Media Advisory: The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the University of Montreal, and the Fondation Dr. Julien announce the creation of two chairs in social pediatrics

MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2015  /CNW Telbec/ - The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the University of Montreal, and the Fondation Dr. Julien announce the creation of two chairs in social pediatrics:  the Nicolas Steinmetz — Gilles Julien Chair in Social Pediatrics in the Community and the Dr. Julien/Fondation Marcelle et Jean Coutu Chair in Social Pediatrics in the Community of the University of Montreal.

The announcement, to be made in the Atrium of the new Montreal Children's Hospital on the Glen site, will take place in the presence of:

Dr. Gilles Julien, Founder and President, the Dr. Julien Foundation;
Rosalie Julien, Actor and daughter of Dr. Julien;
Dr. Nicolas Steinmetz, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, and former executive director, Montreal Children's Hospital;
Dr. Hélène Boisjoly, Dean of Medicine, Université de Montréal; 
Dr. David Eidelman, Dean of Medicine and Vice-Principal, Health Affairs, McGill University;
Dr Jean-Yves Frappier – Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal;
Dr Michael Shevell – Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, and Pediatrician-in-Chief, Montreal Children's Hospital;
Ms. Marie-Josée Coutu, President, Fondation Marcelle et Jean Coutu;
Mr. L. Jacques Ménard, Chairman of BMO Nesbitt Burns and President of BMO Financial Group, Quebec.
Mr. J. Sebastian van Berkom, President and CEO, Van Berkom and Associates Inc.

 

WHAT:

Announcement of two chairs in social pediatrics

WHEN:

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:

The Montreal Children's Hospital's Atrium


1001 Décarie Blvd., Montréal, QC (Vendôme Metro)

 

SOURCE The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation

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For further information: Séverine Defouni, Assistant Director, Communications, Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, sdef@MCHF.com, 514-934-4846


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