Dr Pierre Pluye
November 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Dr. Pierre Pluye named Family Medicine Researcher of the Year

Dr. Pierre Pluye, a Senior Investigator in the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies at the Lady Davis Institute, has been named 2017 Family Medicine Researcher of the Year by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

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Dr. Paola Habib
MilestonesNovember 2017

Appointments and congratulations

The JGH Centre for Child Development and Mental Health has a new Director of Child Psychiatry, Dr. Paola Habib.

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Dr. Roderick McInnes
November 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Dr. Roderick McInnes receives Distinguished Scientist Award

Dr. Roderick McInnes, Director of the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, is being honoured with the 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award by the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation.

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In the JGH Mobility Clinic, the gait of Jacqueline Deland, 98, is assessed as she walks on a special pressure-sensitive carpet, which is connected to a computer. Dr. Olivier Beauchet (centre) supervises the test, in which digital information is collected by Harmehr Sekhon (seated), a Clinical Research Assistant. Also providing assistance is Gerontologist Samantha Remondière.
Feature articlesOctober 2017

Giant steps toward a better understanding of the health of the elderly

A special carpet in the JGH Mobility Clinic provides geriatricians with a clearer understanding of patients’ overall physical functionality, their level of frailty, and any instability in their gait that might put them at risk for falling.

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Dr. Amir Raz
July 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Neurofeedback may prove useful only for its placebo effects

Although there is little scientific evidence that behaviour can be changed with the help of neurofeedback, some benefits may still result from the technique’s placebo effects.

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Hinda Goodman
First person singularMay 2017

Becoming a “bridge over troubled waters” in support of cancer patients

Even as a little girl, I knew I wanted to work in a hospital. And this is where I’ve ended up—helping cancer patients and their families at Hope & Cope.

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Dr. Mark Wainberg
May 2017Milestones

In memoriam

It is with deep sorrow that we mourn the sudden and tragic passing of Dr. Mark A. Wainberg, one of the world’s pre-eminent experts on HIV/AIDS and its treatment.

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Dr. Gerald Batist
May 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Segal Cancer Centre joins the “Cancer Moonshot”

The Segal Cancer Centre is taking “one small step” that could lead to “one giant leap” in a metaphorical moonshot to conquer cancer.

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Dr. Marc Afilalo in the green pod of the JGH Emergency Department. The doors along the rear wall open into patients’ rooms.
December 2016Milestones

Full professorship for JGH Chief of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Marc Afilalo, JGH Chief of Emergency Medicine, has become the first physician in his specialty to be appointed a full professor in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.

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Cancer and Work
Health tipsNovember 2016

Easing cancer survivors back into the work force

You’ve waged a tough battle against cancer—and you’ve won. Congratulations! But what happens now that you’re ready to go back to work?

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