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Dec

Dr. David Nicholas, co-lead of NeuroDevNet's Social Determinants of Health research program, has been recognized as a 2016 Peak Scholar by the University of Calgary (U of C).

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21
Nov

Kids Brain Health Board Member Dr. Margaret Clarke was recognized for her contributions to autism research as one of two recipients of McMaster University's Distinguished Alumni Award November 17th during a Health Sciences convocation ceremony held at the university.

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15
Nov

Disabilities are currently combined together with disease in practically every context: in everyday conversation, in the media, in the terminology used by health professionals, and in the way health care services are organized and delivered.

In a new paper published in Frontiers in Public Health’s Section on Child Health and Human Development, NeuroDevNet investigator Dr. Anton Miller and CanChild’s Dr. Peter Rosenbaum propose that this conflation is problematic, because it tends to undercut the broader range of health issues and needs faced by people with a chronic health condition that might be associated with ‘disability’.

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