OTTAWA, Dec. 5 /CNW Telbec/ -
December 6th, 2007
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Welcome and presentation of public opinion poll "Canadians' views of
health research reporting in the media" by host Dr. Ronald Worton,
Chair of Research Canada
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Keynote speech by Dr. Jessie Gruman, President, Center for the
Advancement of Health, Washington, D.C.
10:00 a.m. - noon
Panel discussion moderated by Mr. André Picard, health reporter for
The Globe and Mail, to discuss challenges and opportunities inherent in
the media-science relationship and ways to better deliver critical health
research information to Canadians.
A question and answer period will follow, with an opportunity for webcast
viewers to participate live!
The panelists are:
Dr. Marla Shapiro, Medical Contributor for CTV's Canada AM
Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director, McGill University's Office for Science and
Dr. Chad Gaffield, President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research
Ms. Sally Brown, CEO, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Register and participate in the webcast at
For further information:
For further information: www.rc-rc.ca/en, (613) 224-8482,