The latest digital equipment is enabling patients with pulmonary hypertension to have their pulmonary arteries unblocked with a special balloon—a procedure unique to Quebec.
Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky, the former Chief and current Emeritus Chief of the JGH Department of Dentistry, is being honoured by having the hospital’s Dental Clinic named after him.
Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz is retiring after more than 30 years of research into maternal and reproductive mental health, as well as playing a leadership role in research at the JGH.
Dr. Laurence Kirmayer, of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, has received major awards from the American Family Therapy Academy and the American Psychiatric Association.
A major expansion is on the way for the biobank at the JGH that collects and stores biological samples of COVID-19 for research.