Captain Wayne Johnston, Founder of Wounded Warriors and Dr. Alice Aiken Director, CIMVHR (School of Rehabilitation Therapy)...
Distinguished Service Award
Published Mon May 13th 2013
2013 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Nursing Education...A New Beginning. The Move from Hospital to College
Queen’s faculty, staff and retirees are invited to nominate candidates for a Queen’s Distinguished Service Award. Inaugurated by the University Council in 1974, this award recognizes individuals who have made the University a better place through their extraordinary contributions. Recipients become Honorary Life Members of the Council.
Published Thu Apr 25th 2013
A Public Event hosted by the St. Lawrence College Alumni
To celebrate National Nursing Week and the 40th Anniversary of Nursing at St. Lawrence College, join us for a brief history of the school, tours of the nursing labs, and digital histories from SLC Nursing Alumni. Refreshments and memorabilia displays to follow at the Museum of Health Care.
Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Location & Times...
Celebrating Alan Grant's accomplishments at the Museum of Health Care
Published Mon Apr 15th 2013
Donor Reception and special celebration of Alan Grant
Dr. Karen M. Smith appointed Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development
The Museum of Health Care will be honoring its donors with a reception following the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 16th. The evening will also acknowledge Alan Grant's long term contributions as the Museum's President and Chairman of the Board from 2004-2013.
WHERE: Museum of Health Care, 32 George Street, Kingston, ON
Published Wed Mar 27th 2013
Dr. Karen M. Smith appointed Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development
Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice -Principal (Academic), is pleased to announce that Karen Smith has been appointed Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development for the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University for an initial term from January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016. Dr. Smith had been s...
Published Fri Mar 1st 2013
The School of Medicine at Queen’s University is currently seeking clinician scientists in a broad range of health research disciplines. Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to appointment, be eligible for licensure in Ontario, and have outstanding emerging or established research programs. Successful candidates will be provided a minimum ...
Dr. Russell J. Hollins appointed Head, Department of Otolaryngology
Published Wed Feb 6th 2013
Russell Hollins has been appointed as Head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital for an initial term from January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018. These appointments are announced by Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s, and Sherri McCullough and Tom Buchanan, Chairs of the Boards of Directors for Hotel Dieu and Kingston General Hospitals...
CPD Spring Programs
Published Fri Dec 14th 2012
The Office of Continuing Professional Development is pleased to offer our lineup of winter and spring programs including:
- General Internal Medicine - Wed, Feb.27th, 2013
- 23rd Annual Therapeutics Day - Sat, Apr.6th, 2013
- Metamorphosis - Thu, Apr.18th, 2013
- Mobility in Aging - Wed, May.15th, 2013
For more details please our programs page at http://h...
New Manager at CPD
Published Thu Nov 15th 2012
The CPD Office is pleased to announce the arrival of our new manager, Ms. Laura McDiarmid.
McLaughlin-Gallie Visiting Professor - Evidence-Based Approach to Whiplash Injuries
Laura has worked on program development at companies such as Rogers Communications, University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children and is excited about joining the dynamic team at the Office of Continuing Professional Development.
Published Thu Nov 15th 2012
The Royal College 2012 McLaughlin-Gallie Visiting Professor - Dr. Robert Teasell
Evidence-Based Approach to Whiplash Injuries
Monday, November 19th , 2012, 5:00 PM
This session will:
- Describe the natural history and prognostic factors in whiplash injuries.
- Provide a pathophysiological explanation for whiplash injuries.
14th A.A. Travill Debate
Published Thu Nov 1st 2012
Join us for next week's 14th A.A. Travill Debate (see details below).
Michael A. Adams appointed Head, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Also, please take a moment and respond to a poll question on the debate topic
via this link http://meds.queensu.ca/travill-poll
A.A. Travill Debate
Thursday, 8 November, 5:30 pm
Auditorium, Etherington Hall
(Reception to follow: Walker Atrium
New Medical Buil...
Published Sat Oct 6th 2012
Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Adams as the inaugural Head of the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences for an initial term from October 1, 2012 to June 30, 2017. Dr. Adams has been in the role of Interim Head of the Department since November 1, 2010.
After completing his undergraduate and gradu...
New media in medicine is the focus of the Kelly Visiting Lectureship Sept 27th
Published Fri Sep 14th 2012
How does new media affect patient care and the practice of medicine?
