Archive for 11/2013

Our Annual Trip to the D.R. is a month away!

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By Lawrence Loh, MD, MPH —- While most places wind down in December (the old joke is that nothing ever happens in the United States between Thanksgiving and Christmas!), December is going to be a month of major transitions for The 53rd Week. Our McMaster Embedded Learning Experience students are coming home after their study abroad semester with us; theyve been now in La…

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The 53rd Week visits the 141st American Public Health Association Meeting - Boston, Mass.

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The 53rd Week was well represented at the recent 141st American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting in Boston. The heart of our research work was presented in two successful posters around our pilot project in La Romana, Dominican Republic, while our Director of Operations, Dr. Lawrence Loh, was honoured with the APHA’s Jay S. Drotman Memorial Award at a reception and ceremony that…

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