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Long overdue: Canada needs a national pharmacare strategy

Another study!

Just a few weeks ago our provincial health ministers secured federal support to study universal pharmacare in Canada. This “study” will involve a bilateral federal-provincial commitment to “jointly research how a pharmacare program might work, including potential costs, timelines to implement, and how far the program should go to expand access to drugs.”1

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | February 23rd, 2018

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Chasing A Dream

The following is a guest blog by Bachelor of Health Sciences student Kyla Tozer. 

The question I kept asking myself - how do you repay someone for saving your life? -  slowly began to have an answer. To my surprise, the answer wasn’t what I thought it would be. I figured that somewhere along my journey I would hear a story, or a doctor would tell me “this is how you can repay us,” but that moment never came. It was such a hard question because the answer was not a tangible thing. I couldn’t put a price on repayment because there is no amount of money in the world that can add up to someone’s life. I finally realized that I needed to change my question - how can help the team that saved my life, continue to save other people? - and this has such an amazing answer.

In 2009, I was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumour. At…Read More

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Celebrate Graduate Studies Week - Feb 26th - March 2nd 2018

Celebrating Graduate Studies is a great way to get to know and celebrate Queen's University. A chance for current students and alumni to celebrate their achievements and a chance for prospective students see if it is the perfect fit for further education. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, a current student or part of our wider community, we have events that suit where you are. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a variety of on-campus events.

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Dr. Dennis O'Donnell wins Queen's 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research

The recipients of the 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research are committed to building connections. Whether it be between organic compounds and metals or scholars and Indigenous communities, each scholar has established themselves as leaders in their fields, working to connect their studies to the world at large. Spanning disciplines across the university, the 2017 PER recipients are Sam McKegney (English), Liying Cheng (Education), Cathleen Crudden (Chemistry), Pascale Champagne (Civil Engineering), and Denis O’Donnell (Medicine).

Building Better Together

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Catherine Donnelly, Associate Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy's Occupational Therapy program.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | February 23rd, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Chasing A Dream

The following is a guest blog by Bachelor of Health Sciences student Kyla Tozer. 

The question I kept asking myself - how do you repay someone for saving your life? -  slowly began to have an answer. To my surprise, the answer wasn’t what I thought it would be. I figured that somewhere along my journey I would hear a story, or a doctor would tell me “this is how you can repay us,” but that moment never came. It was such a hard question because the answer was not a tangible thing. I couldn’t put a price on repayment because there is no amount of money in the world that can add up to someone’s life. I finally realized that I needed to change my question - how can help the team that saved my life, continue to save other people? - and this has such an amazing answer.

In 2009, I was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumour. At…Read More

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Celebrate Graduate Studies Week - Feb 26th - March 2nd 2018

Celebrating Graduate Studies is a great way to get to know and celebrate Queen's University. A chance for current students and alumni to celebrate their achievements and a chance for prospective students see if it is the perfect fit for further education. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, a current student or part of our wider community, we have events that suit where you are. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a variety of on-campus events.

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Elizabeth Eisenhauer recognized for major contributions to global cancer research

The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA) has recognized Professor Emerita Elizabeth Eisenhauer with its award for Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research for her preeminent work in the field of cancer clinical trials, cancer treatment and drug delivery, and cancer research strategy and development.  

Dr. Eisenhauer, renowned for her research in ovarian cancer, malignant melanoma, and malignant brain tumours, is one of only six recipients who will be formally presented with CCRA awards at the organization’s biennial scientific conference next week.

The Mihran and Mary Basmajian Lecture and Award Presentation set for November 16th

Presentation, Lecture and Reception for the Mihran and Mary Basmajian Award for Excellence in Health Research

Dr. Anne Ellis, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Professor, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Department of Medicine

Dr. Anthony Sanfilippo reappointed as Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has reappointed Dr. Anthony Sanfilippo as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, for a five-year period beginning July 1, 2017.

Dr. Sanfilippo will be entering his third term in the position as Associate Dean, which he has held since 2007. Anthony Sanfilippo has been a member of Queen’s faculty since 1989 and is currently a full Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.

Dr. Jennifer Robinson welcomed as Research Projects Advisor for the Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. John Fisher, Vice-Principal (Research), Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr. Roger Deeley, Vice-Dean Research of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Vice President Research at KGH, Karina McInnis, Executive Director of University Research Services (URS), and Mary Purcell, Director, Grants and Institutional Programs, URS, are pleased to introduce Dr. Jennifer Robinson as the new Research Projects Advisor for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

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