Dr. Michael Evans will provide some answers on September 27th in delivering the 28th H. Garfield Kelly Visiting Lectureship entitled: New Media, New Ways of Engaging Patients, New Ways of Being a Doctor. The lecture will be delivered at 5 pm at the
Dr. Kimberly Dow appointed Acting Head of the Department of Paediatrics
Published Tue Jul 31st 2012
Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s, and Sherri McCullough and Tom Buchanan, Chairs of the Boards of Directors for Hotel Dieu and Kingston General Hospitals are pleased to announce that Dr. Kimberly Dow has been appointed Acting Head of the Department of Paediatrics at Queen’s University, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital for the period September 1, 2012 to Jun...
Dr. Leslie V. Flynn appointed Interim Vice-Dean Education, Faculty of Health Sciences
Published Tue Jul 24th 2012
Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Leslie Flynn as Interim Vice-Dean Education in the Faculty of Health Sciences from August 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
Following the receipt of Bachelor and Master degrees in music from Queen’s University and the University of Toronto respectively, Dr. Flynn completed her undergraduate medical training at Que...
Margo Paterson, award-winning professor and occupational therapist
Published Fri Jul 20th 2012
Margo Paterson has always wanted to help people, and that simple but profound goal has guided her throughout her career as an occupational therapist and professor in Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy.
“I’ve made a lifetime commitment to working with people toward a better life,” says Dr. Paterson, who began teaching at Queen’s in 1988. “I enjoy helping people become...
Michael D. Kawaja appointed Associate Dean, Life Sciences and Biochemistry, Faculty of Health Sciences
Published Wed Jul 11th 2012
Queen’s University Provost, Dr. Alan Harrison, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Kawaja as Associate Dean, Life Sciences and Biochemistry in the Faculty of Health Sciences. This appointment is for an initial five-year period from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2017.
Dr. Kawaja completed his undergraduate studies in biology at Acadia University and his doctoral degree in anatomy at the University o...
Master of Science in Healthcare Quality Program
Published Thu Jun 28th 2012
The Master of Healthcare Quality, MSc(HQ), is a brand new, exciting program which is the first of its kind, specializing in linking theory and practice in quality, risk, and safety in healthcare. We offer interdisciplinary courses, led by leaders in their fields, valuable international experience and convenient distance learning. Unparalleled in its scope, the new Master of Healthcare Quality is the only program in ...
Needs Assessment Survey for Queen's CPD Prize Winner
Published Tue Jun 19th 2012
Congratulations to Stephen Singh of Kingston, Ontario on winning the prize draw for the recent online survey conducted by the Office of Continuing Professional Development. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey; your responses will be used to help guide our office in developing a new strategic plan and guide the types of education we will provide in the near future.
CPD Self-Directed Learning Resources
Published Sat Jun 16th 2012
The Office of Continuing Professional Development now maintains a list of self-directed learning resources for healthcare professionals. We list resources specific to Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Physicians, and Physiotherapists as well as general resources and libraries. Please click here for more infor...
Queen's and KGH led initiative named Network of Centre of Excellence
Published Thu May 31st 2012
Queen’s University professor Daren Heyland and his research team at the Kingston General Hospital Clinical Evaluation Research Unit (CERU) received a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to advance research into meeting the nutrition needs of high risk, critically ill patients.
The TOP UP Trial is examining whether “topping up” with intravenous nutrition - providing more energy and pr...
Scholarship in Health Sciences Education
Published Wed May 30th 2012
On Thursday, June 14, 2012, the Office of Health Sciences Education is pleased to present Scholarship in Health Sciences Education, a showcase celebrating the innovative and scholarly work in education that is being conducted in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The event will run from 4 – 6pm in the New Medical Building, David M.C. Walker Atrium and adjacent Lecture room 132. Please see the attached poster for det...
Showcase shines the spotlight on patient-oriented research at KGH
Published Fri May 25th 2012
Kingston General Hospital celebrates the research achievements that have made it a national and global leader in patient-oriented research on May 29, 2012 at an open public event.
The second annual KGH Research Showcase will shine the spotlight on research programs, discoveries and innovations at KGH as well as our local hospital and university partners. Featuring live demonstrations, research exhibits and panel di...
