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Colonel Shayne Elder, Commander of Air Task Force – Iraq, places the General Service Medal on the chest of an Operation IMPACT Roto 1 member, during a parade in front of Camp Patrice Vincent, in Kuwait on December 12, 2015. Photo: OP IMPACT, DND KW02-2015-0399-013 ~ Le colonel Shayne Elder, commandant de la Force opérationnelle aérienne en Irak, épingle la Médaille du service général sur la poitrine d’un membre de la Roto 1 de l’opération IMPACT lors d’un défilé devant le Camp Patrice Vincent, au Koweït, le 12 décembre 2015. Photo : OP IMPACT, MDN KW02-2015-0399-013

Almost half of all military personnel in Canada have a history of child abuse exposure, UM study finds

January 27, 2016 — 
Study found that such exposure was associated with an increased risk of suicidal behaviour. The risk had a stronger effect on the general population than military personnel, and the effect of exposure to child abuse was stronger than the effect of actual deployment-related trauma.

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Professor appointed to the Order of Canada

November 18, 2015 — 
One of two Manitobans appointed

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CBC/Ottawa Citizen: Panel studying doctor-assisted dying gets new mandate, extended timeline

November 17, 2015 — 
U of M prof charts a new path

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Globe and Mail, HuffPO: UM prof leads federal panel on assisted suicide

July 21, 2015 — 
Harvey Max Chochinov chosen to lead

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CBC: Two prominent Manitoba doctors speak out against assisted suicide

April 21, 2015 — 
U of M professor Harvey Chochinov speaks about palliative care

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an illustartion of a heart monitor going to a flatline

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Comforting the dying in Canada

February 24, 2015 — 
The Supreme Court felt patients needed to be offered more choices. What options will dying patients in Canada actually have?

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Canada's parliament building

Canada.com: Parliament shootings: People are resilient to trauma, psychiatrist says

October 23, 2014 — 
'The majority of people, even in the context of severe trauma, are resilient and recover'

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Huff Post: What I’ve Learned After a Decade of Researching Suicide

September 10, 2014 — 
Prof writes reflective essay on his research

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Research and International

Almost one-third of Canadian adults have experienced child abuse

April 22, 2014 — 
Increased link to mental disorders, suicide

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Research and International

Globe and Mail: Why we need to have a conversation about death

April 22, 2014 — 
Distinguished prof. Harvey Max Chochinov wrote an op-ed

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