Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin
MilestonesSeptember 2021

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin named Distinguished Scientist by American Heart Association

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, JGH Physician-in-Chief, has been named a 2021 Distinguished Scientist by the American Heart Association.

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Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the JGH. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesJuly 2021

JGH’s top neonatologist steps down after 47 years as Chief

After 47 years as Chief of Neonatology (including 35 years as Chief of Pediatrics), Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou has passed the baton to Dr. Lajos Kovacs.

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Dr. Philippe Lefrançois
July 2021Milestones

Dr. Philippe Lefrançois joins JGH Division of Dermatology

Dr. Philippe Lefrançois has been appointed to the attending staff of the JGH Division of Dermatology.

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Reception area of the Susan & Aron Lieberman Family Wellness in Aging Geriatric Centre. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
July 2021News

JGH opens Wellness in Aging Centre to enhance care for the elderly

To meet the growing needs of the elderly, the JGH has launched the Susan & Aron Lieberman Family Wellness in Aging Geriatric Centre, with nearly triple the space of the previous facility.

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Dr. Jason Agulnik
June 2021Milestones

Dr. Jason Agulnik appointed Chief of Pulmonary Medicine

Dr. Jason Agulnik has been appointed JGH Chief of the Division of Pulmonary Medicine.

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Dr. April Rose
May 2021Milestones

Dr. April Rose joins Division of Medical Oncology

Dr. April Rose has joined the JGH as Attending Staff in the Division of Medical Oncology and in the Segal Cancer Centre.

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At the Constance-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre, Sacha Vincent-Toskin (left), an Occupational Therapist, and Michele Mercier, an Orthotic/Prosthetic Technician, connect to a long-term care centre. During this telehealth session, they work with a client (seen on-screen in a wheelchair) and with Occupational Therapist Patrice Lu to custom-design a wheelchair for the client.
May 2021Telehealth

How personal connections manage to survive in the high tech of telehealth

In the high-tech environment of telehealth, new skills and techniques are being developed to maintain trust and intimacy between healthcare users and providers.

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Dr. Matthew Oughton is shown on YouTube during a ceremony by McGill University to announce that he had won a Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement Through Media.
April 2021Feature articles

JGH physician honoured by McGill for media interviews about COVID-19

After more than 400 news media interviews about COVID-19, Dr. Matthew Oughton has been honoured for bringing reliable information to the public.

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Dr. Hyman Schipper
April 2021Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Dr. Hyman Schipper’s quest for the root of consciousness

t isn’t surprising that a neurologist would be interested in the root of that most fundamental element of humankind, consciousness. What is surprising is that Dr. Hyman Schipper has built a theory of consciousness based on the confluence of ancient Jewish mysticism and modern physics. “Consciousness is this fiendishly elusive …

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Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin
March 2021Milestones

Dr. Ernesto L. Schiffrin to receive major award for outstanding research

Dr. Ernesto L. Schiffrin, JGH Physician-in-Chief, is to receive a major award in recognition of his trail-blazing research in hypertension.

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