Dr. Adrienne Chan has made a difference to lives around the world. An infectious disease specialist, Chan treated some of Toronto’s first SARS patients when she was a third-year resident during the 2003 outbreak. Since then, she has established public health programs in southern Africa and helped get 13,000 patients in Malawi on antiretroviral therapy for HIV. In 2014, she worked with the World Health Organization to provide care to Ebola patients and survivors in Sierra Leone.
Jun 19 / 2018
Half of all adolescents in some low-income countries are stunted from malnutrition, estimates suggest. At the same time, school-age kids in many of these countries face a growing problem of excess body weight. How do the conditions that influence food choices in these countries affect the health of older children? We don’t know.
Jun 15 / 2018
Medical residents with an interest in communications can now take an elective honing their writing skills for U of T-linked website Healthy Debate.
Jun 15 / 2018
Three Faculty of Medicine researchers are among five U of T recipients of a 2018 New Ideas Award from Medicine by Design.
Jun 13 / 2018
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