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Dr. Srividya Iyer named to the premier Canadian Women in Global Health 2018 List

Women make up the majority of the health workforce and yet remain under-represented in leadership and decision-making positions. This gender gap overlooks women’s expertise and talents, and compromises the knowledge and policy base for advancing health and equity globally. The need to improve the visibility and recognition of women in global health is clear, and with Canada’s international reputation for advancing health and equity, it is important that the diversity of women leaders be recognized and amplified.


When you do something automatically, you lose control.  It's what happens to kleptomaniacs. - Salah El Mestikawy Listen to a recent radio show that aired on France Culture on kleptomania, including an interview with Salah El Mestikawy.
The Douglas Research Centre researcher Véronique Bohbot was interviewed by Matthieu Dugal about the effects of video games on the brain, and specifically how these affect the hippocampus. View the video here (in French only) :  
A recent article in the Metro newspaper highlights the work of Professor Srividia Iyer, which aims to develop preventive approaches for youth at risk of psychosis..   Excerpt: «The idea of early intervention is to make sure youth look for help and do it early, says Srividia Iyer. This requires working with teachers, family physicians or even CEGEPs. We need to help those who are best able to see a first psychotic event, or, if someone comes to talk to them, we need to know what to tell them. ...

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