The Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynecology held its 12th Annual Resident Research Day on May 12. The following residents received awards for their presentations. First place went to Patti Power, Beth Barbrick, and Tim Strand for their presentation, Hysterectomy in Newfoundland: Who, Why, How And Why Not! Second place went to Sarah Healey for her presentation on a Randomized Controlled Trial of Oral Misoprostol for Cervical Priming before Hysteroscopy. Third place went to Blair Butler for his presentation on Induction of Labour with Misoprostol in Women at Term with an Unfavourable Cervix: A Randomized Comparison of Oral and Vaginal Administration. Honourable mention went to Patti Power for her presentation titled Randomized Trial of Return to Normal Voiding after Bladder Repair with General versus Epidural Anesthesia.
Dr. Fereidoon Shahidi, University Research Professor, Department
of Biochemistry, hasbeen appointed to the task force of the Council
for Agricultural Science and Technology
Dr. Robert Sexty, Business Administration, is one of 20 invited participants to a forum on corporate citizenship sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy and York University. The participants, academics, NGO representatives and corporate executives were selected for their involvement in business ethics, social responsibility, and business and society. The forum, titled Engaging Tomorrows Business Leaders in Unlocking the Business Value of Corporate Citizenship, will explore approaches to integrate corporate citizenship topics into graduate management programs.