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November 20, 2020

Queen's In The News Friday, November 20, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CTV National Network News: How will the COVID-19 vaccine be distributed in Canada?
Dr. Evans answers questions about the vaccine, including Canada’s distribution plan and potential side effects.
Hollenstein, Thomas
  • Psychology
Kingston Whig-Standard: Most teens show ‘flexibility’ adapting to pandemic
Dr. Hollenstein says the pandemic would be something to adjust to, but adolescents are far more flexible than middle-age adults.
Jones, Jessica
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Globe and Mail: Autism isn’t on trial in the Toronto van attack case. The accused is
In her op-ed Dr. Jones says from a public perspective, and that of autism groups, there is fear that one of Canada’s worst tragedies will become an added calamity for those with ASD.
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
CBC Online: Ex-health minister Philpott says federal government should back drug decriminalization in Vancouver
Dr. Philpott says it's certainly the direction we should be taking and kudos on Vancouver for having some courageous steps in that direction.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Food insecurity even more apparent during pandemic
Dr. Power says there was already a pretty high rate of food insecurity, and now it’s even higher. It’s very distressing. Things would have been a lot worse without CERB.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Queen's professor John Smol receives Massey Medal
Dr. Smol says not only have we described the present-day geography of Canada, but through the techniques we use working with lake sediments, we have also explained it temporarily, showing how the ecosystems are changing in Canada.

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