Faculty of Medicine in the Media: May 2018

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Here is a highlight of where our faculty members, learners and alumni have appeared in the news this month.

Week of May 08 - 14

Mottiar: Ontarians need better access to palliative care (Ottawa Citizen)
Dr. Miriam Mottiar, Faculty of Medicine, writes about access to palliative care in Ontario.

5 Resolutions Your Doctor Wishes You'd Made (Best Health)
Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, share his opinion on New Year’s resolution.

Week of May 01 - 07

New research centre a 'game changer' for neuromuscular disease patients (Ottawa Citizen)
Dr. Warman Chardon, Assistant Professor and Dr. Robin Parks, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, established together the new Neuromuscular Clinical Research Centre at The Ottawa Hospital.

Drug testing technology may prevent overdose deaths, advocates hope (CBC News)
Dr. Lynne Leonard, Assistant Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, is involved in a 3 year pilot project studying the use of a mass spectrometer, used to test for fentanyl and other harmful substances in drugs at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre injection site.


French Media

Semaine du 1 – 7 mai

L'art de construire sa vie (Le Droit)
Dr André Bilodeau, Faculté de médecine, discute de sa carrière et de son intérêt en architecture.

Les enjeux du don d'organes (Radio-Canada)
Dr Alireza Jalali, Faculté de médecine, met en lumière les enjeux du don d’organes.

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