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Researchers examine effect of job history on health into old age

"It’s important to know if efforts to save money on one end are costing us more in health care on the other end.” Department of Medicine Research Associate, Dr. Judith Godin, wishes to shed some long-lacking light on the question – how does our lifetime of work affect our health status and trajectory as we get older?
Dr. Melissa Andrew, a geriatrician at NSHA and leader of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging’s “Multimorbidity in Relation to Dementia” team, is an advisor to the project. So is Dr. Olga Theou, an NSHA-affiliated scientist in the Department of Medicine. The project received an NSHA Research Fund grant to explore the SHARE data.

Full story – NSHA News, September 25, 2018.

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Palliative welcomes first Royal College resident

It’s official. On July 1, the Division of Palliative Medicine welcomed its first Royal College resident Dr. Caitlin Lees. Dr. Lees completed her MD at McMaster University in 2013 and recently completed her Internal Medicine residency and Clinician Investigator Program at Dalhousie University. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada approved the two-year residency program in March 2018.

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