Type 2 Diabetes Survey for Queen's CPD Prize Winner
Published Thu May 17th 2012
Congratulations to Violet Capper of North Augusta, Ontario on winning the prize draw for the recent online survey conducted by the Office of Continuing Professional Development. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey; your responses are invaluable for our office in developing content and format that is more relevant to your needs in this therapeutic area.
Nursing Week event to focus on Women Religious Orders and Catholic Hospitals
Published Wed May 2nd 2012
CPD Podcasts Now Available
What: Free public lecture by Parks Canada's Brigitte Violette entitled "The Women Religious Orders and the Catholic Hospitals in Canada: A French Heritage Based on Christian Origins" presented by the Museum of Health Care and the St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Alumnae. The event will also feature the presentation "Origins of the St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Hotel Dieu Hos...
Published Tue Apr 24th 2012
The CPD Office is now offering podcasts on their site. Our first podcast is from our General Internal Medicine event held last month at the Donald Gordon Centre where Dr. Ruth Dubin spoke about Non-pharmacological Treatments for Chronic Pain. Please visit our podcasts page at http://healthsci.queensu.ca/education/cpd/podcasts for a...
Scholarship in Health Sciences Education
Published Thu Apr 19th 2012
Mark your calendars for Thursday June 14, 2012 from 4 - 6pm for Scholarship in Health Sciences Education, a showcase highlighting scholarship in health sciences education. The event takes place in the New Medical Building, David C. Walker Atrium and lecture hall 132. More details will follow soon.
Dr. Martin W. ten Hove appointed Acting Head, Department of Ophthalmology
Published Tue Apr 17th 2012
Dr. Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, Mrs. Sherri McCullough, Chair of the Board of Directors for Hotel Dieu Hospital, and Ms. Leslee Thompson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kingston General Hospital, are pleased to announce that Dr. Martin ten Hove has been appointed Acting Head of Ophthalmology at Queen’s University, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston ...
CPD Launch New Website
Published Thu Apr 5th 2012
CPD has a new website. Please visit us at healthsci.queensu.ca/cpd to see information about our upcoming events, register for courses online, or subscribe to our podcasts.
Executive Vice-Dean Faculty of Health Sciences
Published Wed Mar 28th 2012
Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Dr. Iain Young has been appointed Executive Vice-Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences effective March 1, 2012. This position replaces the role that Dr. Young has held as Vice-Dean Academic and is in recognition of added responsibilities. In his capacity as Executive Vice-Dean, Dr. Young will have overall responsibility for providing oversight of faculty planning, faculty ...
Associate Dean, Finance and Administration Faculty of Health Sciences
Published Wed Mar 28th 2012
Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Mr. David R. Edgar has been appointed as Associate Dean, Finance and Administration for the Faculty of Health Sciences effective March 1, 2012. The elevation of this post to Associate Dean is in recognition of Mr. Edgar’s longstanding service and contributions and the on-going importance of his portfolio to the academic strategy of the Faculty.
Assistant Dean, Regional Education Faculty of Health Sciences
Published Wed Mar 28th 2012
Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce the creation of the new decanal portfolio of Assistant Dean, Regional Education. In recognition of the increasing importance of distributed/integrated medical education to the strategic direction of the Faculty, this Assistant Deanship replaces the previous position of Director, Regional Education Development. Dean Reznick is equally pleased to announce that Dr. Eugene Dag...
A Business Perspective on Healthcare, An Evening with Don Drummond
Published Sat Mar 10th 2012
The Monieson Centre at Queen’s School of Business presents its inaugural event in an ongoing speaker series addressing The Business of Healthcare.
Heather Stuart profiled in Queen's Initiative Campaign
A Business Perspective on Healthcare
An Evening with Don Drummond
• Free Public Lecture & Reception
• March 15, 2012
• Lecture: 5:30pm
• Reception 6:30pm
• BMO Financial Atrium, Goodes Hall
Published Thu Mar 1st 2012
Many people with a mental illness will tell you that the hardest part is not the illness itself, but the stigma. So severe is the stigma that two-thirds of Canadians who experience a mental illness will not seek help. With one in five adult Canadians experiencing some form of mental illness, the stigma can be paralyzing and limit access to proper care and support.
