April 2016Milestones


New to the Division of Geriatrics

Dr. Olivier Beauchet, who holds certification in neurology and in internal medicine and geriatrics, has joined the JGH Division of Geriatrics. At McGill University, he will also be a full professor and holder of the Kaufmann Chair in Geriatric Medicine. In addition, Dr. Beauchet has Master’s degrees in pharmacology and neuropsychology, as well as a Ph.D. in neuroscience.

Most recently, Dr. Beauchet was Chair of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and the Biology of Aging at Angers University in France. At the same time, he was Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Director of the Memory Clinic at the Centre for Research on Autonomy and Longevity at Angers University Hospital.

Dr. Beauchet will bring to his position a depth of understanding on the evolution of treatment practices aimed at maintaining patients’ mobility and countering the negative effects of hospitalization on their physical condition. He is internationally recognized in his field and serves as a member of the advisory board for the Canadian Consensus in Mobility and Cognition.


Specialist joins Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Dr. Sabrina Furtado has become a member of the JGH Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, with a particular interest in respiratory problems and outcomes. Dr. Furtado completed her medical studies in Brazil, follwed by specialization in pediatrics and neonatology at McGill University.

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