The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Angela Campbell has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective April 1, 2017.
Congratulations Dr. Alexandra de Pokomandy and Dr. Irina Kudrina on receiving the Lettre d'entente 250 from the Fédération des Médecins Omnipraticiens du Québec. The award is meant to support the career development of family medicine researchers by promoting the development of health research in Quebec.
Xijie Dai, Haining Wang and C.J. Li have recently demonstrated that carbonyl derivatives could be used in a similar fashion to Grignard reagents using a smart Umpolung strategy and thus replaced organometallic-based reagents for nucleophilic carbonyl addition reactions for alcohol synthesis.
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To read the full article by Dr. Nadine Chata, Dr. Aris Hadjinicolaou, Dr. Kamy Apkarian, the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine Dr. Howard Bergman, and Dr. Marion Dove, please see the document attached at the right.
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The department adds its voice to condemn the attack that occurred at the Quebec City mosque. Please see attached message.
Drone technology has been applied in support of bird science for more than a decade now. With the cost of this technology continuing to drop, the use of it is broadening across North America.
In the same way that retail, military, and hobby sectors have embraced drones, bird scientists have realized drones can be deployed to do some bird census work and gather data in remote or otherwise inaccessible locations.
When Research and Graduate Program Director Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, joined McGill’s Department of Family Medicine in 2005, primary care research in Canada was still in its infancy. Dr. Bartlett-Esquilant — who completed her PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill and her postdoctoral work at Université de Montréal — was brought in by then-Department Chair Martin Dawes specifically to help increase McGill Family Medicine’s research capacity. “The Department is now a leader in terms of primary care research,” she says.
Soeur Monique, from the Hospital Santa Marcelina in Sao Paolo, Brazil, and alumni of the Department of Family Medicine, met with Dr. Bergevin, Dr. Juras, Dr. Connolly, Dr. Bergman, and Ms. Simmons on January 5th. The meeting covered a new partnership between the Department and Santa Marcelina’s new medical school. This partnership will include a version of the Blended Learning Education Program in Faculty Development, a new MSc.
The Childhood Anxiety and Regulation of Emotions (C.A.R.E.) Research Group is a new laboratory operation under the direction of Dr. Tina Montreuil, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. Researchers at C.A.R.E.
In separate clinical trials, a drug called ocrelizumab has been shown to reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), and new symptom progression in primary progressive MS.
Three studies conducted by an international team of researchers, which included Amit Bar-Or and Douglas Arnold from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University, have discovered that ocrelizumab can significantly reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing MS, as well as slow the progression of symptoms caused by primary progressive MS.
Research Seminar - 'Doing PAR in Troubled Times' with Dr. Steven Jordan
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) have published a profile of Professor Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, on their website.
McGILL FACULTY OF EDUCATION-On behalf of Professor Kevin McDonough, Department of Integrated Studies in Education:
On behalf of my co-Editors-in-Chief, I would like to draw your attention to the publication of the latest issue of Philosophical Inquiry in Education (formerly Paideusis).