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Celebrating outstanding faculty members

June 20th 2016 | No Comments

Once a year, we spend an evening celebrating what has been collectively achieved in our Faculty of Health Sciences over the past year. We recognize the contributions by faculty members … Continue reading

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“What will you do next?” Preparing for a career in nursing

June 13th 2016 | No Comments

Convocation is in the air right now at Queen’s. Almost every day, graduates in gowns can be spotted on campus, smiling, carrying flowers and posing for pictures. On Monday last … Continue reading

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Saving Rainforest with a Stethoscope

June 7th 2016 | No Comments

Most of you probably don’t know Dr. Andrew Winterborn, mostly because you don’t have a need for contact with our university veterinarian. Educated at l’Université de Montréal followed by a … Continue reading

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Setting our sights high: creating a new strategic plan

May 30th 2016 | 2 Comments

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” ~ Orison Swett Marden … Continue reading

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Assisted Dying: A medical student’s perspective

May 24th 2016 | 12 Comments

I would like to introduce you to June Duong, Meds ’19. It was a pleasure to invite her to write a guest blog to share her thoughts on assisted dying. … Continue reading

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Nursing Students identify and create a network of spaces for Breastfeeding at Queen’s

May 16th 2016 | 2 Comments

Guest Blog by Dr. Katie Goldie, Assistant Professor, Queen’s School of Nursing I’m five days postpartum with my first child and don’t want to cancel a meeting (that took months to … Continue reading

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Queen’s Alumni Walk 500 Miles for Parkinson’s

May 9th 2016 | 4 Comments

Harry McMurtry (left) and Sue Thompson went to the same high school, both studied at Queen’s, and being athletically inclined, both played varsity sports. And yet despite being in the … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking cardiopulmonary research centre coming to Queen’s

May 2nd 2016 | 8 Comments

The Faculty of Health Sciences will soon be home to a new research centre – Queen’s CardioPulmonary Unit (Q-CPU). Q-CPU is the brainchild of Dr. Stephen Archer, Tier 1 Canada … Continue reading

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Assisted Death: my thoughts on Bill C-14

April 25th 2016 | 11 Comments

On April 14, the federal government unveiled Bill C-14, its legislation, written in response to last year’s ruling by the Supreme Court that medically assisted death is no longer illegal. … Continue reading

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InterACTION 2016: Queen’s PT students take home valuable lessons

April 18th 2016 | 3 Comments

Guest Blog by Dr. Trisha Parsons, Professor, Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy From April 8-10th, 2016 the Ontario Physiotherapy Association (OPA) held their annual conference, InterACTION 2016, in Toronto, Ontario. … Continue reading