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Kudos to Argerie Tsimicalis

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis on being awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize from the Faculty of Medicine in recognition of her outstanding scholarly potential and demonstrated research excellence. A reception to celebrate this year's recipients of the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize, the Maude Abbott Prize and the Haile T. Debas Prize was held on November 13, 2018 at Holmes Hall.

Ambassadors of the Palais des congrès de Montréal


Congratulations to Drs. Jan Seuntjens and Shirley Lehnert on being appointed Ambassadors of the Palais des congrès de Montréal in recognition of their work in bringing the 17th International Congress on Radiation Research - ICRR 2023, September 2023 to Montreal.  They were one of several newly appointed Ambassadors who were honoured at the Recognition Award Gala on November 8th.   Link.

Improving psychosocial care in low and middle income countries

The 2018 International Psychosocial Oncology Society's (IPOS) Research Training Academy is currently taking place in Hong Kong (October 28-30) and is being co-chaired by Dr. Melissa Henry.  The goal is to train the future generation of psychosocial oncology researchers in low and middle income countries so that they can improve psychosocial care back home. Further information can be found at this link.



The McGill oncology community is saddened by the passing of Professor Margaret Becklake, who made many contributions to the science of respiratory medicine including lung cancer and mesothelioma. The Department mourns the passing of a giant in medicine and oncology.


Second Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony

The Second Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony took place on October 15, 2018. The Distinguished Lecturer was Dr. Pierre Band who presented a lecture entitled: "Therapeutic Revolution: The History of Medical Oncology from Early Days to the Creation of the Subspecialty".

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Lawrence Panasci
Award for Research or Clinical Service Dr. Carolyn Freeman
Award for Teaching and Mentorship Dr. Scott Owen
Award for Academic Clinical or Research Support Ms Lina Maglieri


Comings bravo Piotr Pater
Assistant Professor
Medical Physics
September 2018

Kudos to Nada Jabado

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Nada Jabado who was elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.



Goings bravo Franck Bladou
Surgical Oncology
September 2018
News from  the Division of Cancer Epidemiology


On Tuesday September 18, 2018 the Division of Cancer Epidemiology officially opened its new Research Nurses' Office adjacent to its headquarters at 5100 de Maisonneuve. This nurses' office will be used for the Division's research studies on Human Papillomavirus (HPV). A plaque on the wall beside the office honours Dr. Pierre-Paul Tellier who has had long-standing collaborations with the Cancer Epidemiology team.