Dr. Mark Basik
July 2020Milestones

Dr. Mark Basik to lead Scientific Advisory Committee of Cancer Research Society

Dr. Mark Basik, a surgical oncologist at the JGH and a senior investigator in the Lady Davis Institute, has been appointed President of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Cancer Research Society.

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February 2020Milestones

Dr. Joel Turner honoured as outstanding educator in point of care ultrasound

Dr. Joel Turner, of the JGH Emergency Department, has won the 2019 Educator of the Year Award from the Canadian Point of Care Ultrasound Society. By teaching doctors how to use ultrasound at the bedside, he helps them make diagnoses more quickly and accurately.

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Dr. Carmen Loiselle (left) receives an award from the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology, presented by her former doctoral student, Fay Stroshchein.
January 2020Milestones

Seeing the person behind a cancer diagnosis is the focus of award-winning JGH research

Individuals with cancer need to be perceived primarily as people, and not as cases or a collection of symptoms. That’s the focus of a research paper whose JGH co-authors have been honoured with a Best Publication award by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology.

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Dr. Cécile Rousseau (left) and Dr. Carmen Loiselle
MilestonesNovember 2019

Two researchers elected to Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Two LDI researchers have been elected to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Dr. Carmen Loiselle is Co-Director (Academic) of the Segal Cancer Centre. Dr. Cécile Rousseau’s career is dedicated to understanding the effects of organized violence on children and families.

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Dr Apostolos Papageorgiou
MilestonesOctober 2019

International honour for Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou

Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou, JGH Chief of Pediatrics and Neonatology, has been honoured with a prestigious international award from the World Association of Perinatal Medicine, in recognition for his outstanding contributions to his field.

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Dietitian Sondra Edelstein Sherman at her desk in the JGH Division of Endocrinology
MilestonesOctober 2019

JGH Dietitian Sondra Sherman honoured by Diabetes Canada

Sondra Sherman, a Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with 40 years of experience at the JGH, has been chosen to receive the 2019 Public Service Volunteer Award from Diabetes Canada.

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Dr. Michael Pollak
August 2019Milestones

Dr. Michael Pollak named to Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Michael Pollak, Director of the Stroll Cancer Prevention Centre at the JGH, has been named to the Royal Society of Canada. The appointment recognizes the wide range of his work as a clinician, researcher and teacher.

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Dr. Walter Gotlieb
March 2019Milestones

Appointment of two new medical chiefs

Dr. Walter Gotlieb has been appointed Chief of the JGH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Dr. Christine Florakas has been named Chief of the hospital’s Department of Family Medicine.

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Marc Renaud, JGH Ophthalmic Technician and Project Manager of the McGill Glaucoma Information Centre.
February 2019Milestones

JGH ophthalmic technician honoured for promoting glaucoma awareness

Marc Renaud, an Ophthalmic Technician at the JGH, has been honoured by the Association of Multidisciplinary Councils of Quebec for his dedication in raising awareness about glaucoma world-wide.

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MilestonesNovember 2018

Senate bestows 150th Anniversary Medal on Bernard Stotland

Bernard Stotland, former President of the JGH Board, has received a 150th Anniversary Medal from the Senate of Canada, in recognition for his achievements as a hospital leader and his support for arts and cultural organizations in Montreal.

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