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Dean's Report : Faculty of Health Sciences 2016-2017

Queen’s University has, for many decades, been known for its phenomenal student experience. But in recent years, there has been a big collective push to realize our goal for a balanced academy by combining that excellent student experience with an intensified research environment. There is a general appreciation around campus that what’s needed most, notwithstanding increasing challenges in the funding environment, is a redoubled focus on fortifying our research endeavours.

Dr. Richard van Wylick Appointed as Associate Dean, Professional Development

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, former Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Richard van Wylick as Associate Dean, Professional Development, for the Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year period beginning on July 1. Dr. van Wylick has been serving as the Interim Associate Dean of Continuing Professional Development since November.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | July 23rd, 2018

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Energized and Recharged

It’s great to be back at Queen’s after spending six months away. This was my first academic leave (sabbatical) in over thirty years of academic life. I found the experience energizing and intellectually enriching. The visits to the various centers to which I travelled were stimulating and informative. There is a lot of information that I will be bringing back to Queen’s, and I also hope and believe that I have imparted some of my experience to the institutions that welcomed me as a visitor.

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WORK & WATCH the World Cup Semi Finals - July 10th 2pm

Come and watch the World Cup Semi Finals with your colleagues in SOM 132A

Bring your laptop and work or have a late lunch.

All are welcome!

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Beat the Dean STEP CHALLENGE - July 10th-12th

Dr. Reznick is back on campus and ready to compete.  Can you get more steps each day than him?

Make sure you purchased a Fitbit  www.fitbit.com/store/queensu, (check your email for your promo code) or download the Fitbit app on your phone (no Fitbit required) or join with your existing Fitbit by emailing laura.mcdiarmid@queensu.ca

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Beat the Heat FREE ICE CREAM Break- July 19th 2-4pm

Bring your colleagues and grab some free ice cream in City Park across from 20 Barrie street. Non-dairy options will be available.

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Nursing SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources)

The SOAR program aims to help ease the transition of incoming first-year students and their families. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about academic expectations, resources, learning strategies, and common student transition issues, as well as meet upper-year students, tour a residence room, and have their questions and concerns addressed.

Incoming first-year Nursing students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and current Nursing students, and tour the Nursing Simulation Lab.

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Teaching and Learning Celebration 2018

Hear about the latest innovative teaching in the Faculty of Health Sciences!

All Welcome | Reception | Networking

Keynote Presentation: Dr. Brian Hodges

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Dr. DJ Cook Named One of Canada's Top 40 Under 40

Dr. DJ Cook, Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery and a Neurosurgeon at KHSC, has been named one of this year's Canada's Top 40 Under 40. Dr. Cook is being recognized for his work in developing minimally invasive surgical procedures for complex brain disorders, as well for his innovative research focusing on therapy and treatments to enhance recovery for patients who have suffered a stroke. 

Energized and Recharged

It’s great to be back at Queen’s after spending six months away. This was my first academic leave (sabbatical) in over thirty years of academic life. I found the experience energizing and intellectually enriching. The visits to the various centers to which I travelled were stimulating and informative. There is a lot of information that I will be bringing back to Queen’s, and I also hope and believe that I have imparted some of my experience to the institutions that welcomed me as a visitor.

Dr. Leslie Flynn reappointed as Vice Dean, Education

Acting Dean Chris Simpson is pleased to announce that Teri Shearer, Acting Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has reappointed Dr. Leslie Flynn as Vice Dean, Education for the Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2018 and end on June 30, 2023. Dr. Flynn will be entering her second term in the position as Vice-Dean, Education, which she has held since 2013.

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