Gyorkos has been named Director of the
Pan American Health Organization/World Health
Organization (PAHO/WHO) Collaborating Centre (CC)
for Research and Training in Parasite Epidemiology
This is a renewable four-year designation based at EBOH.
The transition to parenthood
while joyous can also be stressful for expectant
fathers. Dr. Deborah
Da Costa's study found that 13.3% of expectant
dads experienced symptoms of depressed mood during their
partner’s third trimester of pregnancy.
findings suggest a vital need for early and accurate
screening of expectant fathers as well as mothers
for depression during the transition to parenthood.
Pregnancy may be a “teachable moment” for educating and
preparing men at risk for mental health difficulties.
Watch her interview with CTV
about the study
January 25, 2016 article in the
receive journal’s Best Paper Award:
The editors of Circulation recently selected a
McGill research team led by Dr. Louise Pilote,
as the winner of this year’s Best Paper Award in the
category of Clinical Science for the paper, “Warfarin
Use and the Risk for Stroke and Bleeding in Patients
With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Dialysis”
The award was presented at the close of the journal’s
symposium, “Groundbreaking Studies in the Practice of
Cardiovascular Medicine,” held at the American Heart
Association’s Scientific Sessions, on Sunday, November
8, 2015, in Orlando. Congratulations Dr. Pilote! Read
Kaberi Dasgupta's article Neighbourhood
walkability, daily steps and utilitarian walking in
Canadian adults, was published in
BMJ Open, which is featured on MUHC's
Kaberi Dasgupta's research on
gestational diabetes in mothers predicting incident
diabetes in fathers, is featured in a special Globe and
Mail supplement that will be published November 2nd, as
well as on
Yahoo News, and the
Times of India.
Dr. Louise Pilote was highlighted in
the news October 25th following a presentation she gave
about findings from the
GENESIS-PRAXY study at the
Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.
Congratulations to the whole team!
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Bartlett,
who was selected as one of the laureates of the
Women of Distinction Awards as announced on May
5, 2015 by the YWCA Montreal.