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August 31, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, August 31, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Toronto Star: Extendicare subsidiary gets taxpayer-funded wage subsidy while dividends paid to shareholders
Professor Cockfield says it does appear quite unseemly that taxpayers are giving millions of dollars to this company and it’s turning around and paying it out to its wealthy shareholders.
Michelle Cohen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Toronto Star: Female doctors are consistently paid less than male physicians. A new paper proposes ways to close Canadian medicine’s gender wage gap
globalnews.ca: Systemic biases allow gender pay gap to persist in Canadian medicine
Dr. Cohen says there are sexist discriminations baked into it that start at the first day of medical school.
Driver, Helen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
MSN Canada: Which sleep aid is right for me
Dr. Driver discusses the various options that can be used for better, more consistent sleep.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
ctvnews.ca: Areas with higher rates of COVID-19 'privileged' with smaller class sizes
Dr. Evans says keeping schools from becoming COVID-19 hot spots depends on two main factors, and keeping class sizes small is one of them.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: Canada-wide rallies held in support of defunding police services
Dr. Leuprecht discusses high-profile cases of police use of force against Black people leading to calls to defund police.
Maslove, David
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
CKWS/Global Kingston: Rapid Response research into COVID-19 at Queen’s University
Dr. Maslove discusses his work into understanding the genes behind the disease.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CBC Online: Royal fact and fiction — how do you draw the line?
Dr. Morrison says I think a novelist or a playwright or a dramatist … is pretty free to move around as he or she sees fit to build drama and create a compelling story.

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