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News Archives 2012

Sandra Seigel

Dr. Sandra Seigel wrote an article for The Hamilton Spectator's 'House Calls' column in December 2012. Read her article: 'Early Intervention will decrease baby's chance of acquiring HIV'. (Hamilton Spectator, December 6, 2012)

CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research

A Hamilton Spectator article highlighted the research and launch of a new digital tool kit for disabled youth in transition from pediatric to adult health care and community services. Read the article: 'Taking control and telling their own stories'. (Hamilton Spectator, December 6, 2012)

Peter Rosenbaum

Dr. Peter Rosenbaum was interviewed by the Globe & Mail regarding play-based approach to therapy and other recommendations for children with disabilities. Read the article: 'Mastering motor skills with a little mischief'. (Globe & Mail, October 25, 2012)

Melissa Parker

Dr. Melissa Parker was featured on CHCH Televison News regarding McMaster's participation in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's CPR awareness campaign, "CPR Makes Your Undead". Watch the interview. (CHCH Television, October 18, 2012)

Jonathan DellaVedova

Pediatrics Resident, Dr. Jonathan DellaVedova, was interviewed by CBC Hamilton regarding resident duty hours.Read the article: 'Why are some Hamilton residents working 24 hour hospital shifts". (CBC News, October 11, 2012)

David Callen

CTV News published the CP interview with Dr. David Callen regarding a patient with "Sleeping Beauty syndrome".Read the Article: 'Sleeping Beauty syndrome steals chunks of young people's lives, says teen'. (CTV News, October 10, 2012)

Katherine Morrison

Dr. Katherine Morrison was recently quoted in a Globe and Mail article about the public's inaccurate perception of what constitutes obesity. Read the Article: 'How fat has become the new normal'. (The Globe and Mail, September 30, 2012)

Sandy Raha, Katrin Sheinemann

McMaster Children and Youth University (McMaster CYU) founders, Dr. Raha and Dr. Sheinemann were featured in aHamilton Spectator article about the 2012-2013 program, ahead of the first lecture of the year. Read the Article:"Youth University figures nobody's too young to learn". (The Hamilton Spectator, August 25, 2012)

David Callen

Pediatric Neurologist, Dr. David Callen commented on a patient with Kleine-Levin syndrome (KLS) and the difficulty in diagnosing the syndrome. Read the Article: "Real Life Sleeping Beauty Seeks Cure". (The Hamilton Spectator, August 25, 2012)

Katherine Morrison

Dr. Katherine Morrison and the new Mac-Obesity Research Program were featured in a Metro News article discussing the prevalence of childhood obesity and related issues. Read the article: "Tackling childhood obesity". (Metroland News Service, August 22, 2012)

Lennox Huang

Local Niagara media covered a panel debate and pending recommendations regarding maternity care in the region, in which Pediatrics Chief/Chair, Dr. Lennox Huang and several associate faculty were key participants. Read the article: "No common ground in maternity care debate". (Niagara This Week, August 15, 2012)

Harriet MacMillan

Dr. Harriet MacMillan, professor in the departments of pediatrics, psychiatry and behavioural neurosciences, was widely quoted by several media outlets in Canada and the US (CBS News, CTV News) for her clinical report, "Psychological Maltreatment, published in Pediatrics in July, 2012.

Cynthia Cupido

Dr. Cynthia Cupido was quoted in The Hamilton Spectator article on the grand opening of the McMaster Children’s Hospital new PICU unit. Read the article: 'McMaster opens new pediatric intensive care unit'. (Hamilton Spectator, June 14, 2012)

Lennox Huang

Dr. Lennox Huang was quoted in The New Tecumseth Free Press about the partnership between McMaster’s Department of Pediatrics and The Sir Frederick Banting Legacy Foundation, in support of diabetes research. Read the article: 'Banting Foundation forges link with McMaster'. (New Tecumseth Free Press, June 7, 2012)

Stephanie Atkinson

Dr. Stephanie Atkinson was recognized in the the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes’ newsletter,INMD Connections, for her recent fellowship with the American Society for Nutrition. (INMD Connections, Vol. 12, No. 5 - May 2012)

Alvin Zupirsky

Dr. Alvin Zupirsky (left) was awarded the Order of Canada by Governor-General David Johnston on Friday, May 25, 2012. (Photo Credit: MCpl Dany Veillette, Rideau Hal, 2012 Office of the Secretary to the Governor General of Canada)
Zipursky and GG David Johnson Order of Canada 2012

Karen McAssey

Karen McAssey was interviewed by The Hamilton Spectator regarding her study that will integrate continous glucose monitors with insulin pumps to manage Type 1 diabetes in children. Read the article: 'Insulin pump therapy studied at Mac'. (Hamilton Spectator, May 18, 2012)

Sandy Raha

Sandy Raha was quoted in the National Post, 'article about obesity during pregnancy. Click here to read the full article, 'Obesity during pregnancy may deprive fetus of crucial oxygene: study'. (National Post, April 12, 2012)

Katrin Sheinemann

Katrin Sheinemann was quoted in a Hamilton Spector article regarding her involvement in an initiative to provide dialysis and train pediatricians in Guyana. The full article, 'Hamilton doctors saving lives in Guyana', is available here. (Hamilton Spectator, April 13, 2012)

Christina Grant

Christina Grant was quoted in a Hamilton Spectator article, 'Teen Drinking: Hamilton ER doc has seen it all'. Clickhere to read the full article. (Hamilton Spectator, March 6, 2012)

Herbert Brill

Herbert Brill was quoted in the Hamilton Spectator, 'Spring forward, lose some sleep', about the impact of daylight savings time on children's sleep.  Click here to read the full article. (Hamilton Spectator, March 10, 2012)

Peter Szatmari, Jan Willem Gorter, Gabriel Ronen and Ronit Mesterman

Peter Szatmari, Jan Willem Gorter, Gabriel Ronen and Ronit Mesterman were quoted in the Hamilton Spectator about three Ontario Brain Institute projects expected to make new discoveries in treating autism, epilepsy, and cerebral palsy.  Click here to read the full article, 'Ontario brains put their heads together'. (Hamilton Spectator, March 7, 2012)

Lennox Huang

Lennox Huang was involved in the new CLICK launch at McMaster Children's Hospital. Click here to view the articles from the Hamilton Spectator and CHCH News regarding the launch (''CLICK' the kid connection; Hospital launches computer program to ease patient stress'). (Hamilton Spectator, Feb. 24, 2012)

Sandra Seigel

Sandra Seigel was quoted in an article in the Globe and Mail regarding treatment of NAS in the NICU. Click the link to read the article: 'Treating the tiny victims of Canada's fastest-growing addiction'.(The Globe and Mail, January 6, 2012)

Peter Rosenbaum

Peter Rosenbaum was quoted in the National Post in the article "Defying gravity with a treadmill designed by NASA"(National Post,  Jan. 31, 2012)

Christoph Fusch

Christoph Fusch the Chair of McMaster's neonatology division was quoted in an article "The kindness of strangers" in the Hamilton Spectator about the importance of donating blood. (Hamilton Spectator, Dec 17, 2011)

Mark Tarnopolsky 

Mark Tarnopolsky was quoted in the CBC News on February 1, 2012 regarding how massage aids muscle healing.
How massage aids muscle healing (CBC News, Feb 1, 2012)


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