Timothy Caulfield, Canadian Cochrane Centre Advisory Board Member and Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, recently spoke to the Edmonton Journal about the double mastectomy Angelina Jolie underwent and points out that many news report left out the crucial detail that the gene mutation that led to her decision to undergo surgery is relatively rare.
The Canadian Cochrane Centre (CCC) welcomes Adele Pontone, Assistant Education Coordinator at the CCC, as a part-time replacement for Erin Ueffing while Erin is on maternity leave (we look forward to congratulating Erin and Sandy soon!).
Dr Peter Tugwell was one of 25 appointments to the rank of Officer of the Order of Canada, the second-highest ranking conferred by Canada. The Officer appointment “recognizes a lifetime of achievement and merit of a high degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large.”