The emeritus professor with the School of Epidemiology and Public Health was a prolific author, scientist and teacher, and is remembered as a tremendous academic, generous with time and thought, and a true gentleman.
On behalf of Dr. Bernard Jasmin, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, here are this year’s recipients of the Alumni Awards of Distinction. Awards will be presented during Homecoming Weekend’s Sunday Brunch on October 6 at the Shaw Centre.
Four universities, three countries, one program: Uniting perspectives on medicine and the humanities
The third annual Medicine and Humanities International Program took place in Shanghai from July 1 to 12, bringing together students from uOttawa, Université de Lyon and two participating medical schools in China.
A warm welcome to the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine’s new PGME residents
The uOttawa Faculty of Medicine was delighted to welcome roughly 240 new trainees to its Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program at a day-long orientation session held at Roger Guindon Hall on Friday, June 28.
uOttawa MD/PhD student Adam Pietrobon is determined to find better treatment for a rare lung disease. He is currently part of a research team in Dr. William Stanford’s laboratory located at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, where they are working towards finding a cure for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).
Alcohol-related ED visits disproportionately increasing in women and young adults
From 2003 to 2016, people aged 25 to 29 had a 175% increase in hospital visits triggered by drinking, according to the study led by researchers at University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital and the Bruyère Research Institute.