Two researchers elected to Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Two researchers in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH have been elected fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, one of the highest honours in Canadian health sciences.
Dr. Carmen Loiselle, an internationally recognized expert in person-centred cancer care, is Co-Director (Academic) of the Segal Cancer Centre and is Scientific Director at Hope & Cope. She has received a total of more $43 million in research funding and has published 140 scientific works. Dr. Loiselle led a 12-year CIHR-funded research training initiative in psychosocial oncology that provided stipends for promising trainees pursuing transdisciplinary cancer research.
The clinical and research career of Dr. Cécile Rousseau has been dedicated to understanding and preventing the effects of organized violence on children, families and communities. She has developed school-based prevention programs for refugee children. Consulting to governments, she currently implements clinical and prevention programs to address the sensitive issue of violent radicalization.