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Li Liu successfully presents her biostatistics practicum report

On Tuesday August 19, 2014, MSc specializing in biostatistics candidate Li Liu successfully presented her practicum report to the Department of Public Health Sciences.  Li's practicum report title was Predictive Gene Signature Selection for Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients. She was supervised by Dr. Keyue Ding, and her examiners were Drs. Bingshu Chen (PHS), Michael McIsaac (PHS) and Paul Peng (PHS). Congratulations Li. 

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John Queenan successfully defends his PhD thesis

On Monday September 8, 2014, PhD candidate John Queenan successfully defended his PhD thesis to the Department of Public Health Sciences.  John's thesis title was Patient related diagnostic delay, symptom appraisals and lay consultation in head and neck cancer. He was supervised by Drs. Patti Groome and Ben Gottlieb, and his examiners were Drs. Paul Allison (Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University), Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof (Nursing), ​Khaled Zaza (Oncology), Will King (PHS), and Will Pickett (PHS). John will continue to work at the Centre for Studies in Primary Care, Queen's, as an Epidemiologist. Congratulations John. 

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Erin Arthurs successfully defends her MSc thesis

On Friday September 5, 2014, MSc candidate Erin Arthurs successfully defended her MSc thesis to the Department of Public Health Sciences.  Erin's thesis title was Stroke After Radiotherapy to Treat Head and Neck Cancer - What is the Risk? She was supervised by Drs. Steve Hall and Paul Peng, and her examiners were Drs. Rosemary Wilson (School of Nursing), Chris Booth (Oncology), Duncan Hunter (PHS), and Will Pickett (PHS). Erin has gained employment with Cancer Care Ontario as a Senior Business Analyst. Congratulations Erin. 

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Rachel McMillan successfully defends her MSc thesis

On Tuesday August 26, 2014, MSc candidate Rachel McMillan successfully defended her MSc thesis to the Department of Public Health Sciences.  Rachel's thesis title was Family structure as a predictor of organized sport participation and sedentary screen time in Canadian youth. She was supervised by Drs. Ian Janssen and Michael McIsaac, and her examiners were Drs. Joan Almost (School of Nursing), John Freeman (Education), Colleen Davison (PHS), and Will King (PHS). Rachel has gained employment with the Canadian Institute for Health Information as an Analyst. Congratulations Rachel. 

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Christine Collier successfully defends her MSc thesis

On Thursday July 17, 2014, MSc candidate Christine Collier successfully defended her MSc thesis to the Department of Public Health Sciences.  Christine's thesis title was on e arly detection of progressive chronic kidney disease by monitoring change in eGFR in CKD stages 1, 2 & 3. She was supervised by Drs. Rick Birtwhistle, Miu Lam and Edwin Toffelmire, and her examiners were Drs. Wendy Wobeser (Medicine), Patrick Costigan (Kinesiology and Health Studies), Linda Levesque (PHS), and Will Pickett (PHS). Congratulations Christine. 

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MPH Graduate Students Publication

Congratulations to Allison Maier (MPH -2011) and Kristi Randhawa (MPH -2012) and their Practicum Preceptor, Dr. Anna Majury for their publication, Bacteriological testing of private well water: A trends and guidelines assessment using five years of submissions data from southeastern Ontario in the May/June issue of the Canadian Journal of Public Health.

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Spring Convocation 2014

On June 6, 2014 the Department of Public Health Sciences held a Convocation Reception for recent MPH, MSc (Epidemiology) and PhD (Epidemiology) graduates. Department Head, Will Pickett, noted: "I am very proud of our graduates, who all are a credit to the Department. Congratulations on this important accomplishment". 

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Lidija Latifovic successfully defends her MSc thesis

On Friday June 20, 2014, MSc candidate Lidija Latifovic successfully defended her MSc thesis to the Department of Public Health Sciences. Lidija's thesis title was The influence of alcohol consumption, smoking and physical activity on peripheral blood leukocyte telomere length. She was supervised by Drs. Will King and Tom Massey, and her examiners were Drs. Cheryl King-VanVlack (Rehabilitation Therapy), Louise Winn (Biomedical Sciences), Ian Janssen (PHS), and Heather Stuart (PHS). Lidija has gained employment with Cancer Care Ontario as a Research AssistantCongratulations Lidija. 

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