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Dr. Sarita Verma starts as new Dean of NOSM

Today the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) officially welcomes incoming Dean, President and CEO, Dr. Sarita Verma. July 1 marks the start date of Dr. Verma’s five-year term, succeeding Dr. Roger Strasser, Founding Dean and CEO of NOSM. As first female Dean of the School, and only the second Dean in NOSM’s history, Dr. Verma says her first priority is to engage with the more than 90 communities that make up NOSM’s wider campus of Northern Ontario. “My first order of business as Dean is to get to know the communities of the North; to learn what I can about them and their needs. It’s important to me that I hear fr...

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NOSM’s Medical Physics Residency Program Achieves Full Accreditation

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce that the recently established Medical Physics Residency Education Program (MPREP) has, for the first time, received full accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP) through to December 31, 2021. Medical physicists are health-care professionals with specialized training in the medical applications of physics. Their work involves the use of x-rays, ultrasound, magnetic and electric fields, infrared and ultraviolet light, heat and lasers in diagnosis and therapy. Most medical physicists work in cancer treatment ...

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NOSM Honours Exceptional Faculty

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has recognized two exceptional faculty members at this year’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) convocation ceremonies at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay on May 31 and at Laurentian University in Sudbury on June 4, 2019. The NOSM Joint and Stipendiary Faculty (JSF) Promotions Committee recommended the title of Associate Professor Honorarius be bestowed upon Dr. Diarmuid (Dermot) McLoughlin of Sioux Lookout and the title of Professor Honorarius be bestowed upon Dr. Hermann Falter of Sudbury. On Friday, May 31 at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Mr. John McLoughlin accepted the award on be...

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