tuesday, march 19, 2013
Connect - Women's College Hospital
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Top News

Women’s College Hospital celebrates International Women’s Day – Staff, physicians and volunteers reflect on past achievements and look forward to the future during the last International Women’s Day celebration in our current building. > MORE


Take Note

Women’s College Research Institute scientist Dr. Ophira Ginsburg receives YWCA Women of Distinction award – Dr. Ginsburg is recognized by the YWCA for her outstanding achievements that contribute to the well-being and future of our community. > MORE

Meet Julie Saccone, the new marketing and communications director in the strategic communications department at Women’s college Hospital. > MORE

Earlier this month, WCH staff, physicians and volunteers celebrated Joc Palm’s appointment to the Order of Canada. Click here to see the photos from this event.


Spotlight on Health Disciplines

The Health Disciplines Advisory Committee facilitates dialogue, supports decision-making, and promotes excellence in health disciplines practice, education, research and quality. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. Danielle Martin appeared on CBC TV and CBC.ca in a story about the prospect of private clinics paying donors for blood plasma. Click here to read the article.

Dr. Steven Narod’s study was mentioned in a CNN article on prophylactic mastectomies in the U.S. Click here to read the article.

Dr. Janice Du Mont was quoted in the Toronto Star in an article about U.S. teen football players accused of sexual assault. Click here for more.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Christine Lay, headache specialist and director of the Centre for Headache at Women’s College Hospital, to find out when to see a doctor about headaches.


If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Magda Stec at
magda.stec@wchospital.ca or ext. 3210.