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The Government of Canada takes next steps on post-traumatic stress injuries action plan
Posted: 15 October 2018

Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, addressed attendees  and took part in a panel discussion at the annual Canadian ...

Military families’ health care delayed: study
Posted: 5 October 2018

By Luke Hendry | The Intelligencer Full article available here.

Medical aid in the deep freeze
Posted: 16 May 2018

By Sharon Adams | Legion Magazine Full article available here.

Clinician-researcher tapped to lead military, veteran health push
Posted: 10 May 2018

CIMVHR Fellow Dr. Don Richardson discusses his research interests. By: Adela Talbot | Western News Full article available here.

In Committee from the Senate of Canada - Cannabis Bill: Medical Marijuana for PTSD Treatment
Posted: 9 May 2018

CIMVHR Scientific Director Dr. David Pedlar and CIMVHR Fellow Dr. Don Richardson spoke before the Senate of Canada Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs' meeting discussing a ...



Our Mission

To enhance the lives of Canadian military personnel, Veterans and their families by harnessing the national capacity for research.

Keynote and Featured Speakers
In order of appearance

The Honourable Ralph Goodale

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Stéphane Lauzon

Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence

RAdm H.C. Edmundson, OMM, MSM, CD

Deputy Commander of Military Personnel Command and Assistant to the Chief Of Military Personnel

Dr. Benjamin T. Dunkley

Clinical Associate of MEG Research, Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children; Associate Scientist of Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute; Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto; Ad

Dr. James MacKillop

Peter Boris Chair in Addictions Research, Director of the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, Co-Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster

COL Andrew P. Cap, MD, PhD

Chairman, Coagulation & Blood Research, US Army Institute of Surgical Research; Hematology-Oncology Consultant to the US Army Surgeon General