"It made sense for us to use this technology because we are already in the air guiding bombers and monitoring the forest, and we have extensive knowledge of the region's lakes," said Greg Ross, chair of environmental and health surveillance at Discovery Air, a professor at NOSM
, and an environmental researcher.
is designed to promote respect and understanding for Aboriginal culture, and having Aboriginal people who are very involved in both the governance of the school and the development of the curriculum, "is an important aspect," said Lappala.
"With the camera technology, we can take pictures, and we think we can discern whether we're looking at a green al.-gal bloom, which is totally normal--they don't produce toxins--versus blue-green algae, or a cyanobacteria bloom, which could potentially have some serious health effects," said NOSM
researcher Joe Eibl.
Job creation is also a factor, with NOSM
funding over 230 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions, with an anticipated 420 to 510 FTE positions supported in the North through the school's economic effects.
Greg Ross, NOSM
's associate dean of research, who wants to expand the library's contents with more field resources on a region-wide scale.
is interested in using plants in the boreal forest for medicinal and nutraceutical (natural health products) uses.
Wright says a key challenge has been establishing a one-for-all belief system amongst her team, that NOSM
was for all of Northern Ontario, not just split between two cities.
Greg Ross, NOSM
's associate dean of research, says the Dec, 4 announcement to commit to placing dedicated research staff in the Sault now moves the project past the discussion stage into a more formalized process.
Innovation in medical education made a giant leap forward as the (NOSM
) Northern Ontario School of Medicine and Pfizer Canada launched its first two-minute teaching resource video at the Sudbury campus in late May.
The Northern School of Medicine (NOSM
) and the Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC) want to serve up their own brand of value-added forestry.
According to Cieslowski, SRH is not the size of hospital Philips would typically form a corporate alliance with, but it had several things going for it, not the least of which is the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM
Clement was on the campus of Laurentian University March 31 to cut the ribbon on the $6-million-plus state-of-the-art research lab on the third floor of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM