Colon Cancer

Faculty bio:

Dr Thierry Alcindor is an Assistant Professor of Oncology and Medicine at McGill University, and a staff physician in the Division of Medical Oncology at the McGill University Health Centre. He obtained his Doctorate of Medicine in 1991 in Port-au-Prince (Haiti) at the Université d’État d’Haïti. After a residency in Internal Medicine at Yale University (New Haven, CT), he specialized in Hematology and Oncology at Tufts-New England Medical Center (Boston, MA). He also received complementary training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) and at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN). He is presently pursuing a Master’s degree in Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Oxford.

Since coming to McGill in 2004, Dr Alcindor has been focusing on cancers of the digestive tract and sarcomas. He is the Sarcoma Disease Site Chair and the GI Disease Site Co-Chair of the McGill Clinical Research Program in Oncology.

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Dr. François Fassier was born and raised in France. He completed his medical studies at Lyon and his residency in orthopedics at Grenoble and Paris. He was hired by McGill University and became head of orthopedics at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at McGill University, he became chief physician of the Shriners Hospital, Canada in 2001. Dr. Fassier has several points of interest in pediatric orthopedics: He introduced the Ilizarov method for lengthening bones in Canada and has developed a telescopic implant for children who have fragile bones. Dr. Fassier has also developed a special interest in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery.
Dr. Thierry Pauyo will also be joining the presentation. Dr. Pauyo graduated from Harvard medical school and spent a year in Haiti with partner-in-health. He is currently working at McGill as a PGy 3 for orthopedics.

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Dr. Brian Remillard is the Section Chief of Nephrology & Hypertension at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in New Hampshire. He has been extensively involved with educational initiatives in the HME Project, especially with the Wednesday Morning Lecture series. Dr. Sedlacek is a nephrologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He graduated from Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, did his residency at the Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Nephrology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. His specialties include acute renal failure, critical care nephrology, dialysis and hypertension.

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Dr. Roger Duvivier is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, as well as Clerkship Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health.  Dr. Duvivier is also the former vice-president of the Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad (AHME) and former Chairman of the Scientific Committees and Scientific Program of the Annual Congress of the AHME.  Dr. Duvivier has participated in medical missions to Haiti and Guatemala.

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Dr. David Morris is an Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University affiliated with both the Departments of Medicine and the Department of Gynecology. Dr. Morris is an endocrinologist with a special interest in Reproductive Endocrinology and the long-term clinical consequences of Insulin Resistance. Dr. Morris was trained in the UK and has practiced in Canada since1987. He is serving as the President of the Quebec Endocrine Association, worked in drug rehabilitation, and has worked in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake first with the Israeli Mission to Haiti and subsequently with the University of Miami mission in Port-au-Prince.

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Dr. David Dayan-Rosenman, native of France, had completed his medical degree in the US at Cornell University Medical College and thereafter persued a career in Internal Social Medicine and Primary Care at the Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY. He has been a relactant advocate for health as a human right and the practice of the highest standard medical care based on evidence based medicine. 

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Back Pain

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Dr. Marshall Fleurant is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. He received his Masters in Public Health from Harvard University School of Public Health and completed a General Medicine Fellowship focusing on health care quality. He is a clinician educator with a special interest in quality of outpatient care and disparities of care.

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l’Epaule

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Dr. Lucie Brazeau is a professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Sherbrooke Medical School in Quebec. Born in Sherbrooke, Dr. Brazeau received her medical diploma in 1973. In 1977, she received her certificate of specialization in radiology and became a fellow at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. After a sabbatical year at the New York University Medical Center in 1985-1986, she became a senior neuroradiologist at the American Society of Neuroriadiology. In 1993, she received her Master’s degree in ethical philosophy.

Dr. Brazeau is involved with numerous scientific and professional organizations in the fields of radiology, pedagogy and ethics, and her work has been published extensively in medical journals. She has been active in the effort to rebuild Haitian medical schools and serves as the Mission Chief for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Haiti.

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