Dr. Roberta Shear with a patient.
MilestonesSeptember 2015

Appointments

Dr. Roberta Shear, a member of the JGH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2000, has been named Director of Obstetrics, the Family Birthing Centre and Obstetrical Ultrasound.

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One of the novel aspects of the 2015 JGH Mini-Med School was the staged reading of a play, written and directed by Terry Griffin-Burman, with musical accompaniment by cellist Rachel Burman. The production, about the emotional ups and downs of the elderly, starred (from left) Pasquale DeBlasio, Dan Delaney, Patricia Delaney, Sheila Moriarity and Nancy Cree.
Feature articlesSeptember 2015

Harbouring radical ideas is vastly different from radicalization, psychiatrist explains

Not everyone who expresses an interest in a radical religious or political ideology is dangerous, the audience heard at the 13th annual JGH Mini-Med School.

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Dr. Karl Looper
MilestonesSpring 2015

New chiefs

Dr. Karl Looper has been named Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry at the JGH.

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Clara Hughes addresses a packed audience in the Block Amphitheatre.
NewsSpring 2015

Destigmatize mental health, Olympian urges

With her charismatic smile and passionate demeanour, former Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes praised the JGH for the openness of staff and administrators in confronting the stigma around mental health.

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Auxiliary
AuxiliarySpring 2015

Making young people—including the very youngest—our top priority

As our term as Co-Presidents of The Auxiliary draws to a close, we are channeling our energy into two major fundraising initiatives: the Tiny Miracle Fund and the Mindstrong Fitness Event.

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Among those at the Psychiatry Research Day were (back row, from left) Dr. David Dunkley, a JGH psychiatry researcher; Anita David of the Gustav Levinschi Foundation; Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, Director of Research in the JGH Department of Psychiatry; and Dr. Karl Looper, JGH Chief of Psychiatry; as well as (front row, from left) Dr. Joel Paris, a JGH Research Associate; Dr. Mimi Israel, discussant; Dr. Zeev Rosberger, Director of the JGH Division of Psychology; and LDI researcher Dr. Danielle Groleau.
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSpring 2015

Focus on teenagers in milestone
Psychiatry Research Day

The JGH’s annual Psychiatry Research Day hit its milestone 10th anniversary this year, with a day in March devoted to examining the various ways that teenagers and adolescents use and sometimes abuse their bodies.

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