Susan Cameron (right), Head Nurse of the JGH Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, discusses pain-management tools with Dr. Céline Gélinas, a Senior Researcher at the hospital’s Nursing Research Centre.
June 2023Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Watchful eyes for inquiring minds: Inside the Research Ethics Board

The Research Ethics Board plays a key role in ensuring the safety and ethical procedures of research that leads to medical innovation.

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Bessy Bitzas, Ph.D., outgoing Chair of the Research Ethics Board.
Feature articlesJune 2023

After a pioneering decade, Bessy Bitzas reflects on leadership of the Research Ethics Board

Before stepping down as Chair of the Research Board, Bessy Bitzas reflected on her role in keeping research safe and (scientifically) sound.

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Guillaume Fontaine (right) is congratulated by Frantz Saintellemy, Chancellor of the Université de Montréal, at the convocation where Mr. Fontaine received his doctoral degree on August 26.
MilestonesSeptember 2022

JGH nurse scientist honoured with Governor General’s Gold Medal

Guillaume Fontaine, a JGH Nurse Scientist, has received the Governor General’s Gold Medal.

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In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Auxiliary volunteer Beatrice Lewis reads a story to an infant whose hospitalization is nearly over.
January 2019Spotlight feature

Storytime helps ease premature infants through first weeks of life

Volunteers from the JGH Auxiliary are spending a few minutes each day reading storybooks to babies in Neonatal Intensive Care. Is there any point in reading to an infant who can’t possibly understand what’s being said? Surprisingly, the answer is Yes.

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