Announcements

  • Medical school to welcome five new international students
    Published Fri Apr 29th 2016

    Dean Richard Reznick is excited to announce that Queen’s School of Medicine will welcome up to five international students into its new International Student Undergraduate Medical Program beginning September 2016. The International Student Undergraduate Medical Program is the international student stream within the School of Medicine's existing undergraduate medical program.<...

  • Dr. Heather Murray receives Health Sciences Education Award
    Published Tue Apr 12th 2016

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Murray has been awarded the 2016 Faculty of Health Sciences Education Award. This education award is the highest award granted by the Faculty of Health Sciences and is based on four qualities:

    • Excellence in teaching
    • A new or innovative approach to teaching
    • Reflection on teaching
    • Evidence of impact on stu...

    • Transforming irritable bowel management
      Published Tue Apr 5th 2016

      A national, large-scale research project looking at gastrointestinal disease has been awarded $12.5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Stephen Vanner, clinician-scientist at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and a professor at Queen’s University, will co-lead studies on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

      The IMAGINE (Inflammation, Microbiome, and Alimentation: Gastro-Intestinal ...

    • Upcoming Events: April & May
      Published Mon Apr 4th 2016

      Susman Family Lecture Series: "Physician Assisted Dying" by Dr. Jeff Blackmer
      Wednesday April 6, 2016 at 5:00pm, School of Medicine, 15 Arch Street
      http://healthsci.queensu.ca/announcements?id=442

      Prizes for Excellence in Research Public Lectures
      Monday Apr...

    • Hope for chronic pain sufferers
      Published Fri Apr 1st 2016

      A new chronic pain research network co-led by Dr. Ian Gilron has been awarded $25 million in direct and matching funds from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

      The new CIHR Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Chronic Pain Network represents the largest an...

    • Queen's earns 2016 PARO Awards
      Published Mon Mar 21st 2016

      We are proud to announce that this year Queen’s was honoured with several PARO awards, including the Residency Program Excellence Award. Queen’s Department of Family Medicine is the first to earn the award twice since it was launched in 2006.

      Thank you to all of this year’s recipients for your service to our trainees, our Faculty and our hospital partners.

       

      Registration for the Humboldt Kolleg Conference on “Time”
      Published Sat Mar 19th 2016

      Post-Doctoral Trainees, Clinician Scientist Trainees, and Early Career Researchers are invited to the upcoming Humboldt Kolleg Conference on "Time." The conference will be held at the Munk Conference Centre at the University of Toronto, May 6-8, 2016. 

      The meeting is generously supported by grants from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Germany Academic Exchange (DAAD). Confere...

    • Asthma Society conference: May 6 & 7
      Published Tue Mar 15th 2016

      The Asthma Society of Canada invites you to register for the Fighting for Breath: Severe Asthma Conference, taking place on May 6-7 in Toronto. This unique event will examine the complex health, social and economic issues related to Sever Asthma and issue a call-to-action for decision makers.

      Fighting for Breath will be the first step to establish national, provincial and territoria...

    • Canada's First Tobacco Endgame Summit to be held at Queen's
      Published Sat Feb 13th 2016

      Canadian public health experts are intensifying their fight against cigarettes, with controversial ideas such as outright illegalization of the selling of cigarettes. Twenty percent of the population continutes to smoke, so what needs to be done to stop this source of disease? About 100 public health and policy experts will be coming to Queen's University in the fall to attend Canada's first ever tobacco endgame s...

    • Partnership with Lakeridge Health in Palliative Care
      Published Sat Feb 13th 2016

      The Faculty of Health Sciences has partnered with Lakeridge Health in Durham Region to create the first academic chair in palliative care based at a community hospital in Canada. The goal is to attract a palliative care physician to practice at Lakeridge Health while conducting research at Queen's. This has been made possible thanks to a $2.5 million donation from Dr. Hak-Ming Chiu and Deborah Chiu. Queen’s University to revamp medical training to focus on skills

      Published Tue Jan 19th 2016

      Queen’s University will be the first institution in Canada to adopt competency-based training for all its medical residents, education that emphasizes the skills residents gain rather than the time they spend doing hospital rotations.

