wednesday, july 11, 2012
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Top News

Revolutionizing the way we treat diabetes – Women’s College Hospital introduces Centre for Integrated Diabetes Care. > MORE


Take Note

Access & Innovation Report 2012 – Women’s College Hospital’s newest publication featuring how we’re defining the future of health care, is now available online.  Click here to read our Access & Innovation Report 2012.


Working together for the future of trauma care – WCH advances the dialogue on trauma-informed care with Trauma Talks event. > MORE


New HIV Pregnancy Planning Guidelines for Canadians – Women’s College scientist and physician Dr. Mona Loutfy publishes the first stand-alone preconception guidelines that consider same-sex couples and individuals who are looking to start families.

Education @ WCH

Celebrating teaching excellence – Women’s College Hospital acknowledges academic excellence. > MORE

From the Foundation

Reaching new heights in support of WCH!  From Aug. 25 – Sept. 4, a dedicated team including WCH Board Chair, Jane Pepino, Dr. John Semple, WCH Board Member Lesley Byrne, and Chief of Communications and Marketing, Lili Shalev Shawn will climb Mount Kilimanjaro.  They’ll trek up the highest freestanding mountain and the tallest volcano in the world (19,430 ft) to raise funds for The Campaign for Women’s College Hospital. Read more and sponsor a climber by clicking here.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Paula Rochon is featured on CIHI’s website in an article about antipsychotics and dementia.  Click here to read the article.

WCH and the Lung Association team up to promote a simple, but underused breathing test called spirometry that can help diagnose asthma and COPD.  To read the media release, click here.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

For National Aboriginal Awareness Day, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Anita Benoit of the Women’s College Research Institute about her research, which focuses on social indicators of stress among Aboriginal women living with HIV.


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