Research Canada: An Alliance for Health Discovery and Pfizer Canada Inc. invite you to participate in a live webcast of the upcoming Media Science Forum "Communicating Health Research in an Era of Headline News"

    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

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