Faculty of Medicine in the Media: December 2017

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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 December 08 – 14

Johnson: City budget – Ottawa still lags on climate action (Ottawa Citizen) 
Dr. Ken Johnson, Adjunct Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, shares his thoughts on the city of Ottawa lagging on investment in energy conservation and climate action.

Vertigo doesn't have to rule your life - Here's how to cope (MSN)
Dr. Matthew Bromwich, Assistant Professor in the department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, shares his expertise on vertigo.

Week of December 08 – 14

Study asks if vaping can help homeless give up cigarettes (Ottawa Citizen) 
Dr. Smita Pakhalé, Assistant Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, is about to launch a clinical trial aimed at finding out whether e-cigarettes can help homeless people quit smoking.

Week of December 01 - 07

How researchers and institutions can help stop the spread of fake science (CTV News Toronto)
Dr. David Moher, Associate Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, says predatory journals are corrupting science.

Canada's 1st Inuk Heart Surgeon Hopes More Inuit Kids Will Pursue Their Passions (HuffPost Canada)
Donna May Kimmaliardjuk, a fourth-year medical resident here at our Faculty's Postgraduate Medical Education program is Canada's first Inuk heart surgeon.

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