Talent on a Global Scale

Ontario Continues Growing as a Global Leader in Cancer Research | September, 2015

An estimated 188,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer this year and as our population ages that number is expected to increase. Mount Sinai Hospital has attracted top international cancer researcher Dr. Daniel Schramek to fulfill the role of Kierans/Janigan Cancer Research Scientist at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, part of the Sinai Health System.... Read more >

The Gilgan Centre: A buzzing hive of collaborative research | May, 2015

After opening its doors in late 2013, the Gilgan Centre in downtown Toronto has drawn 11 new scientists and 800 new researchers and graduate students from more than 44 different countries, including Dr. Monica Justice, Senior Scientist and Head of the Genetics & Genome Biology program at SickKids. In September, 2013, SickKids Hospital opened its […]... Read more >

Oxford-Educated Scholar Drawn to Women’s College by Stellar Patient Care and “High‐Impact” Research | March, 2015

Calgary-born Dr. An‐Wen Chan left Canada for an Oxford PhD followed by a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. He was enticed back to Canada, specifically to Women’s College Hospital due to its combo of top-notch patient care and world-class research.... Read more >

Practice-Changing Burn Specialist Recruited to Drive Innovation and Improve Outcomes for Patients | February, 2015

Five years ago, Sunnybrook recruited Dr. Marc Jeschke, a burn specialist from Texas dedicated to improving the outcomes for severely injured trauma patients. He has further bolstered the hospital’s stellar reputation for burn treatment and introduced novel treatments including 3D skin printing.... Read more >

Rhodes Scholar and Advocate for the Elderly Recruited from Johns Hopkins | January, 2015

Mount Sinai and UHN recruited Dr. Samir Sinha in 2010 ‒ an expert from Johns Hopkins who quickly assumed a leadership role on elder care. Sinha is working to unlock the puzzle of sustainability by improving the care and quality of life for older patients while delivering health care savings.... Read more >

Researcher from Paris’ Brain and Spine Institute Won Over by “Optimized Environment” in Ontario | November, 2014

Recruited from France in 2011, Dr. Eve Attali was drawn to the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest and the groundbreaking work of Dr. Asaf Gilboa in the area of memory disorders. "The Rotman Research Institute is a leading institution in memory research and provides me with an optimized environment to conduct my research,” she says.... Read more >

Two CAHO Hospitals Secure Top Brazilian Academic Who Sees Hospital-Based Research as “True Priority in Ontario” | October, 2014

Hotel Dieu and KGH attracted leading respirologist, Dr. Alberto Neder, from his native Brazil in 2013. Kingston’s patient-centred research efforts provided the impetus: Recognizing that research is a top priority in Ontario, Neder wanted to be a part of this valued environment.... Read more >

Esteemed SickKids Recruit Raises the Global Profile of Child and Maternal Health | September, 2014

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, a renowned expert in maternal, newborn and child health, and a tireless scientist with a knack of translating research into action, was recruited by SickKids last year. Impressed with the caliber of this hospital’s researchers, he saw SickKids as an ideal base for his international efforts. ... Read more >

World-Class, Oxford- and Harvard-Trained Clinician Recruited to Thunder Bay | May, 2014

Rhodes Scholar Dr. Naana Jumah returns to her hometown to further her clinical research in OB/GYN and advance the leading-edge HIFU program at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.... Read more >

SickKids Recruits Leading Genetics Expert from Johns Hopkins | April, 2014

The Hospital for Sick Children hired a world-leading expert in genetics in 2012—Dr. Ronald Cohn—and in doing so, secured a prominent place in the history of genetic research and individualized medicine. ... Read more >
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