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A MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND PUBLICATION
Volume 33 Number 10

January 11, 2001



Keough named chief scientist

Dr. Kevin KeoughDr. Kevin Keough

Dr. Kevin Keough, Memorial’s vice-president (research and international relations), has been named as Health Canada’s first chief scientist. The appointment was announced in Ottawa Jan. 4 by federal health minister Alan Rock.

As Health Canada’s inaugural chief scientist, Dr. Keough has a mandate to bring leadership, coherence and expertise to the overall strategic direction of Health Canada’s scientific responsibilities, activities and needs. He will be responsible for promoting a high quality of health research by fostering links among scientists within the federal department, across the country and around the world.

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