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  • Community Engagement Group helps build ownership for the new campus

    Paul Johanis, President of the Greenspace Alliance, co-chairs the newly-established Campus Engagement Group, which is examining all the issues that have been consistently rated as most important by the public. Building a new, modern health and research centre in the heart of Ottawa is about health care and about the community. Public involvement is essential […]

  • Economics professor cancer-free after immunotherapy trial for skin cancer

    Economics professor Dr. David Gray took part in a clinical trial to see whether an immunotherapy drug could keep his high-risk skin cancer from coming back. Four years later, he’s still cancer-free.  Dr. David Gray’s cancer was hiding in plain sight. “It was a blemish on my cheek that just wouldn’t heal,” said the University of […]

  • Sailing enthusiast tests patient-centred approach to Parkinson’s care

    Sailing enthusiast Peter Juryn joined a pilot study that put him in charge of managing his Parkinson’s disease. An expert nurse helped him set his own care priorities and referred him to health-care professionals who specialize in his care needs. Sailing is a life-long love affair for Peter Juryn that began when was nine years […]

  • Fresh air and gardens improve mental health: natural remedies for patients and staff

    Linda Ferro-Chartrand, RN at the General Campus Intensive Care Unit, often accompanies patients who are able to leave the unit to wellness areas such as the Butterfly Garden, between the General Campus and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Fresh air, open space, and warm sunlight peeking through leaves swaying in a cool breeze. Sometimes […]