      Residents starting in 2017 will be educated through a model that many other countries are also embracing, t...

    • Remembering Dr. Ronald Kimberley
      Published Tue Jan 19th 2016

      Dr. Ronald Kimberley passed away on Sunday, January 10th, 2016 after a 2 year illness. Ron join the Department of Psychiatry in the early 1980 and had provided psychiatric services in many areas within the department including Adult Psychiatry, Forensics Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Family Court) t...

    • Remembering Dr. Allison Spiller
      Published Wed Jan 13th 2016

      We are saddened to announce that Dr. Allison Spiller passed away on December 31, 2015. Allison was a highly respected and beloved faculty member in the Department of Medicine from 2003 to 2014 where she was Program Director for the Neurology Residency Program for four years. As a lifelong learner, Allison was committed to developing in all areas of her life and included embracing qigong practice and mindfulness meditat...

    • Dr. John W. Drover appointed as Interim Head of the Department of Critical Care Medicine
      Published Mon Dec 21st 2015

      Dr. John W. Drover appointed as the Interim Head of the Department of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences.

      Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John W. Drover as the Interim Head of the newly approved Department of Critical Care Medicine, effective September 1, 2015. This appointment is for a two-year period until June 30, 2017.

      After grad...

    • FHS faculty & staff announced as inaugural winners of the Principal's Teaching and Learning Awards
      Published Wed Dec 16th 2015

      Principal Daniel Woolf announced today the inaugural winners of the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards.

      The six awards recognize individuals and teams who have shown exceptional innovation and leadership in teaching and learning on campus. The awards are administered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL).

      &...

    • Dr. Janet Rossant to provide 2015 Gairdner lectures
      Published Fri Nov 20th 2015

      We are pleased to announce that Dr. Janet Rossant will be visiting Queen’s University/Kingston General Hospital on Friday, November 27, 2015 as part of the Gairdner National Program.  Dr. Rossant is the 2015 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award recipient, "for her outstanding ...

    • Joseph Pater recognized for a lifetime of leading more than 300 clinical cancer trials
      Published Tue Nov 10th 2015

       

    • Dean Reznick receives lifetime achievement award
      Published Fri Oct 23rd 2015

       

    • Drs. Eisenhauer and Poole elected to the Royal Society of Canada
      Published Tue Sep 8th 2015

      Five Queen's University professors have been elected as fellows to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), one of the highest honours for Canadian academics in the arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences. The five newest fellows from Queen's have a wide variety of research interests, including health, chemistry, computing and music composition.

    • Family medicine professors among top-20 pioneers
      Published Wed Aug 12th 2015

      [Drs. Birtwhistle and Rosser]
      Richard Birtwhistle, left, and Walter Rosser of the Department of Family Medicine at Queen's University are included in the College of Family Physicians of Canada's list o...

    • Dr. Ross Walker reappointed Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education
      Published Tue Aug 4th 2015

      Dr. G. Ross Walker appointed Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences



      Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce the reappointment of Dr. Ross Walker as Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Ed...

    • FHS scientists receive millions in funding
      Published Wed Jul 29th 2015

      Seven Queen’s University researchers have been awarded $8.8 million in operating grants. Their research is studying everything from colon cancer to depression to better treatment methods for serious burns. The funding was announced today by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Open Operating Grants Program.

      Leading the way with $5.7 million over five years is Daren Heyland

    • Dr. Anne K. Ellis appointed James H. Day Chair in Allergic Diseases & Allergy Research
      Published Wed Jul 15th 2015

      Dr. Anne K. Ellis appointed James H. Day Chair in Allergic Diseases and Allergy Research, Faculty of Health Sciences

      Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Anne K. Ellis as the James H. Day Chair in Allergic Diseases and Allergy Research for the Faculty of Health Sciences. This appointment is for a five-year period from May 1, 2015 t...

    • Alice Aiken honoured by Veterans Affairs
      Published Tue Jul 14th 2015

      Alice Aiken receives her award from Minister of Veterans Affairs Erin O'To...