Medical Education Scholars
Published Fri Feb 17th 2012
The School of Medicine at Queen’s University is currently seeking Medical Education Scholars to join an academy of educational leaders, enabling continuous implementation of best principles and leading practices in medical education. Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to appointment, be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have o...
Bell creates world's first chair in anti-stigma research at Queen's
Published Tue Feb 7th 2012
Bell Canada and Queen's University have announced a world-first with the establishment of a new $1-million research initiative to help fight stigma associated with mental illness.
The Bell Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair will enable Queen’s ...
Heather Stuart worlds-first chair in anti-stigma research at Queen's
Published Tue Feb 7th 2012
CHSPR Researcher Dr. Heather Stuart appointed Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair on February 7, 2012.
CPD office has moved
Published Mon Oct 17th 2011
The CPD Office has moved to 68 Barrie Street. Phone, fax and e-mail are unchanged. We look forward to seeing you in our new location!
Meeting policy objectives on social inclusion for people with disabilities
Published Sat Oct 1st 2011
Promoting social inclusion for people with disabilities has become an important policy objective. In Ontario, the Minister's draft regulation on Quality Assurance Measures under the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act (2008) calls for every service agency to promote social inclusion. However, the dimensions of social incl...
New Associate Dean at CPD
Published Sun Aug 21st 2011
The CPD Office is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Karen Smith as Interim Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development.
New treatments reduce the risk and recurrence of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and former Department Head. In 2008 she was awarded the Ron Wigle Mentorship Award for her achievements in men...
Published Fri Jun 10th 2011
The findings from two separate clinical trials released June 4 show promising results for reducing the risk of cancer in postmenopausal women and preventing recurrence of breast cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes.
The first trial has shown that in postmenopausal women who are at increased risk of developing breast cancer, the drug exemestane reduces this risk by 65 per cent compared with placebo.
After Colon Cancer Surgery, Early Chemo May Pay Off
Published Tue Jun 7th 2011
SATURDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer, a new study suggests that the sooner chemotherapy starts following the operation, the better the prognosis.
For every month after the first four weeks post-surgery that chemotherapy is delayed, odds of survival decrease measurably, the Canadian researchers found.
Queen's celebrates government support for Medical School building
Published Fri Jun 3rd 2011
With fresh paint still gleaming in its elegant new School of Medicine building, Queen’s University held a celebration today to recognize the generous support of federal and provincial governments in funding the $77-million state-of-the-art facility. Ontario Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities John Milloy, with Kingston and The Islands MPP John Gerretsen, helped Principal Daniel Woolf, Dean of the F...
New Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Published Thu Jun 2nd 2011
Five basic science departments that occupy eight floors in Botterell Hall have been amalgamated into a single Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (DBMS).
Congratulations to Dr. Chandrakant Tayade
“This amalgamation should make us more flexible and able to respond to external demands,” says Michael Adams, interim head of the DBMS. “People are banding together to build a responsive, collaborative department—we have lots o...
Published Thu May 26th 2011
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Chandrakant Tayade is the recipient of the 2011 J. Christian Herr Award for excellence in reproductive immunology research from the American Society for Reproductive Immunology.
Distinguished Service Award winners announced
This award was given to him at the 31st Annual Meeting of The American Society for Reproductive Immunology that took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 19-22, 2011.
Published Wed May 18th 2011
“The six outstanding recipients of this year’s Distinguished Service Awards have contributed immensely to furthering the university and its mission locally, nationally and internationally,” says Principal Daniel Woolf. “Through their hard work and selfless actions, each has had a significant, positive impact on the continuing advancement of Queen’s, for which the university community is pr...
Researchers discover protein that could help prevent the spread of cancer
Published Mon May 16th 2011
A protein capable of halting the spread of breast cancer cells could lead to a therapy for preventing or limiting the spread of the disease.
Science Rendezvous Drop-In Science Activities at the Museum of Health Care
“Cancer researchers want to design new therapeutic strategies in which the metastasis or spreading stage of cancer can be blocked,” explains Andrew Craig lead researcher and a professor in Queen’s Department of Biochemistry and Cancer Research Institute.
Published Mon May 2nd 2011
The Museum of Health Care is pleased to be a participating site in Kingston's first annual Science Rendezvous Day on Saturday, May 7 Examine your fingertips, put your sense of touch to the test, say hello to our friendly bed bug and other "Beasties That Bite," and much more! Activities all about skin and teeth will be available in the Museum (32 George St.) throughout the day. No registration i...
