Mary Broderick from Baie Verte was elected vice-chair of the Board of Regents at the March 22 meeting.
Dr. Ann Colbourne, Faculty of Medicine, was recently appointed as a specialist expert member to the newly established Canadian Optimal Medication and Utilization Service expert review committee of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). This expert advisory body, through CADTH, makes recommendations related to the identification, evaluation, and promotion of optimal drug prescribing and use in Canada. The approach is evidence-based and the advice will reflect current medical and scientific knowledge, as well as clinical practice in the Canadian health care system.
Dr. Paul Sachdev, professor emeritus in Social Work, was appointed by the Governing Council of Memorial’s Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education as a Scholar of the centre. The appointment is for a two-year renewable term.