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2016 News Archive

January

Qatar comes alive once again with The Color Run [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q research into obesity reveals new process for how fat cells increase in number [English  pop up ]
The role of sleep in human health [English  pop up ]
Students’ discovery could affect diabetes drug prescriptions [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q research named as one of the most significant studies of 2015 [English  pop up ]

February

WCM-Q welcomes prospective students and their parents to annual outreach fair [English  pop up ]
Students present research projects at annual poster session [English  pop up ]
Expert explains ‘miracle’ of organ transplants at WCM-Q Grand Rounds [English  pop up ]
Attracting Local Students To Medicine [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q welcomes next generation of Qatari scientists [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q Grand Rounds explores the healing power of the arts [English  pop up ]
Poster competition inspires hundreds of children to live healthy lives [English  pop up ]

March

First aid training for college staff [English  pop up ]
Research Retreat looks forward to bright future in R&D [English  pop up ]
Law and medicine in Qatar [English  pop up ]
Cell biology experts meet to discuss latest research [English  pop up ]
Trainee physicians impress visiting doctors [English  pop up ]
Teaching the young about road safety [English  pop up ]
Back to basics with Yalla Natural at QIFF [English  pop up ]
Match Day success for WCM-Q’s future doctors [English  pop up ]

April

Ministry of Public Health Signs Memorandum of Understanding with WCM-Q and Al Meera to Promote Healthy Eating Habits [English  pop up ]
VCU Qatar and WCM-Q students launch ‘Art and Medicine’ exhibition [English  pop up ]
HBKU Takreem Awards recognize student efforts [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q’s Grand Rounds hears about quality and catheterization [English  pop up ]
Foundation students get hands-on research experience [English  pop up ]
Poster competition inspires hundreds of children to live healthy lives [English  pop up ]

May

Children learn to love eating healthily thanks to Your Health First [English  pop up ]
Bridging the Gap celebrates training 37 new medical interpreters [English  pop up ]
Awards acknowledge outstanding teaching [English  pop up ]
Graduation ceremony honors Class of 2016 [English  pop up ]
Headaches and how to prevent them [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q shares expert advice on university assessment methods [English  pop up ]
Fostering a culture of lab safety [English  pop up ]
Attracting Qatari students to medicine [English  pop up ]
Qatari students win Doctor of the Future Scholarships to visit Cornell [English  pop up ]

June

Shopping for healthy food with Sahtak Awalan [English  pop up ]
Plaudits for inaugural WCM-Q nutrition course [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q shows its appreciation for contracted staff [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q symposium shares strategies for helping struggling learners [English  pop up ]
IDEA conference at WCM-Q takes diabetes advice international [English  pop up ]
Studying the health benefits of dates [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q brings latest rheumatoid arthritis guidelines to MENA region [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q event supports Qatar’s growing biomedical R&D industry [English  pop up ]
Mapping the Qatari genome heralds new era of precision medicine [English  pop up ]
Cornell Stars help students develop skills [English  pop up ]

July

Advances in stroke care discussed at WCM-Q Grand Rounds [English  pop up ]

August

High school students experience life at WCM-Q [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q helps train future Qatari researchers [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q alumnus scoops Intern of the Year award [English  pop up ]
QIIC initiative promotes intercultural communication in Education City [English  pop up ]
Researchers investigate shisha cancer risk [English  pop up ]
Joint research study by WCM-Q and HMC looks at using saliva to test for diabetes [English  pop up ]
New med students inspired by work of Qatar Cancer Society [English  pop up ]

September

Cornell Stars help students develop skills [English  pop up ]
Joint research study by WCM-Q and HMC looks at using saliva to test for diabetes [English  pop up ]
New med students inspired by work of Qatar Cancer Society [English  pop up ]
New trainee doctors don white coats for first time [English  pop up ]
Sahtak Awalan offers health advice to students and their parents [English  pop up ]
Exciting summer of science for Qatari high school students [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q psychologist discusses empowering concept of mindfulness [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q pays tribute to the wisdom and generosity of local doctors [English  pop up ]

October

WCM-Q seminar explores mental healthcare, the law, and patients’ rights [English  pop up ]
Returning alumnus discusses advances in cancer care at Grand Rounds [English  pop up ]
Researcher has new MS test in his sights [English  pop up ]
Her Highness celebrates five years of Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First [English  pop up ]

November

Latest autism research discussed at WCM-Q Grand Rounds [English  pop up ]
Dentists can help catch undiagnosed diabetes, WCM-Q seminar hears [English  pop up ]
The role buildings play in promoting – or damaging – health [English  pop up ]
Medical triplets become the latest siblings to study medicine at WCM-Q [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q’s Your Health First campaign wins Qatar Sustainability Award [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q seminar explores ethical and legal dilemmas in medicine [English  pop up ]
Researcher discusses health risks of e-cigarettes and shisha [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q’s Your Health First campaign and Qatar Green Building Council sign MoU [English  pop up ]
Research brings sharper focus to metabolic syndrome in Qatar [English  pop up ]

December

Qatari high schoolers complete WCM-Q summer scholarships in US [English  pop up ]
Student debate team raises funds for Syrian refugees [English  pop up ]
Improving patient care discussed at Grand Rounds [English  pop up ]
Yalla Natural celebrates Qatar National Day [English  pop up ]
WCM-Q symposium teaches assessment skills to boost learning outcomes [English  pop up ]