    • Head, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
      Published Tue Jul 7th 2015

      Applications are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University and its fully affiliated teaching hospitals, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care. We are searching for an academic physician with proven administrative experience and leadership skills who, as Head, will develop and manage teams that will fo...

    • Dr. Ruth Wilson named to the Order of Canada
      Published Thu Jul 2nd 2015

      Ruth Wilson, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s, was named today as a Member of the Order of Canada by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston (Law’66), Governor General of Canada, for her contributions to improving primary care in Ontario and for her leadership in family medicine.

      Dr. Wilson follows in the footsteps of her mother Lois Wilson, a Companion of th...

    • Diana Hopkins-Rosseel receives Life Membership from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
      Published Fri Jun 19th 2015

      Professor Diana Hopkins-Rosseel received a Life Membership Award today from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. This is one of the two highest honours that can be awarded to a physiotherapist in Canada. It was awarded for her tireless efforts volunteering for the profession and her clinical leadership in cardiorespiratory therapy internationally. Congratulations!

    • IMPACT Award funds First Nations diabetes research partnership
      Published Tue Jun 16th 2015

      A new research project that will take a closer look at diabetes within Ontario’s First Nations peoples and help develop new programs and policies has received funding that will allow it to move ahead.

      Denis Bourguignon appointed CFO of the Faculty of Health Sciences
      Published Wed Jun 10th 2015

      Denis Bourguignon appointed Chief Financial Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences

      Denis Bourguignon

      Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce the appointment of Denis Bourguignon, MBA, CPA, CGA, as Chief Financial and Administration Officer (CFAO) for the Faculty of Heal...

    • Soniya Sharma wins CMA Award for Young Leaders
      Published Fri Jun 5th 2015

      Soniya Sharma 
      CMA Award for Young Leaders (Student category)

      Soniya Sharma stands out for her experience and accomplishments in medical politics, academics, research and extracurricular activities while a student.

      When embarking on her medical studies at Queens University in 2011, she was elected to the executive council of the Aesculapian Society and represented Queen&rsq...

    • Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof appointed Sally Smith Chair in Nursing
      Published Thu Jun 4th 2015


      Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof appointed Sally Smith Chair in Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences

      Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof as the inaugural Sally Smith Chair in Nursing for the Faculty of Health Sciences...

    • Dean Richard Reznick reappointed for a second five-year term
      Published Tue Jun 2nd 2015

      Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf recently announced the reappointment of Richard Reznick as dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences for a second five-year term effective July 1, 2015.

      “The Faculty of Health Sciences has developed a considerably broader profile in the health sciences community under Dr. Reznick’s leadership,” Principal Woolf says. “I am pleased that Dr. Reznick will...

    • Dr. Steven Archer secures nearly $4-million for research in cardiology
      Published Mon Jun 1st 2015

      Over $16 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) 2015 Innovation Fund will support research projects in dark matter, cardiology, chemistry and nanotechnologies at Queen's University.

      “Thanks to the grants from the CFI’s Innovation Fund, four researchers from Queen’s and their teams will be able to take their research activities to the next level and advanc...

    • Deborah Brown appointed as Special Assistant to the Dean
      Published Wed May 27th 2015

      Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Deborah Brown as Special Assistant to the Dean in the areas of industry engagement and commercialization. 

      Ms. Brown earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph in 1984. She later pursued her Master of Business Administration at the Richard Ivey School of Business at University of Western Ontario, graduati...

    • Dr. Leah Smith wins the 2014-15 CIHR Rising Star of the Year Award
      Published Wed May 6th 2015

      Recognizing emerging health services and policy researchers

      The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR-IHSPR) is pleased to announce that Leah Smith has received the 2014-15 CIHR-IHSPR Rising Star of the Year Award.

      The Rising Star Award Review committee selected this year’s winners for their excellence in research and/or knowledge tr...

    • Dr. Heidi Cramm receives grant from the Health Research Foundation
      Published Wed May 6th 2015

      Dr. Heidi Cramm

      It can be a surprise when peopl...

