monday, november 26, 2012
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Top News

Wellspring at WCH – a look back and a look ahead: Wellspring bids farewell to Women’s College Hospital. > MORE


Take Note

Miss Margaret Robins honoured with prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal – Former nurse and medical librarian accepts esteemed national award for her achievements at Women’s College Hospital. > MORE


Coming up @ WCH

Town Hall on Nov.27 – Get ready for a special Redevelopment and Operational Readiness Town Hall jam packed with news and information about our extraordinary new facility. Click here for more.

Annual Dec. 6 Commemoration – Please join WCH for our annual service honouring the victims of the 1989 Montreal Massacre. For more information, click here.

WCH Holiday Party – Mark your calendars! The annual Holiday Party is on Dec.11. Featuring a live jazz band, a photo studio, delicious food and more, this will be a party you won’t want to miss. Click here for more.



Do you know someone struggling with the after-effects of gynecological cancer? Women’s College Research Institute is recruiting for an upcoming study that aims to help women struggling with gynecological cancer and its treatment effects. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Dr. Diane Meschino appeared in the Globe and Mail in an article about mental health in the workplace. Click here to read the story.

Dr. Steven Narod was featured on CBC discussing if the workplace can increase risk of breast cancer. To read the article, click here.

Dr. Meldon Kahan was featured in the Globe and Mail in a story about marijuana. Click here to read the article.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis, senior scientist at Women’s College Research Institute and Shirley Brown Chair in Women’s Mental Health Research at Women’s College Hospital, about new research on postpartum depression, and how it can continue to affect women after the first 12 weeks following childbirth.


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