Volume 6, Issue 2

01/06/2006

When every second counts

Dr. Tarek RazekAs chief of one of only four tertiary trauma centres in Quebec, Dr. Tarek Razek is responsible for making sure that victims of the most devastating car crashes on the island of Montreal immediately receive top-notch care from a coordinated team of specialists.

I’ve got you under my skin

Dominic and Christine MuiaChristine Muia and her husband Dominic were devastated when they received the news that they had been dreading for years: after 30 years of suffering from kidney disease, Dominic was in dire need of a kidney transplant.

An extraordinary woman leaves an extraordinary legacy

Carole EpsteinCarole Epstein was a bold and independent woman who never shied away from a challenge. Though she lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2004, she continues to help fight this deadly disease through a generous posthumous donation to the Best Care for Life campaign.

Plasma display monitor

Equipping ExcellenceDuring Minimally Invasive Surgery, images of the interior of the body are transmitted to a special video monitor that the surgeon uses to make a diagnosis, visually identify internal features and perform surgery.

Brenda Milner

B. 1918

Brenda MilnerBrenda Milner’s groundbreaking work in both cognitive and clinical neuroscience has been recognized by an array of distinctions, including the prestigious Isaak Walton Killam Memorial Prize in 1983 from the Canada Council for the Arts.

New MUHC Continues to Take Shape

Happily Redeveloped PeopleThe MUHC’s redevelopment project reached a significant milestone when the Quebec government announced the financing model and organizational framework that will govern the Redevelopment Project of the MUHC.