Following an early account of the local transmission of COVID-19, Desautels alumnus Dr. Hamidah Meghani (IMHL’15) stresses the need for communities to practice social distancing to stop the spread of the virus.
Dr. Daksha Shah (IMHL’20), Deputy Director of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) Health Department, explains how contact tracing has helped decrease the spread of COVID-19 in Mumbai.
Dr. Rosamund Lewis (IMHL’08) answers questions from viewers around the world on the subject of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Susan DeVore (IMHL’10), CEO of Premier, Inc. (Nasdaq: PINC), discusses health care and medical supply issues surrounding COVID-19.
A CBC interview with Dr. Ahmad Firas Khalid (IMHL’14), Health Policy Researcher at McMaster University, reveals the challenges Canadians face in flattening the curve of COVID-19 infection.
Doctors from the Peking Union Medical College Hospital share their knowledge with frontline doctors in Canada, including Dr. Peter Goldberg (IMHL’11), Chief of Critical Care at McGill University Health Center.
In November, the Association pour la santé publique du Québec (ASPQ) awarded the 2019 Jean-Pierre Bélanger Prize to Dr. Yv Bonnier-Viger (IMHL’08). This award recognizes Dr. Bonnier-Viger’s contribution to the advancement of knowledge in international health and preventive medicine, and for his commitment to improving public health.
Following his research on the complex healthcare needs of refugees, Desautels alumnus Dr. Firas Khalid (IMHL’14) suggests ways in which academic research can be used to inform public policy.
Ahmad Firas Khalid, Padma Venkatasubramanian and Caroline Kisia, all 2014 alumni of McGill’s IMHL program, have teamed up to create Amama (grandmother), a community-based platform that connects grandmothers with vulnerable children to improve children’s physical and mental well-being.
In 2013, the trio won a Canada Grant Challenge to field-test a copper device they created to kill deadly water-borne pathogens.
Dr. Daksha Shah (IMHL’20) is leading a new TB vaccine trial in Mumbai, where an estimated 40 to 50 percent of the population carries a latent TB infection. The pilot project focuses on providing treatment to close contacts of TB patients.
After six years serving as the International President of Doctors Without Borders, Joanne Liu (IMHL’14) sits down with Le Devoir to reflect on the grand challenges that shaped her tenure with the organization, as well as her future aspirations.
In 2002, Sylvie Bernier (IMHL’11) witnessed the tragic drowning of her young nephew.
Sixteen years later, through the launch of a new book and documentary with Radio-Canada, she has resolved to show courage in the face of grief to make a positive impact in society.
Professor Corey Phelps, Associate Dean of Executive Education at Desautels comments on the growing recognition of Africa as a source of top candidates for Canadian business schools. In the case of the International Masters for Healthcare Leadership, some of the program’s strongest participants have originated from there.
Michael Seo (IMHL’2015) co-authors an article for Fast Company in which he outlines the systemic challenges of implementing cutting-edge healthcare in the developing world, as well as the common pitfalls of rushing to introduce innovations in such contexts.
On February 19, 2019, renowned management thinker Professor Henry Mintzberg launched his twentieth book, Bedtime Stories for Managers, a roundup of forty-two leadership anecdotes curated from his decades of experience.