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Registration and abstract submission for the 2016 EBOH Research Day are now open!

Dear EBOH members,

Find yourself longing to get some feedback on your research? Curious about what others in the Department are researching? 

Registration and abstract submission for the 2016 EBOH Research Day are now open!

Published: 8 Feb 2016

EBOH Research Day - Save the Date - April 27th, 2016

Dear Students & Professors, 

Please save the date for EBOH's 12th Annual Research Day which will take place on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Thomson House Ballroom. Abstract submission will open in February 2016 (more information is forthcoming). 

Published: 27 Jan 2016

Research Opportunity for Epidemiology students - MSc, MPH and PhD

Research opportunity for MSc, MPH or PhD students

Published: 11 Jan 2016

Dr. Theresa Gyorkos named Director of the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Parasite Epidemiology and Control

Dr. Theresa Gyorkos has been named Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Collaborating Centre (CC) for Research and Training in Parasite Epidemiology and Control.  This is a renewable four-year designation based at EBOH.

Congratulations Dr. Gyorkos!

Published: 4 Jan 2016

Happy Holidays | Joyeuses Fêtes

Dear friends of the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, La version française suit l’anglais.

Published: 21 Dec 2015

Call for donations: Used children's clothes

Do you have children's clothes lying at the bottom of your drawers or in the back of your closets because your children have outgrown them?  Were these clothes so cute you couldn't bring yourself to get rid of them?  Did you ever wonder what you could do to help children in need but didn't know what to do?

Published: 14 Dec 2015

EBOH YouTube Playlist

We are pleased to announce the launch of EBOH’s new YouTube playlist on the McGill channel! Here you can find a variety of videos such as the Mini-Med series featuring EBOH Faculty and the 50th Anniversary Conference videos. 

We will be bringing you new content in the near future, such as faculty profiles, so keep visiting the playlist!

Published: 2 Dec 2015

Course Evaluations - Available now!

MERCURY Course Evaluations are now available to students until December 24 for units following the default period (or until December 8 for units following the condensed period).

Published: 20 Nov 2015

Child growth, parasite prevalence unaffected by deworming treatment

“[Our study] draws attention to the research gap on the benefits of deworming in early childhood,” Theresa W. Gyorkos, PhD, of the department of epidemiology, biostatistics and occupational health at McGill University, Montreal, told Infectious Diseases in Children.

Published: 9 Nov 2015

Off-label prescription drug use and adverse drug events

Association of Off-Label Drug Use and Adverse Drug Events in an Adult Population

Published in JAMA on November 2, 2015

Authors: Tewodros Eguale, MD, PhD; David L. Buckeridge, MD, PhD; Aman Verma, PhD; Nancy E. Winslade, PharmD; Andrea Benedetti, PhD; James A. Hanley, PhD; Robyn Tamblyn, PhD

Published: 5 Nov 2015

Differences in obstetric care among nulliparous First Nations and non-First Nations women in British Columbia

Corinne Riddell, PhD Epidemiology candidate, was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) on November 2, 2015 along with co-authors Jennifer Hutcheon, PhD and Leanne Dahlgren, MD, MHSc for their article titled "Differences in obstetric care among nulliparous First Nations and non-First Nations women in British Columbia, Canada."

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Published: 3 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Quach - SHEA Jarvis Award

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Quach who received the SHEA (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) William Jarvis Award at IDWeek 2015 in San Diego.

SHEA Website Award Winners

Published: 28 Oct 2015

Dépistage du VIH en kit

Pour le moment, l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada n’est pas prête à autoriser l’autotest, déplorant sa fiabilité partielle (99,6 %) et le fait qu’il ne détecte pas le virus s’il a été contracté moins de trois mois auparavant. L’épidémiologiste Nitika Pant Pai, professeure à l’Université McGill, estime que ces raisons ne suffisent pas.

Published: 23 Oct 2015

EBOH Awards & Honours - September 2015

Congratulations to all of our faculty and students who recently received awards, honors and promotions. 

Read more [PDF]

Published: 6 Oct 2015

Notre mode de vie a-t-il vraiment une influence sur le cancer?

Dr. Eduardo Franco, Professeur James McGill, Départements d’oncologie et d’épidémiologie, biostatistique et santé au travail et directeur de la Division d’épidémiologie du cancer affirme que « Le stress ne cause pas le cancer. Cependant, il peut diminuer la vigilance du système immunitaire. »

Published: 2 Oct 2015

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