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Groundbreaking cardiopulmonary research centre coming to Queen’s

May 2nd 2016 | 5 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 | 10 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

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Giving back to young arthritis sufferers

April 11th 2016 | 13 Comments

At one of our student dinners earlier this year, I had an interesting conversation with a young woman named Molly Dushnicky. She told me about her interest in being a … Continue reading

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A Bold Investment in Queen’s Researchers

April 4th 2016 | No Comments

This fall, the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) announced that it would be launching a new set of internal awards to support research here at Queen’s. They are called the … Continue reading

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He loved our student dinners

March 28th 2016 | 20 Comments

It’s always hard to say good-bye. There are so many sayings about our pets, but the truism that they become part of your family is true. To be sure, this … Continue reading

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Nursing unveils new strategic plan

March 22nd 2016 | 6 Comments

Under the excellent leadership of Professor Jennifer Medves the School of Nursing has had a series of successes in the past five years. The school spearheaded the development of our … Continue reading

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Providing Culturally Safe Care for Indigenous Peoples

March 15th 2016 | 2 Comments

This past week, the Health and Health Care Implications of Systemic Racism on Indigenous Peoples in Canada fact sheet was released. One of the co-authors of the report was Dr. … Continue reading

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Feb 29th is Rare Disease Day…my good friend Ron Laxer… and a disease called Muckle-Wells Syndrome

March 7th 2016 | 6 Comments

Ron Laxer and I have been good friends since 1972. Ron’s wife, Edda Laxer and I have been good friends since 1965! Edda is a physiotherapist in Toronto, and Ron, … Continue reading

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The American Presidential Race: Candidates Views on Health Care

February 29th 2016 | 6 Comments

I must admit, I’m addicted to American politics. Ever since I was a young adult, I’ve had somewhat of a fascination for the American political system, and every four years … Continue reading