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News Release - Tenth annual Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Forum

Friday, October 18, 2019

WHO (in order of appearance):
  • Vice-Admiral H.C. Edmundson, OMM, MSM, CD, Commander Military Personnel Command
  • Major-General A.M.T. Downes, OMM, CD, QHP, MD, Surgeon General and Commander of Canadian Forces Health Services Group
  • Robert Hawes, MSc, PhD/GDipII (Cand.), Senior Epidemiologist, Directorate of Force Health Protection, Canadian Forces Health Services Group
  • General (Retd) Walt Natynczuk, CMM, CD, MSc , Deputy Minister, Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Retired); 42nd U.S. Army Surgeon General and Former Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command; Emeritus Professor, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
  • Rob Riddell, MD, Flight Surgeon, Operational Space Medicine Group, Canadian Space Agency
  • Over 250 research presentations focused on improving the health of our military personnel, Veterans, and their families.
WHAT: The 10th Anniversary of the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Forum
WHERE: The Hilton Lac-Leamy, 3, Boulevard du Casino, Gatineau-Ottawa, Quebec, J8Y 6X4, Canada
WHEN: Monday, October 21, 10:00 AM – Wednesday, October 23, 1:00 PM
WHY: To gather researchers, clinicians, students, military, Veterans, public safety personnel, industry, philanthropy, and caring Canadians for a three-day conference where they can exchange valuable knowledge, optimize networking capacity, and build new collaborations focused on research initiatives that improve the health and well-being for those who serve, have served, and their families.
For more information on CIMVHR and Forum 2019, please visit www.cimvhr.ca. For the Forum 2019 program, please visit https://cimvhr-cloud.ca/forum/2019/forum-programme-2019.pdf
Lacey Cranston
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 44 Canadian universities and 13 Global Affiliates who work together in addressing the health research requirements of the Canadian military, Veterans and their families.