    • Dr. Danielle Martin speaks at Queen's May 13th
      Published Mon Apr 27th 2015

    • 2nd Annual Department of Medicine Day
      Published Wed Apr 22nd 2015

      2nd Annual Department of Medicine Day

      Wed May 13th 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm Add this program to your calendar
    • Patient Safety Education Program Conference 2015
      Published Wed Apr 22nd 2015

      Saturday, August 15th - Sunday, August 16th, 2015 Kingston, ON


      Built upon a train the trainer model, PSEP – Canada is one response to the challenges that remain in integrating fundamental patient safety practices into the delivery of healthcare. With an emphasis on an interprofessional team approach, executive sponsorship support and peer to peer...

    • FHS students conquer National Health Care Team Challenge
      Published Wed Apr 1st 2015

      A team of health students beat out competitors from across the country this month to win the 2015 National Health Care Team Challenge.


      The winning team included (l-r): Jason Kwok, Jessica Pang, faculty supervisor Dr. Lu...

    • Dr. Steven Brooks brings PulsePoint to Canada
      Published Tue Mar 24th 2015

      Queen’s University researcher Steven Brooks, working with the City of Kingston, Kingston Fire and Rescue and a number of other community partners, is launching PulsePoint, a mobile app that can save lives. This marks the first PulsePoint launch in Canada.

      Working with the Kingston Fire and Rescue dispatch system, the app will alert users trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitatio...

    • 2nd Queen's Africa Day Symposium on March 26th
      Published Tue Mar 24th 2015

      When: March 26, 2015, Conference @ 9:00am-5:30pm; Banquet @ 6:00pm-8:30pm.

      Where: Conference @  Annual Queen's Heart & Stroke lecture on April 13th

      Published Mon Mar 16th 2015

      Heart & Stroke lecture poster

    • Karen Yeates receives $1m for Tanzanian pregnancy health program
      Published Fri Mar 6th 2015

      Queen’s University researcher Karen Yeates has received $1 million in funding to develop a mobile platform to record and monitor the health of pregnant women. The five-year project will implement and test ways of improving the monitoring of pregnant women in Tanzania for preeclampsia-eclampsia and other important health outcomes.

      Dr. Yeates is working with Graeme Smith (Department of Obstetrics and Gyn...

    • CIMVHR launches Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health
      Published Thu Mar 5th 2015

      The Canadian Institute for Military & Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) announces the launch of the Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health - available online and open access. Check out Volume 1 here.

      CIMVHR Journal cove...</p>
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      Published Wed Mar 4th 2015

      Queen’s recently celebrated individuals and groups on campus that support the advancement of equity, human rights, accessibility and inclusion within the university community.

      Access Champions accepted the Steve Cutway Accessibility Award for its efforts to provide accessibility assistance to anyo...

    • The JACO Robotic Arm seminar
      Published Tue Mar 3rd 2015

      The School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Rehabilitation Science program, is pleased to welcome an industry rep and product specialist, Neil Hardie, from Kinova Robotics (a Montreal company) to our Thursday seminar.  His talk will be:

      The JACO robotic arm - enhancing quality of life

      Time and Location:  3 – 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 in Louise D. Acton, 31 George...

    • National Health Care Team Challenge & Conference
      Published Tue Mar 3rd 2015

      Putting the Care Back into Healthcare: Facilitating Positive Experiences for both Patients & Providers

      The Queen’s Health Interprofessionals Student Society (QHIP) is hosting the National Health Sciences Students’ Association annual conference on March 6 and 7, 2015. QHIP consists of students from multiple professions i...

    • Optimizing Research in CIHR Pillars 3 & 4
      Published Mon Mar 2nd 2015


      TOWN HALL MEETING
      Wednesday, March 4th @ 1:00 – 2:30 PM

      University Club, Lower Level Conference Room

      Draft recommendations will be circulated in advance of the meeting. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Shari Scanlan as soon as possible so that we may plan appropriately. ...

