Donna Peterson and Dr. Michael Chu

Researchers found women were two times more likely to experience a stroke or death after heart surgery. 

LHSC: University Hospital - 

When Donna Peterson developed a cough and had difficulty breathing, she knew something was wrong. She found herself not making it up to the top of a flight of stairs without being winded, and waking up tired every morning which was not normal for her. 

“I could not figure out why I was so tired. Something in the back of my mind said something isn’t right.” To her surprise, a visit to the doctors discovered an issue with her heart.

Puneet Seth, Jennifer Moles, Dr. Cheryl Forchuk, Dr. Sandra Fisman and Damon Ramsay

Puneet Seth, Jennifer Moles, Dr. Cheryl Forchuk, Dr. Sandra Fisman and Damon Ramsay were speakers at the event.

Lawson receives provincial funding to test innovative platform that delivers remote virtual care

St. Joseph’s: Parkwood Institute - 

Mental health services are rooted in relationships. When it comes to delivery, and specifically community-based and outpatient services, connection and communication between the individual and care provider need to be the focus. 

When we think of youth in particular, technology is a regular form of communication for them. 

Dr. De Vrijer, Dr. Eastabrook, Jennifer Ryder and Samantha Bedell

Dr. De Vrijer, Dr. Eastabrook, Jennifer Ryder and Samantha Bedell collaborate with expert researchers to promote maternal, fetal and infant health.

Lawson recognizes the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, 2019. 

Off­site - 

February 11, 2019 is recognized by the United Nations as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Dr. Savita Dhanvantari, a Scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute, has written a guest feature recognizing this day. 

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