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Summer, sunshine, and adventure awaits

Summer is finally here! So, too, is the sunshine. It has really heated up in Northern Ontario over the past few weeks. After a winter of snow (way too much in Thunder Bay), sleet, the Omicron variant, boosters and tragedies, I am ready for summer and everything that it means to me. Sunshine on my shoulder, muggy air, rai...

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NOSM University researcher receives grant from Canadian Space Agency to study the effects of space on the human body

Dr. David MacLean, NOSM University Professor, received $150,000 over two years from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to study the effects of space flight on the human body and gain insights into counteracting associated health risks. The project, titled Investigating the role of a multi-targeted dietary supplement on atte...

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Wikwemikong Tribal Police partners with NOSM University researchers on trauma-informed policing curriculum and training

Wikwemikong Tribal Police and NOSM University researchers are working together to develop a culturally-based, trauma-informed policing approach for Indigenous police services. This project has received $1,120,500 in funding from the Province of Ontario’s community safety and policing grant. This initiative ...

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Dr. Travis Marion named NOSM University’s new Program Director of Orthopedic Surgery

NOSM University announces Dr. Travis Marion as the incoming Program Director of the Orthopedic Surgery residency program, effective July 1, 2022.  Dr. Marion will be working in an associate capacity during the month of August and will take on the full Program Director leadership role on September 1, 2022. Dr. Marion is ...

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NOSM University welcomes two new Section Chairs

Dr. Frank Potestio and Ms. Sheila Renton are NOSM University’s newest Section Chairs, beginning July 1, 2022. Dr. Potestio, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist and NOSM University Associate Professor is the University’s new Section Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Potestio has more than 20 years of experience provi...

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NOSM University alumna, Dr. Mélanie Patrie, named new Francophone Education Lead

NOSM University announces Dr. Mélanie Patrie as the incoming Francophone Education Lead for residency programs, effective June 20, 2022. Dr. Patrie is a passionate Francophone who completed her MD and residency at NOSM. As a medical student, she was a member of the Francophone Reference Group as a student representative a...

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NOSM University respectfully acknowledges that the entirety of the University’s wider campus of Northern Ontario is on the homelands of First Nations and Métis Peoples. The university buildings are located on the territory of Fort William First Nation in Thunder Bay and the Anishinabek Nation, specifically Atikameksheng and Wahnapitae First Nations, in Sudbury.

NOSM University is a proud recipient of the 2019 Charles Boelen International Social Accountability Award, presented by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada. In 2013, NOSM University received the prestigious ASPIRE award, which recognizes international excellence in social accountability and medical education.

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