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Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | September 21st, 2019

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Disturbing the peace – Meet Luissa Vahedi

When you think of peacekeeping missions you might imagine blue helmeted troops handing out candy to children, and field hospitals helping the sick while distributing food and water.

But there are unseen challenges in introducing a large group of predominantly male soldiers into this type of environment for months or years at a time.

Luissa Vahedi has been studying the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti as part of her masters in epidemiology – a field which focuses on the determinants of public health.

“As the mission wound down in 2017, there were anecdotal reports of…Read More

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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

Learn more»
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Thinking about Grad School? Time to THINK about Queen’s.

A chance to hear from our current grad students, professors and supervisors.

Civic professionalism – why leadership matters

By Chris Simpson, MD

Registration for the 2018 SEAMO Research & Innovation Showcase is now open!

Confirmed as keynote presenters are Dr. Eric Topol and Dr. Brian Goldman. Topol is a world-renowned cardiologist, geneticist and author of the book The Patient Will See You Now. Goldman is a highly regarded Toronto emergency room physician, author of the book The Secret Language of Doctors and host of the CBC Radio program “White Coat, Black Art”.

UofT hosts Indigenous Health Conference

A learning opportunity for health students, faculty, and students. For more info, visit: https://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/indigenoushealth/

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | September 21st, 2019

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Disturbing the peace – Meet Luissa Vahedi

When you think of peacekeeping missions you might imagine blue helmeted troops handing out candy to children, and field hospitals helping the sick while distributing food and water.

But there are unseen challenges in introducing a large group of predominantly male soldiers into this type of environment for months or years at a time.

Luissa Vahedi has been studying the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti as part of her masters in epidemiology – a field which focuses on the determinants of public health.

“As the mission wound down in 2017, there were anecdotal reports of…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

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!

»
Image

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

»
Image

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.

»
Image

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.

Learn more»
Image

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

Learn more»
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Is drinking wine really good for your heart?

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | September 21st, 2019

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Disturbing the peace – Meet Luissa Vahedi

When you think of peacekeeping missions you might imagine blue helmeted troops handing out candy to children, and field hospitals helping the sick while distributing food and water.

But there are unseen challenges in introducing a large group of predominantly male soldiers into this type of environment for months or years at a time.

Luissa Vahedi has been studying the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti as part of her masters in epidemiology – a field which focuses on the determinants of public health.

“As the mission wound down in 2017, there were anecdotal reports of…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

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!

»
Image

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

»
Image

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.

»
Image

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.

Learn more»
Image

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

Learn more»
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An Integration of Health Sciences Education Offices

Guest blog by Dr. Leslie Flynn, Vice-Dean of Education, Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Ian Casson Receives Steve Cutway Accessibility Award

The Human Rights and Equity Offices at Queen’s University have announced Dr. Ian Casson as the 2017 recipient of the Steve Cutway Accessibility Award. Established in 2008, the award acknowledges the efforts of faculty, staff and students who demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, innovation and commitment to creating a learning and work environment in which persons with disabilities at Queen’s enjoy full participation.

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