Faculty of Medicine learners recognized with top convocation awards

Three learners in the Faculty of Medicine picked up a little something extra when they crossed the stage during convocation ceremonies last week.

Drs. Christie Costello, Lisa Fang and Alison Haynes are being recognized for their leadership and academic excellence with three of the university’s highest convocation honours.

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MD spring graduate inspired by physician parents to help others

Memorial University spring graduate Dr. Adil Al-Mehiawi was inspired to help people from an early age.

Originally from Iraq, his family moved to Libya in 1998 shortly after his birth to escape war. In 2010 they moved to Ontario, but returned the following year at the start of the Libyan civil war and revolution.

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Spring graduate grateful for opportunities, support system at Memorial

Coming to Memorial was a leap of faith for Ellis Lakhani.

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in public health in South Africa in 2019, she was preparing to move to Canada for her master’s degree when the pandemic put an end to those plans.

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Meet some of N.L.'s primary care providers and patients

A photojournalism project created by two Corner Brook doctors is highlighting the positive impacts of primary care.

Inspired by Humans of New York, Drs. Alicia Roy and Kristen Peckford interviewed patients, physicians and administrative staff across Newfoundland and Labrador, all of whom shared their life-changing experiences with the discipline.

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Public-scientist partnership taking precise aim at cancer in Atlantic Canada

Dr. Sevtap Savas, lead of the Patient Advisory Committee and a professor in the Division of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, and Aaron Curtis, co-ordinator of the Patient Advisory Committee of the Atlantic Cancer Consortium, have written an article about their new public-scientist partnership.

Their team is supporting cancer research and public engagement with the Patient Advisory Committee of the Atlantic Cancer Consortium.

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