Operational research: bridging theory and practice

Published May 17, 2015 | No responses yet
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This is an excerpt from a longer Healthy Inference (Epidemiology student blog) to which I contributed, reflecting on a week-long Operational Research Methods course at McGill University. The importance and challenges of publication in operational research – Marzieh Ghiasi (Epidemiology) One of the interesting topics covered in the course was the important role that publication can play
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The Adventure of the Cure That Wasn’t

Published June 16, 2014 | No responses yet
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The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis (2014) Thomas Goetz 320 pages *Originally published in Speaking of Medicine (PLOS). Marzieh Ghiasi and Madhukar Pai from McGill University & McGill International TB Centre, Montreal, review “The Remedy” by Thomas Goetz No image is more iconic of the Victorian age than
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Physician at the Frontier: Development of Public Healthcare in Saskatchewan, Canada from 1915 to 1965

Published September 28, 2013 | No responses yet
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On July 1st, 1962 two-thirds of physicians in the Saskatchewan locked their practices, commencing a strike against the Province’s newly enacted Medical Care Insurance Act. The debate about whether public healthcare would meet the needs of populations extends back into the beginning of the last century. These protests culminated after five decades of changing medical
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