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News Release - The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research presents the second symposium of the 2020 Virtual Symposium Series: Sex and Gender

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

WHO
  • Jacqueline O'Neill, Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security, Government of Canada
  • Maya Eichler, PhD, Canada Research Chair, Social Innovation and Community Engagement; Associate Professor, Mount Saint Vincent University; and Director, Centre for Social Innovation and Community Engagement in Military Affairs
  • Jennifer E.C. Lee, PhD, Acting Director of Research on Personnel and Family Support, Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis, Department of National Defence
  • Margaret C. McKinnon, PhD, CPsych, Homewood Chair in Mental Health and Trauma; Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University 
WHERE
 
WHEN
Thursday, October 8, 9 AM – 11AM ET  
 
WHY
To bring researchers, clinicians, military, Veterans, public safety personnel, students and the public together in safe way to advance military, Veteran and family health research. The theme areas for each symposium were identified through a consultation process and selected as key areas of emerging research for our military, Veterans and their families. Each symposium will feature expert presenters and an opportunity for participants to engage and ask questions. The symposium series is free of charge and open to everyone interested in serving those who serve us. 
 
For more information the Virtual Symposium Series and this week’s symposium, please visit https://symposium-series.cimvhr.ca/en. To learn more about CIMVHR, please visit www.cimvhr.ca
 
Media contact
Lauren Hanlon, CIMVHR
613-276-6107
lauren.hanlon@queensu.ca
 
ABOUT CIMVHR: CIMVHR is an innovative organization that engages existing academic research resources and facilitates the development of new research, research capacity and effective knowledge translation. Founded by Queen’s University and the Royal Military College of Canada, CIMVHR has a network of academic researchers from across Canada and serves as the hub for 46 Canadian universities and 13 Global Affiliates who work together in addressing the health research requirements of the Canadian military, Veterans and their families. 
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