    • Donnelly to receive Excellence in Teaching Award
      Published Mon Feb 23rd 2015

      Catherine Donnelly (Rehab’95, PhD’13) will be presented with the 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Queen’s University Alumni Association Gala Awards on March 28. She was recently acknowledged in front of Queen’s Senate Committee members by Principal Daniel Woolf for the award.

      “I was completely shoc...

    • Drs. Yeates, Smith and Thayade Awarded Collaboration grant with the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania
      Published Mon Feb 23rd 2015

      Dr. Karen Yeates, Dr. Graeme Smith and Dr. Chandra Thayade competed in the partnered CIHR/International Development Research Centre (IDRC) grants process last fall for the Stephen Harper Initiative.   A link to the Grand challenges video can be seen here

      The prop...

    • At the leading edge of heart and stroke care
      Published Fri Feb 20th 2015

      Advances in recent years have drastically changed the outlook for those suffering from cardiovascular disease. A host of new technologies, medications and procedures have increased survival rates and have smoothed out many of the bumps that were once a common part of the recovery process.

      “Cardiovascular disease is no longer the number one cause of death in Canada...

    • Nursing's past inspires the present
      Published Wed Feb 18th 2015

      With its 75th anniversary less than a year away, Queen’s School of Nursing has developed an online project to connect the past with the present.

      The school will profile a different Queen’s nursing graduate every Wednesday throughout 2015. In the blog posts, the alumni will share their memories of studying nursing at Queen’s and ...

    • Queen's Medicine Health Talks on Smoking Cessation
      Published Thu Feb 12th 2015

      In collaboration with KFL&A Public Health, Queen's Medicine Health Talks is excited to introduce “Let’s Talk Tips to Quit,” a talk focused on smoking cessation.  As usual the talks are free of charge and everyone is welcome. Join us Thursday, February 19th at KFL&A from 6-7pm located at 221 Portsmouth Avenue.

      Please RSVP to this event at: 2015 Economics & Healthcare Speaker Series

      Published Wed Feb 11th 2015

      The Monieson Centre for Business Research in Healthcare proudly presents the third Economics and Healthcare Speaker Series. Drawing three noted scholars from leading business schools and economics departments, this series introduces forward-thinking economic theory to challenges in healthcare. 

      January 30: Transparency and Negotiated Prices, by Matthew Grennan
      February 13: Insurer Competition and N...

    • Dr. David M. Berman appointed Director, Queen’s Cancer Research Institute
      Published Tue Jan 27th 2015

      David Berman has been appointed Director, Queen’s Cancer Research Institute for an initial term from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020. Dr. Berman succeeds Dr. Roger Deeley who has held the appointment since August 1, 2003. This appointment is made by Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) on the recommendation of Richard Reznick, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences. 

    • Funding fuels cancer research
      Published Mon Jan 26th 2015

      With an eye on improving survival rates and the quality of care for cancer patients, the Canada Foundation for Innovation has awarded the NCIC Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG) $3.8 million as part of its Major Science Initiatives.

      The funding provides infrastructure support to the NCIC CTG operations and statistics office at Queen’s Univers...

    • Stopping cancer in its tracks
      Published Mon Jan 26th 2015

      Researcher Andrew Craig understands the importance of stopping metastasis, the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. And with an innovation grant of $193,798 from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), Dr. Craig and his team hope to get one step closer.

      “Metastasis – or the spread of cancer from its primary tumour site to another l...

    • Cutting-edge technology comes to Medicine & DBMS
      Published Wed Jan 21st 2015

      Eight researchers at Queen’s University have been awarded $1.3 million through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund. Among them are two researchers from the Faculty of Health Sciences: Stephen Archer (Cardiology) and Neil Renwick (Pathology and Molecular Medicine).

      Dr. Archer is using his fundin...

    • Queen's Health Policy Change Conference Series
      Published Mon Jan 19th 2015

      Managing a Canadian Healthcare Strategy is the third in a series of three focused annual conferences, presented by Queen’s University, to initiate transformational change in Canadian healthcare.

      Crafting a national strategy for Canada’s complex, multi-jurisdictional system requires a multi-faceted perspective, clarity, and a ...

