Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest
MilestonesSeptember 2022

Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest joins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest has joined the JGH Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as a specialist in ear and skull base surgery.

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Dr. Solon Schur
MilestonesSeptember 2022

Dr. Solon Schur joins JGH as skull base neurosurgical oncologist

Dr. Solon Schur has joined the JGH Division of Neurosurgery as a member of staff and as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery.

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Archie Deskin, Executive Director of the Jewish General Hospital from 1975 to 1991.
MilestonesSeptember 2022

In memoriam: Archie Deskin

Guided the JGH through dramatic growth as Executive Director from 1975 to 1991 t is with great sadness that the Jewish General Hospital notes the passing on September 5 of Archie Deskin, 95, who was instrumental in guiding the hospital into the modern era as Executive Director from 1975 to …

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Dr. Christina Greenaway
Feature articlesJuly 2022

Services for Ukrainian refugees need urgent upgrade, doctors state in journal article

Health services for Ukrainians and other refugees urgently need an upgrade, says Dr. Christina Greenaway, a JGH expert on migrant health.

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Dr. Haitham Baghlaf
July 2022Milestones

Dr. Haitham Baghlaf joins Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Haitham Baghlaf has joined the JGH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg speaks at a ceremony on the lawn behind Côte Saint-Luc City Hall after receiving the D’Arcy-McGee–National Assembly Citizenship Medal. He was introduced by Dr. Gaétan Barrette (at rear). (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
June 2022News

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg receives D’Arcy-McGee–National Assembly Citizenship Medal

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, the CIUSSS’s President and CEO, has received a D’Arcy-McGee–National Assembly Citizenship Medal for his contribution health care and social services.

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From left: Dr. Mathew Cherian, Dr. Camille Simard and Dr. Thusanth Thuraisingam
April 2022Milestones

McGill appointments for three JGH physicians

Three physicians in JGH medical divisions have received appointments to McGill University’s Department of Medicine.

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While hospitalized, Paraskevi Dogantzi (left) enjoys knitting during a visit from Shibo Yu, a physiotherapy student with the JGH’s Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP). Ms. Yu keeps Ms. Dogantzi physically active and mentally stimulated with conversation, games and light exercises. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
March 2022Spotlight feature

Enhancing care for older in-patients is an eye-opening education for McGill students

Elderly in-patients are benefiting from physical exercise and mental stimulation provided by McGill University students in the JGH’s Hospital Elder Life Program.

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Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky and the plaque that honours him in the JGH Dental Clinic.
March 2022Milestones

In memoriam: Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky

Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky, Chief Emeritus of the JGH Department of Dentistry, has passed away at the age of 92.

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Dr. Roderick McInnes
December 2021News

Dr. Roderick McInnes promoted to Officer of the Order of Canada

Dr. Roderick McInnes, who recently stepped down as Director of the Lady Davis Institute, has been promoted to Officer of the Order of Canada.

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