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Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Carmen Loiselle who will be inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in mid-September in Ottawa.


FRQS Salary Award

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis on receiving an FRQS Chercheurs boursiers Junior 1 award.


Kudos to Christine Maheu

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Christine Maheu on being selected to receive UBC School of Nursing's, School of Nursing Centenary Medal of Distinction, in celebration of the School's 100 years of university-based nursing education.


Kudos to Celia Greenwood

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Celia Greenwood on receiving the James McGill Professor award.

Montreal Breast Cancer Symposium


The Montreal Breast Cancer Symposium was held on the evening of Tuesday April 23, 2019.  Co-Chairs, Dr. Jamil Asselah and Dr. Nathaniel Bouganim, put together a program focusing on "State of the Art Developments in Breast Cancer Care and Research".  Talks included Innovation in breast cancer radiation oncology (Dr. Tarek Hijal); Empowering patients through mobile applications (Professor Laurie Hendren); What's new in advanced ER+/Her2-breast cancer? (Dr. Nathaniel Bouganim); What's new in triple negative breast cancer? (Dr. Sara Soldera); What's new in Her2+ breast cancer? (Dr. Sunil Verma); What's new in breast cancer surgery? (Dr. Rami Younan); Role of immuno-oncology for breast cancer (Dr. Jamil Asselah) and Future research and treatments for breast cancer (Dr. Kim Ma).

Study on cancer treatment spending in India


Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis and colleagues have recently published "A pilot study to determine out-of-pocket expenditures by families of children being treated for cancer at public hospitals in New Delhi, India" (Psycho-Oncology 2019; 1-5). This study was reported in the Times of India.

McGill Board of Governors


Congratulations to Dr. Lucy Gilbert on being elected to serve as the representative of the full-time academic staff at large on the Board of Governors for a three-year team starting July 1, 2019.


Kudos to Joanne Alfieri

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Joanne Alfieri who was named the 2019-2020 Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Medical Education at McGill.



Comings bravo Victoria Mandilaras
Assistant Professor
Medical Oncology
December 2018