSSS

Published: 24Apr2020

Dr. Isabelle Samson (IMHL’18) has been promoted to Director of Professional Services at CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale. Prior to her promotion, Samson served as Deputy Director of Professional...


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