monday, april 30, 2012
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Top News

National Volunteer Week – Celebrating the remarkable helping hands of Women’s College Hospital volunteers. > MORE

Coming up at WCH

Speaking out against sexual assault – WCH raises awareness during Sexual Assault Prevention Month. > MORE

Spotlight on Nursing

Nursing Week: May 7–13, 2012 – Recognizing Women’s College Hospital’s extraordinary nurses. > MORE

Nursing Advisory Council is leading change at WCH – Governing body representing all nurses at WCH renews and revitalizes, bringing a strong nursing voice to the leadership of the hospital. > MORE


Honouring the efforts and impact of our researchers – Awards to recognize the most outstanding 2011 publications by a scientist and trainee at WCRI presented on April 11. > MORE

2012 Graduate Student Research Day – Please join Women’s College Research Institute to celebrate trainee research and hear a keynote address from Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis, Targeting Maternal Mental Health to Promote Healthy Child Development. Monday, May 14, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Cummings Auditorium. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

Take Note

Honouring the legacy of Dr. F. Marguerite Hill – 2012 F.M. Hill Lecture featuring Dr. Christine Lay focuses on headache disorders and pays tribute to Dr. Hill. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. Andrea Gruneir is featured in Hospital News in a story about anticipating an aging population. Click here to read the story.

Dr. Steven Narod comments in the Globe and Mail about new research identifying 10 new breast cancer subtypes. The article can be read here.

The Toronto Star features Dr. Sophie Jamal and Celeste Hamilton in an article demonstrating the important of participating in clinical research. Click here to read the story.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

This month in Women’s Health Matters, Dr. Amanda Selk, staff gynecologist at Women’s College Hospital, discusses Paps, HPV tests and vaccination against cervical cancer.

From WCH Foundation

Introducing the Get Healthy Speaker Series with Fresh Juice! – Join WCHF and Fresh Juice Magazine on Wed. May 2, 2012 for Active Woman: The Truth About Exercise. Featuring our very own Dr. Julia Alleyne, Director, Sport CARE who will answer your questions and explain what doctors now know about getting active and staying active.



If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Jodi Salem at or ext. 4054.