Kristofer Riseling receives Ontario Physiotherapy Association 2011 Award for Education
Published Wed Apr 20th 2011
It is a great pleasure for the Physical Therapy Program to announce that Kristofer Riseling was selected to receive the Ontario Physiotherapy Association (OPA) Award for Education on April 8, 2011 at the OPA's annual conference in Ottawa. The award recognizes a physiotherapist with a history of educational excellence and commitment to professional development.
Kris Riseling (Queen's BScPT'90) is a physiother...
Congratulations Dr. Tron
Published Wed Apr 6th 2011
The Canadian Association of Pathologists has made Dr. Tron the William Boyd Lecturer for 2011. The lecture will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 5th, 2011.
Dr. Jim Brien has been selected to receive the (CSPT) Pfizer Senior Scientist Award
Published Wed Mar 23rd 2011
Another stellar member of the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology is being recognized for his contributions!
Family medicine professor wins prestigious international award
It is a great pleasure for me to inform you that Dr. Jim Brien has been selected to receive the Canadian Society for Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CSPT) Pfizer Senior Scientist Award. This award is given to a member of CSPT for significant contributions to the advancement and extensio...
Published Tue Mar 22nd 2011
Ruth Wilson, a family physician with the Queen’s Family Health Team, recently received a prestigious international medical award.
The family medicine professor is one of only two recipients of the Wonca 5-Star Doctor Award – the highest award for doctors from the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (Wonca).
Dr. Louise M. Winn has received the 2011 Women in Toxicology Mentoring Award
Published Tue Mar 22nd 2011
Dr. Louise M. Winn of the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology and the School of Environmental Studies, has received the 2011 Women in Toxicology Mentoring Award from the Society of Toxicology (SOT). The award recognizes an outstanding record of achievement in the mentoring of women in the discipline of Toxicology. It was presented at the SOT annual meeting, which was held in Washington DC from March 6 to 10, an...
Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) 2011 Certificate of Merit Award Winner
Published Mon Mar 14th 2011
Dr. Lindsay Davidson. What a wonderful recognition of your terrific educational contributions.
Queen's Team won in the National Health Care Team Challenge
You bring pride to the Faculty and we benefit from your outstanding achievement.
All my best,
Published Sun Mar 13th 2011
On Friday March 11 our FHS Queen's Team of Jenn Bossio (Clinical Psychology), Nicole Leakey (OT) , Laura Lu (Nursing) , Lucinda Ling (PT) and Karim Mohamed (Medicine) participated in the National Health Care Team Challenge held at the University of Toronto.
George Lovell (Geography) and Zongchao Jia (Biochemistry) have been awarded 2011 Killam Research Fellowships
Published Wed Mar 2nd 2011
Ottawa, March 1, 2011 – The winners of the 2011 Killam Research Fellowships, announced today by the Canada Council for the Arts, will focus their research in the areas of Mayan history, Alzheimer’s Disease, genetics, antibiotic resistance, moral philosophy, inhibiting bacterial growth, music and solar fuels. The Council, which administers the Fellowships, announced that a total of $1.12 million has...
Dean On Campus
Published Tue Mar 1st 2011
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Former Dean leads provincial action team
Published Tue Feb 22nd 2011
The immediate past dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences is heading a new provincial action team to address the increasingly serious challenge of providing appropriate care for elderly and long-term patients in Ontario's health care system.
Published Mon Jan 10th 2011
Enhancing Care for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries
The Actionable Nuggets project parcels the most current research on the needs of patients with spinal cord injuries in short focused care guidelines that family physicians can use immediately to provide better care for this unique patient population. The care guidelines are sent weekly for 20 weeks in the form of attractively designed pos...
"Research that takes on special meaning."
Published Mon Jan 3rd 2011
Dr. Mary Ann McColl's work on improving the health system for people with disabilities was highlighted by Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean of Health Sciences, in his blog: Dean On Campus.
Acting Head of Oncology
Published Mon Dec 20th 2010
Dr. James Biagi’s appointment as Acting Head of Oncology at Queen’s University, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital has been extended for a six-month period from January 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011.