    • Caring for a troubled world
      Published Mon Jan 19th 2015

      Emergency room doctors and their staff work are on the front lines of health care, addressing the urgent needs of patients with everything from critical illness and injury to the routine afflictions of daily life. They’re experts at triage and decision-making in a fast-moving, unpredictable environment.

      Susan Bartels, an emergency room phys...

    • Inviting comments on the Centre for Studies in Primary Care
      Published Mon Jan 12th 2015

      Advisory Review Committee established for the Centre for Studies in Primary Care (CSPC)

      In accordance with the Senate Policy on Procedures Governing the Establishment, Reporting and Review of Research Centres, Institutes and other Entities at Queen’s University, Dr. Roger Deeley, Vice Dean (Research), Faculty of Health Sciences is pleased to announce the membership of the Advi...

    • Meds alumni named to the Order of Canada
      Published Thu Jan 8th 2015

      Four Queen’s alumni – from the fields of medicine, politics and media – have been appointed to the Order of Canada.

      Dr. Brenda Gallie (Meds'69) is an ophthalmologist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto who has conducted ground...

    • Three new chairs take their seats
      Published Thu Jan 8th 2015

      Three brand new chair positions in the Faculty of Health Sciences have been filled by esteemed leaders in the fields of health policy, surgery and ophthalmology.

      Michael Green (Public Health Sciences, Family Medicine) has been appointed the Clinical Teachers’ Association of Queen’s Chair in Applied Health Economics/Health Policy, John...

    • Dr. Susan Phillips earns honorary doctorate
      Published Fri Dec 19th 2014

      We are pleased to announce that Dr. Susan Phillips (Professor, Department of Family Medicine) has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University in Sweden. Dr. Phillips is recognized internationally for her work on gender, diversity and equality in health, medical care and medical education. She has been invited to share her expertise related t...

    • Family Medicine faculty & alumni win OCFP awards
      Published Fri Dec 19th 2014

      Ontario College of Family Physicians Community Teacher of the Year

      Dr. Michael Ward, Assistant Professor, Queen's University Department of Family Medicine

      Dr. Michael Ward attended medical school at the University of Toronto and graduated from the Family Medicine Residency Program at The Scarborough Hosp...

    • Dr. Alberto Neder's research helps people breathe easier
      Published Mon Dec 15th 2014

      Few of us would equate the household chore of vacuuming with quality of life. But for people with heart and lung disease, quality of life often comes down to having the breath, to carry out those simple, everyday tasks.

      “There is a close relationship between your physical capacity and your quality of life,” says Alberto Neder, a Queen...

    • School of Medicine Building recognized with award
      Published Mon Dec 15th 2014

      Queen’s recently received awards for two of its new buildings – the School of Medicine Building picked up an Award of Merit in the City of Kingston’s Livable City Design Awards while the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts was recognized by the Frontenac Heritage Foundation at the 2014 Heritage Conservation Awards.

      The Livable City Design Award...

    • Dr. Hall Barber: A health-care champion
      Published Fri Dec 5th 2014

      Queen’s assistant professor Karen Hall Barber (Family Medicine) and physician lead of the department’s multidisciplinary Queen’s Family Health Team (QFHT) recently received an honour from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for her dedication to health care quality and safety.

      Dr. Hall Barber landed on the Honour Roll &nda...

    • Major funding boosts military health research
      Published Thu Nov 27th 2014

      The Queen’s-based Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) has received a $10 million funding boost from Health Canada and the True Patriot Love Foundation.

      The announcement, made by Minister of Health the Honourable Rona Ambrose and Vice-Chair of the True Patriot Love Foundation, Michael Burns, at CIMVHR’s...

    • Meds 16 student publishes essay on advocacy
      Published Tue Nov 25th 2014

      Queen's Meds '16 student Yan Xu was recently published in the online healthcare publication Healthy Debate:

      Why doctors must be advocates

      by Nina Nguyen & Yan Xu

      The federal government Dr. Glenville Jones to be honoured for outstanding work

      Published Tue Nov 18th 2014

      The university will recognize the 2014 Queen’s Prize for Excellence in Research recipients at fall convocation ceremonies this week.

