tuesday, february 21, 2012
Connect - Women's College Hospital
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Top News

International Women’s Day – Join us on Thursday, March 8 to celebrate International Women’s Day. For more information on events happening at Women’s College Hospital, click here.

Spotlight on Nursing

Spotlight on mental health nursing – Profile on Elaine Barrons, Siraj Waglay and Patricia Woods, RNs in the psychiatry department. > MORE



Grant Success! – WCRI has announced the funding results from the Canadian Institutes of Health Resarch (CIHR) grant competition held in September 2011. > MORE

Women’s wins Grand Challenges Rising Stars in Global Health award – The award will support Dr. Ophira Ginsburg’s pilot project using mobile phone technology to improve breast cancer diagnosis and care in Bangladesh. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. Christine Lay talks migraine in a French story that appeared on TFO about using Botox to treat migraine as well as in an article on womenspost.ca.

Dr. Ophira Ginsburg was interviewed on CBC Radio about the Grand Challenges grant she was awarded to improve breast cancer diagnosis and care in Bangladesh through the use of mobile phone technology. Click here to listen to the story.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

From the Foundation

Last chance to buy tickets for Toronto’s ultimate wine tasting party and silent auction of luxury wines! Women’s College Hospital Foundation’s 3rd Annual Grape to Glass event features a tasting of more than 50 wines, gourmet food stations and a silent auction of exceptional vintages from around the world. This evening for the senses is guaranteed to be sold-out. Don’t wait, buy your tickets today.

Women’s Health Matters

At Women’s Health Matters, Women's College Hospital psychiatrist-in-chief Dr. Valerie Taylor talks about disordered eating and tools to build healthy eating habits.


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