monday, january 21, 2013
Connect - Women's College Hospital
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Top News

Jocelyn Palm takes top honours with Order of Canada – Women’s College Hospital life-long supporter receives one of Canada’s highest honours. > MORE


Take Note

Women’s College Hospital is proud to introduce two new medical leadership appointments – Dr. Sheila Laredo has been appointed by our board of directors as our new chief of staff and Dr. Danielle Martin has been appointed as our vice-president medical affairs and health system solutions. > MORE

Enhancing fire safety procedures at Women’s College Hospital – Monthly fire drills and safety education are top priorities to ensure the security of all members of the hospital. > MORE



Older men at greater risk of serious events after starting antipsychotic drug therapy – Antipsychotic drug therapy has been associated with serious events that can occur shortly after the initiation of the therapy. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. An-Wen Chan appeared on CBC Radio’s The Current in a panel interview on transparency and bias in drug trials. Click here to listen.

Dr. Paula Rochon’s new research received national coverage. Click here to read the story.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

From the Association of Volunteers

Donate your gift cards and help us build the hospital of the future – The Volunteer Association of Women’s College Hospital is raising money through donated gift cards to go toward the construction of the new state-of-the-art building. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Women’s College Research Institute scientist Dr. Janice Du Mont about her research on the effects of intimate partner violence on Canadian-born and immigrant women.


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