      Recipients this year include Stephen Hughes, Glenville Jones, John Kirby, Ian Moore and Christine Overall.

      “Queen’s is proud to celebrate the achievements...

    • Dr. Martin W. ten Hove appointed as holder of the Ernie and Edna Johnson Chair in Ophthalmology
      Published Wed Nov 12th 2014

      Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Martin ten Hove as holder of the Ernie and Edna Johnson Chair in Ophthalmology as of April 1, 2014.

      Following the receipt of his MD from Queen’s University in 1989 and the completion of his postgraduate training in neuroophthalmology as a McLaughlin Fellow at the U...

    • Dr. Michael Green appointed as holder of the Clinical Teachers’ Association of Queen’s Chair in Applied Health Economics/Health Policy
      Published Wed Nov 12th 2014

      Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University has appointed Michael Green as holder of the Clinical Teachers’ Association of Queen’s Chair in Applied Health Economics/Health Policy as of November 1st, 2014.

      Dr. Green completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of British Columbia in 1993 a...

    • Dr. John F. Rudan appointed as holder of the Britton Smith Chair in Surgery
      Published Wed Nov 12th 2014

      Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed John Rudan as holder of the Britton Smith Chair in Surgery as of June 1, 2014. 

      After graduating from Queen's with a BSc in Life Sciences in 1976 and an MD in 1981, Dr. Rudan completed postgraduate training in orthopaedics at Queen's and as a McLaughlin Fellow at th...

    • Cutting-edge cancer trial announced
      Published Wed Nov 12th 2014

      Queen’s University announced today that the NCIC Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG) has developed and will lead an international clinical trial of a new class of cancer drug aimed at curing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients who have had surgery and chemotherapy for disease confined to the lung. The academic-led trial will impact lung cancer patients following standard treatment.  Lung cancer is...

    • Dr. Rylan Egan appointed Director, Office of Health Sciences Education, Faculty of Health Sciences
      Published Wed Nov 5th 2014

      Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Dr. Rylan Egan has been appointed as Director, Office of Health Sciences Education effective Monday October 27, 2014. Reporting to the Vice Dean Education, the Director is responsible for the Office of Health Sciences Education and will play a pivotal role in ensuring the FHS is a world leader in teaching and learning. Rylan will lead staff in working with faculty and...

    • Dr. Chris Booth earns Canada Research Chair
      Published Fri Oct 24th 2014

      Christopher Booth (Oncology) has been named the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Population Cancer Care. Dr. Booth is a medical oncologist with Kingston General Hospital, a clinician-scientist at the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and an associate professor at Queen’s. The focus of Dr. Booth’s research program is to evaluate the effectiveness of new therapies in the general population and the ...

    • Let's talk vaccinations: Queen's Medicine Health Talk - Oct 28
      Published Thu Oct 23rd 2014

    • Champions for access
      Published Thu Oct 23rd 2014

      [Ellen Flanagan]
      Ellen Flanagan (OT’14) developed the Access Ch...

    • Dr. Napoleone Ferrara to give Gairdner Lecture - Oct 28
      Published Tue Oct 21st 2014

      Tuesday, October 28, 2014
      Student Outreach Program Lecture 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
      Gairdner Faculty Lecture 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
      2014 Travill Debate - Oct 22
      Published Thu Oct 16th 2014

    • The puzzle of the human brain
      Published Wed Oct 15th 2014

      Queen’s professor Gordon Boyd, an intensive care specialist and clinician scientist in the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute (KGHRI), is researching a puzzle. Why does a critical illness, such as cardiac arrest, affect t...

