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Dr. David M. Berman re-appointed Director, Queen’s Cancer Research Institute

On the recommendation of Dr. Steven Smith and with the support of Dean Richard Reznick, Mark Green, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. David M. Berman to a second term as Director of the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (QCRI). Dr. Berman has served as Director since January 2015, and his re-appointment commences July 1, 2020.

Fall 2020 - Faculty of Health Sciences Program Information

Despite the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, Faculty of Health Sciences faculty and staff have been hard at work ensuring that the programs that we offer will still have the high quality of delivery that the Faculty of Health Sciences and its three schools, Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy, are known for.

Why cancer care isn’t ‘one-size-fits-all’ from one country to another

Six years ago, when Dr. Fabio Ynoe de Moraes was a resident in radiation oncology in São Paulo, he began to ask questions about cancer patients’ access to radiation in Brazil. How many LINAC systems (linear accelerator radiation machines) were there in the country? Where were they?

Before the ban: Remembering Black Medical Alumni

If you have been following my blog for the last year, you may be aware that in 2018, it was brought to light that the Queen’s School of Medicine (then Faculty of Medicine) banned Black students in 1918. And while the ban had not been enforced since 1965, it remained on the University’s books as an official policy. So in October 2018, the Queen’s University Senate formally repealed the ban on black medical students. But I knew that we needed to do more.

Uncovering a human rights crisis in Haiti – what happens next?

Since the beginning of her career as a physician, Susan Bartels has felt a pull toward social justice, and to addressing the broader issues of health care inequity around the world.

It’s no surprise, then, that her latest research into the impact of the long-standing UN peacekeeping presence in Haiti follows that same trajectory.

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