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Queen's University

Centre for Studies in Primary Care

April 12


Preventative Breast Cancer Care

Dr. Richard Birtwhistle, Director for Centre for Studies in Primary Care was interviewed by CTV National Affairs Program April 11 2012. Dr. Birtwhistle was interviewed as he is also the Vice-Chair of the Task Force on Preventative Health Care to discuss the Canadian Task Force's recommendations on breast cancer screening at age 50.


Primary Care Research Day

Primary Care Research Day at the Radisson Hotel was a huge success. There were 167 people in attendance this year, our most ever! Dr. Leonard Kelly did an excellent job as our keynote speaker, discussing how research can be implemented into practice.  

This years presentation winners were:

Best Critical Appraisal:

"The Zamboni Liberation Procedure: Can we Cure Multiple Sclerosis?" - Dr. Emily Robson

Best Research Presentation:

"The Risk of Obesity at 4-6 Years of Age among Overweight or Obese 18 Month Olds" - Dr. Jesse Wheeler

Best Poster Presentation:

"Is There Clinical Benefit of Memantine in the Management of Moderate to Severe Alzheimer Dementia?" - Dr. Thomas Baxter

Best Information Technology Award:

"Clinical Practice Guidelines on Smartphones: A Portable Clinical Decision Aide" - Dr. Horace Yu & Dr. Ming Yu

Please view our slideshow for pictures from the days event

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