    • “Man vs. Microbe: Are We Winning the War of the Genomes?” - Oct 21
      Published Wed Oct 15th 2014

    • Dr. Duncan Sinclair emeritus inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
      Published Wed Oct 8th 2014

      Queen’s University professor emeritus Duncan Sinclair has been inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF).
    • Basmajian Award Presentation and Lecture on October 2, 2014
      Published Thu Sep 18th 2014

      FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
      2013/2014 MIHRAN AND MARY BASMAJIAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH RESEARCH
      Presentation and Lecture

       

      OCTOBER 2, 2014 - 5pm
    • A. Britton Smith donates $10 million to Queen's
      Published Thu Sep 18th 2014

      Even though he did not attend Queen’s, A. Britton Smith, QC, has supported the university for many years because of the many connections and ties he has with the institution. Mr. Smith’s most recent gift to Queen’s is a $10-million donation that includes $9 million for the School of Nursing and Department of Surgery and $1 million towards the current project to revitalize Richardson Stadium.

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    • Nine professors named Royal Society Fellows
      Published Wed Sep 17th 2014

      Nine Queen’s University faculty members have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada, the highest number of inductees the university has had in one year. Fellowship in the RSC is one of the highest recognitions for Canadian academics in the arts, humanities, and the social and natural sciences.

      The nine new Royal Society members are: Erwin Buncel...

    • Mixing medicine with art and literature
      Published Wed Sep 17th 2014

      By Andrew Stokes, Communications Officer

      An unusual course in the School of Medicine asks questions other classes leave off the syllabus.

      Medicine and Literature, an elective course offered to first- and second-year medical students, has participants discuss readings on the patient experience, gender and medicine, medical mistakes and a number of other topics.

      Medical students create hands-on surgical skills program
      Published Wed Sep 17th 2014

      Second year Queen’s medical students had a special opportunity during their first two weeks of summer break to practice their surgical skills.

      A year in the making, the Surgical Skills and Technology Elective Program (SSTEP) was an idea proposed by second-year medical students Jennifer Siu and Stefania Spano to give students the opportunity to build and reinforce foundational knowledge and skills, in a...

    • HG Kelly Visiting Lectureship: Sept 22
      Published Wed Aug 27th 2014

    • Chris Simpson ready to tackle complex health-care issues
      Published Thu Aug 21st 2014

      Chris Simpson will take over leadership of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) on Aug. 20 after serving as president-elect for the past year. In addition to his advocacy Dr. Simpson is a professor and chief of cardiology at Queen’s and the medical director of the cardiac program at Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu. Dr. Simpson recently spoke about the CMA presidency in an email exchange with&nb...

    • ePre-Health at Queen's University
      Published Tue Aug 12th 2014

      ePre-Health is a fully online Bachelor of Science degree program (BSc or BScH) soon to be offered by Queen's University for students seeking a foundational education that prepares them to apply to a variety of healthcare professional programs. Courses can be completed at your own pace, from anywhere around the world, as long as you have an Internet connection.

      For more information about this exciting...

    • Dr. Jennifer M. Medves reappointed Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing
      Published Thu Jun 26th 2014

      Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison is pleased to announce that Jennifer Medves has been reappointed as Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director of the School of Nursing for a second five-year term from July 1, 2014 until June 30, 2019.

      Dr. Medves began her career in England as a certified midwife and registered nurse while serving as an officer in the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Cor...

    • Dr. Lois E. Shepherd appointed Interim Head, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
      Published Thu Jun 26th 2014

      Lois Shepherd has been appointed Interim Head of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen's University, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care for a one-year term from July 1, 2014 until June 30, 2015. These appointments are announced by Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen's, and Sherri McCullough, Tom Buchanan and Glen Wood, Chairs of the Boar...

    • John F. Rudan reappointed Head, Department of Surgery
      Published Thu Jun 26th 2014

      John Rudan has been reappointed as Head of Surgery at Queen’s University, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care Centre for a second five-year term from July 1, 2014 until June 30, 2019. These reappointments are announced by, Alan Harrison, Provost of Queen's University; Sherri McCullough, Tom Buchanan and Glen Wood, Chairs of the Boards of Directors for Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingsto...

    • Award-winning prof values student involvement
      Published Tue Jun 24th 2014

      By Mark Kerr, Senior Communications Officer

      Catherine Donnelly (OT’95, PhD’13), the first female recipient of the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching in 15 years, refers to a Chinese proverb to summarize her teaching philosophy: “Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.”

      “The quotation embodies my deep value...