Laurette Dube, Message from the Chair

McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

"No single scientific or social discipline is enough to unravel the causes of these pervasive societal challenges. And no single scientific or social discipline alone will solve them. We need to break free of such siloed efforts, and undertake a collaborative, integrated, trans-disciplinary approach…"

- Professor Laurette Dubé, PhD, MBA

The MCCHE is a world-leader in promoting integrative and interdisciplinary solutions to diet- and lifestyle-related global health challenges. This approach seeks to ameliorate health problems, such as obesity and under-nutrition, in ways that transform agri-food value chains and stimulate sustainable economic growth.

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2018 Manulife Prize

2018 Manulife Prize

McGill University, in association with Manulife & the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), announces Dr. Jean-Pierre Després as the 2018 Winner of the Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

The $50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it.

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