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Thank you for your support of the National AssessAbility Week
FESTIVAL OF HEALTH presented by the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta
Saturday, 3 June 2017 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (MDT)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), University of Alberta
11405 87 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9
We have planned an afternoon of exciting rapid-fire presentations, interactive booths, and an “ask the doctor” session.
The event will be capped off with a donor and alumni reception. I have made it a priority to reach out and thank all of our donors and alumni for their support.
Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017
Reception to start at 4pm (the Festival of Health runs from 1-4pm)
Reception Location: 3rd floor South Atrium ECHA
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA)
(the Festival of Health is located ECHA 2-490)
RSVP: You will automatically RSVP for the reception when you register for the Festival of Health by choosing either a donor or alumni ticket
I hope you will join us for this exciting event,
Richard N Fedorak, MD, FRCPC, FRCP (London), FRSC
Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta
FESTIVAL of HEALTH presented by the FACULTY OF MEDICINE & DENTISTRY
Saturday, June 3, 2017 1-5 p.m.
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton
TODAY’S MOST CRITICAL HEALTH TOPICS
delivered in rapid doses by U of A’s leading health experts, such as:
- Drop Dead Healthy: How to prevent a trip to the ER
- Spread the Word: New infectious diseases
- Childhood Obesity: From management to prevention
- Gut Health: Is poop the new scoop?
- Curing Cancer: In women and men
- and much more!
2-3 p.m. & 3:45-4:45 p.m.
interactive displays, such as:
- Virtual reality dentistry
- Type 2 diabetes risk assessment
- 3D imaging and diagnostics
- and much more!
ASK THE DOCTORS
- What have you always wanted to know but never dared to ask?
FREE PUBLIC EVENT – ALL ARE WELCOME!
Please RSVP to be entered into the draw!
For more event information, please visit: www.uab.ca/healthfest
2017 Centennial Flame Research Award
For immediate release
2017 CENTENNIAL FLAME RESEARCH AWARD
Ottawa, April 12, 2017
The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities is inviting Canadians with disabilities to apply for the 2017 Centennial Flame Research Award.
In accordance with the Centennial Flame Research Award Act, this annual monetary award is given to a person with a disability to enable him or her to conduct research and prepare a report on one or more Canadians with disabilities who have made a contribution to Canadian public life or to the activities of Parliament.
Funding for this award is collected from the Centennial Flame monument on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, and the monetary donations made to the Centennial Flame Research Award Fund. The total value of the award for 2017 is $5,500.
For your application to be considered, the following criteria must be met:
You must be a person with a disability;
You must submit a letter of presentation in which:
You describe who you are and identify your disability;
You describe your work experience and/or your community involvements;
You say why you deserve the award;
You elaborate further on your proposed subject and your research methodology;
You must submit a letter of support for your application from a person of your choice other than the subject of the research;
You must submit proof of Canadian citizenship;
All required documents must be sent to the Clerk of the Committee and must be postmarked on or before Friday, June 30, 2017.
Those interested in more information on this award may consult the Committee’s website or contact the Clerk of the Committee.
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For more information, please contact:
Julie Geoffrion, Clerk of the Committee