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Husband and wife doctor team provide healthy alternative to Googling
Queen's University | November 17, 2006
Husband and wife doctor team – Sanjay Sharma, an ophthalmologist, and family physician Susan Sharma – have created a new website that provides accurate, timely information for patients looking for medical answers online....[continue]

Health studies program goes to the community
University of Regina | November 6, 2006
The University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada are launching an extensive consultation of health agencies and stakeholders to connect health studies students with knowledge and expertise in the health community....[continue]

UW's WIHIR launches Health Informatics Alive archive
University of Waterloo | October 10, 2006
Over the last four years, the Waterloo Institute for Health Informatics Research (WIHIR) has developed Canada's most comprehensive source of recorded presentations on an innovative discipline aimed at improving health services....[continue]

UW institute launches health informatics boot camp in Edmonton
University of Waterloo | October 3, 2006
Professionals interested in health care, from across Alberta and elsewhere, will learn how an innovative discipline can help improve health services during a three-day boot camp on applied health informatics next month....[continue]

New UW program trains professionals to protect and promote public health
University of Waterloo | July 17, 2006
The next generation of public health professionals will soon be able to receive advanced training at the University of Waterloo on the wide range of professional skills needed to prevent disease as well as protect and promote the health of populations in Canada and abroad....[continue]

CLOE wins ORION Learning Award of Merit
Queen's University | June 21, 2006
The Co-operative Learning Object Exchange (CLOE) Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Networks (ORION) awards....[continue]

Sex Conference Promotes Sexual Health, Advocacy For All
University of Guelph | June 5, 2006
The 28th annual Guelph Sexuality Conference runs June 10 to 13 at the University of Guelph. Started in 1978, the conference is recognized as Canada’s largest and longest-running annual training and educational forum for sexual health professionals....[continue]

Seminar explores how e-health technologies can improve public health
University of Waterloo | May 10, 2006
How electronic technologies can advance public health response times in emergencies is one of the topics to be addressed at a special University of Waterloo seminar on May 24....[continue]

Medical School to be sited with School of Pharmacy in Kitchener
University of Waterloo | May 5, 2006
Region supports new satellite medical school with $15 million...[continue]

Dr. Serafina "Penny" Petrone Health Information Resource Centre Announced
Lakehead University | April 26, 2006
On April 26, during Premier Dalton McGuinty’s visit to Lakehead University and the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), a major individual donation was announced. Dr. Serafina (Penny) Petrone donated over $1 million to the NOSM Bursary Fund....[continue]

UW-led research team receives provincial innovation award
University of Waterloo | April 21, 2006
A research team led by the University of Waterloo's "ideas for Health" research group is one of five recipients of the inaugural Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Innovation Award....[continue]

Still Time to Apply For Admission
University of Victoria | April 4, 2006
More than 1,000 secondary school students already have conditional offers of admission to the University of Victoria this fall through its online, self-reporting grades option....[continue]

UNBC Gets Approval to Offer New Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree
University of Northern British Columbia | March 29, 2006
The Ministry of Advanced Education has approved a new Bachelor of Health Sciences degree that will begin at UNBC this fall....[continue]

WIHIR reaches out to Ontario via NORTH Network
University of Waterloo | March 27, 2006
NORTH Network in Toronto and the Waterloo Institute for Health Informatics Research based at the University of Waterloo have signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding to provide Health Informatics educational material created by WIHIR via NORTH Network....[continue]

Medical School at UW's Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus benefits Waterloo Region
University of Waterloo | March 23, 2006
A satellite of McMaster University's Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine to be located at the University of Waterloo Health Sciences Campus in Downtown Kitchener will bring major benefits to Waterloo Region's health care system....[continue]

UW opens new chapter with School of Pharmacy
University of Waterloo | March 14, 2006
The University of Waterloo opened a new exciting chapter in its history today with the official groundbreaking for its School of Pharmacy and Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus....[continue]

UW institute holds Bootcamp in Applied Health Informatics
University of Waterloo | March 2, 2006
The ins and outs of the rapidly growing field of Health Informatics will be explored at the University of Waterloo's Health Informatics Bootcamp to be held April 5-6 in Toronto....[continue]

UW offers first comprehensive health privacy professional course in Canada
University of Waterloo | February 15, 2006
The University of Waterloo is offering the first comprehensive Health Privacy Professional course in Canada, which aims to ensure the privacy of patients in the health care system....[continue]

Reappointment of Western's Vice-Provost Ensures Continuity
University of Western Ontario | January 27, 2006
The University of Western Ontario has reappointed Dr. Roma Harris as Vice-Provost (Academic Programs & Students) [Registrar] until August 31, 2008....[continue]

Medical Experts and Community Explore Hot Health Topics
University of Western Ontario | January 9, 2006
Back by popular demand, The University of Western Ontario's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry presents Café Scientifique, an opportunity for community members to connect with experts to explore, discuss and debate some of the current issues in medical science....[continue]

UW hosts inaugural "ideas for Health" international conference
University of Waterloo | January 3, 2006
The University of Waterloo is hosting the inaugural "ideas for Health" international conference this week to explore how best to provide key information that can be used to improve health care around the world....[continue]

New Study on Medication Safety Receives $200,000
Dalhousie University | December 5, 2005
Dr. Neil MacKinnon, an Associate Professor at Dalhousie University, is the principal investigator of a new study that will focus on the development of medication safety measures....[continue]

Waterloo to take Manhattan, celebrate at NYSE; Establishes first international office
University of Waterloo | November 18, 2005
A delegation from the University of Waterloo (UW) heads to the Big Apple next week for two grand events that will strengthen the university's foothold in the worlds of international business and finance....[continue]

UW workshop on mathematics of medical image processing called a 'success'
University of Waterloo | November 10, 2005
A University of Waterloo (UW) workshop held Oct. 21-23 on the future direction of medical imaging was termed a resounding success by a wide range of health professionals and researchers from across North America and Europe....[continue]

University of Victoria | November 4, 2005
A pair of outstanding business leaders, one of the country’s leading lawyers and a rising star in the field of health information science will join the ranks of the University of Victoria’s "Distinguished Alumni" Nov. 22 during the fourth Legacy Awards gala dinner at the Victoria Conference Centre....[continue]

Waterloo Institute for Health Informatics launches seminar series on e-health strategies
University of Waterloo | September 20, 2005
The Waterloo Institute for Health Informatics Research (WIHIR) announces today the 2005-2006 Smarter Health Seminar Series: e-Health Strategies: Local to Global....[continue]

Concordia University | September 16, 2005
Members of the Canadian Solar Decathlon team, made up of Concordia engineering and communications students, unveiled The Northern Light - a self-contained solar house designed and built by the students, in cooperation with students from the architecture program at l’Université de Montréal....[continue]

Lakehead U Invites Thunder Bay Community to 40 Years Dinner
Lakehead University | September 1, 2005
Musicians Paul Shaffer, Lew Soloff, and Tom Bones Malone, add flair to University's 40th Anniversary Celebration....[continue]

Satellite Medical School announced for UW's Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus
University of Waterloo | February 10, 2005
A satellite of McMaster University's Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine will be located on the University of Waterloo Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus....[continue]



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