How technology can make you healthier

Canadians are facing a health crisis. Cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes are all on the rise. So many of us just don’t move enough, in fact, data from Health Canada suggests that 80 per cent of the population is physically inactive. Physical inactivity is...

Give the gift of health: Life after loss

Dennis Carranza has faced more than his share of healthcare challenges. At 42 years old, he is rebuilding his life after undergoing a heart transplant earlier this summer.  The Montreal born son of physician parents was training for a half-marathon when he first...

The future of pharmacy: interdisciplinary and innovative

Innovative, dedicated, and patient-oriented: those are just some of the qualities used to describe renown pharmacists Franҫois Schubert and Marie Pineau. Marie was pharmacist-in-chief at the Montreal General Hospital – the first female in the history of the department...

Enchantée 2018

On October 18, 2018, over 200 guests attended the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation’s second annual Enchantée cocktail dinatoire, co-chaired by volunteers Cynthia Price Verreault, JoAnne Kelly Rudy, and Anna Capobianco-Skipworth. The event was held in...

Celebration of Life 20th anniversary

On October 12, 2018, over 350 guests attended the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation’s annual Celebration of Life dinner-dance. Chaired by Rosa Shields, an organ transplant recipient, and President of the MUHC Organ Transplant Patients’...