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Notable Media Attention on Recent Publications and Studies

  • Dr. Aisha Lofters’ publication entitledLow Rates of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Urban Immigrants: A Population-Based Study in Ontario, Canada” published this July in Medical Care has received some great press recently. Visit the links below to hear and read what Dr. Lofters has to say about the study.    

Publication: Lofters AK, Moineddin R, Hwang SW, Glazier RH. Low rates of cervical cancer screening among urban immigrants: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada. Medical Care 2010 Jul;48(7):611-8

  • Dr. Steven Marc Friedman, Co-investigator on a multi-centered, Heart&Stroke funded study regarding cycling injuries, presented preliminary findings at the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal, Quebec this May and also sparked a number of media hits.

For more information on the study please click here.
Presentation: Steven Marc Friedman* J.R. Brubacher, D. Chisholm, G.S. Hunte, T. Frendo, M. Winters, S. Babul, M.L. Chipman, P.A. Cripton, M.D. Cusimano, M.A. Harris, C.C.O. Reynolds, K. Teschke. Circumstances of Injuries to Cyclists Resulting in Emergency Department Visits in Toronto and Vancouver. Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP),

  • Dr. Lynn Wilson, Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine, recently chaired one of four working groups created for the the College of Physicians and Surgeons report: Avoiding Abuse, Achieving a Balance: Tackling the Opioid Public Health Crisis. The report contains 31 recommendations directed to government, regulatory authorities, academic institutions and community organizations, which aim to address concerns in Ontario communities related to opioid prescribing, dispensing and misuse. Dr. Wilson’s working group was responsible for the chapter entitles "Ensuring Access to Health Resources: Coordinated, Interprofessional, Integrated". Since its release on September 8th, it has been receiving considerable media attention. Use the links below to see what is being said about the report.

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