An all-star lineup of experts in the fields of sports and neurology will share a stage on Jan. 27 to discuss concussions, a serious injury that has only recently been getting the attention it deserves.
Peter Tarassoff has won the Pinch Medal from the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC). This medal is named for William Wallace Pinch of Rochester, New York, in recognition of his enormous and selfless contributions to mineralogy through the identification of ideal specimens for study and through his generosity in making them available to the academic community. Check the biography and citation for Peter here.
Ursulla Aho-Gelle has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Michael Decter Scholarship for Health Leadership and Policy Studies.
"Painting is a vector to humanize care, for the person to be aware of abilities he has, and to help with rehabilitation." Dr. Olivier Beauchet, director of McGill's Centre of Excellence on Aging and Chronic Disease, based at the Jewish General. Read more: Montreal Gazette
When investigating pain, the basic procedure for clinics everywhere is to give a patient the McGill Pain Questionnaire. This was developed in the 1970s by two scientists, Dr Ronald Melzack and Dr Warren Torgerson, both of McGill University in Montreal, and is still the main tool for measuring pain in clinics worldwide. Read more: The Independent
Brian Caffo, PhD Professor, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data Tuesday, 17 January 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME
Jon A. Steingrimsson, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins University Doubly Robust Survival Trees and Forests Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME
SEMINAR: Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data
Jennifer L. Lund, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data Monday, 16 January 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521 ALL ARE WELCOME
Simulation education is a key way to both learn and maintain professional skills. In our continuing effort to improve patient safety and the quality of the the health care we provide, it is now an integral component of how we achieve and maintain excellence.
Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer has today announced the forthcoming departure of Ms. Laura Carr, the company’s Chief Financial Officer, who will be returning to the UK for personal reasons following the completion of the Company’s third quarter results announcement in February. Heather Reisman, Indigo CEO, has appointed Mr. Craig Loudon, Indigo’s Senior Vice President, Business Finance, to the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective February 9, 2017.
Please note that the Cyberthèque (ground floor, Redpath Library Building) in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed for a special event from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, January 12, 2017 . We apologize for any inconvenience.
FL Fuller Landau LLP, a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Jaimie Auger, Budd Newton, and Uros Milekic as new Partners, effective January 1, 2017.