BDWK Season Three Launch! Ep. 1: DJ Cook & Tandy Thomas

DJ Cook Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Neurosurgeon, Kingston Health Sciences CentreNetwork Connectivity: Rewiring Lost Brain FunctionsHost: Barry Kaplan Synopsis: Dr. DJ Cook is a Neurosurgeon at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Queen’s University. In 2018, he was named Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 and recognized for his work in developing minimally invasive surgical procedures for complex brain disorders and for his innovative research focusing on therapy and treatments to enhance recovery for patients who have suffered a stroke. His Translational Stroke Research Lab has received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. In his spare time, he runs Otter Creek Farms where he incorporates a scientific approach to raising Japanese wagyu cattle.  In this episode, Dr. Cook discusses what happens to the brain after a stroke and the treatments and strategies for recovery. He also describes the interdisciplinary components of this field of research and how his lab focuses on the brain’s response to injury and the changes in its process of recovery through such methods as multimodal MRI. Dr. Cook also discusses his work with elite athletes as his research helps them overcome neurological shortcomings through training of the Continue Reading

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A Very Recent Book Launch and a Summer Reading!

This episode aired Friday, September 27th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from Kate Armstrong’s launch of her book ‘The Stone Frigate: The Royal Military’s First Female Cadet Speaks Out’ at Novel Idea bookstore on September 12th, you’ll hear her discussion and reading from it. In the second hour, from a July 21st reading in the Book Shop in Tamworth seasonal series, you’ll hear readings by Erika Behrisch Elce with her recent book ‘Lady Franklin of Russell Square’, and me with mine, ‘an evening absence still waiting for moon’.A short addendum not usually included but perhaps in this case timely:Kate will be back in Kingston offering a talk at RMC from 7-9pm on October 9th, ‘The 2019 RMC Young Memorial Lecture’, in Currie Hall there and it is open to the public. Erika will be featured at the Kingston WritersFest this Sunday in the Bellevue Ballroom (Waterfront Holiday Inn) from 2-3pm in Event # 46 ‘Lady Franklin Writes: Where Historians Dare Not Go’.   

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Linda Mussell, The Conversation & The Ethics of Prison Space as Entertainment

Linda Mussell, Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholar in Political Studies at Queen’s University joins us in this episode. She talks about her research in justice and corrections policy and the recent article she published in The Conversation, an article that launched a massive conversation on the ethics of using prisons as sites of entertainment including a recent benefit concert at Kingston Penitentiary.

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Derya Gungor, PhD in Sociology supervised by Dr Annette Burfoot.

Topic: The feminist IMPLICATIONS OF maternal and infant health promotion in turkey through the current FAMILY medicine model’s pregnancy-monitoring mandate. Overview: In my PhD research, I examined the implications of a Turkish health policy that has a national level mandate to register pregnant women from a feminist perspective. The documented objective of this program and its pregnancy-monitoring mandate is to improve the maternal and infant health rates of the country by providing prenatal medical care and pregnancy-related health-promotion education to all pregnant women.

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Readings from Another Eclectic ‘And the Journey Continues’

Original Broadcast- Friday, September 20th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the August 6 reading in the monthly ‘and the journey continues’ monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Dave Pratt, Sarah Emtage, Anne Graham, Bethmarie Michalska, Cory Tokay, Roger Dorey, Elaine Panneton, Paul Chaput, Devin G.A., LJ Weisberg, Ken Chin, Tia Lunn, Jennie Marshall, Karen Rudie, Joshua Schyff, Chris Kearney, Eric Folsom, and me.  In the second hour from the same August reading in that series, you’ll hear readings by Madelyn Iler, John Rose, Kinman, Sarah Emtage, Sasha Hill, Anne Graham, Bethmarie Michalska, Cory Tokay, Elaine Panneton, Devin G.A., LJ Weisberg, Ken Chin, Tia Lunn, Joshua Schyff, Chris Kearney, Eric Folsom, and me. 

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Ep. 13: SAKR

“Time of Your Life Sept. 25 The Seniors Association The latest episode of The Time of Your Life takes a look at the future of the Seniors Association Kingston Region and this year’s fundraising campaign. Guests : Don Amos, Exec.Director SAKR Alexis Dishaw , Director

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One-Hit Wonders
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Lee Michaels or Mich-can’t?

Will Lee Michaels follow up “Do You Know What I Mean”? Find out next on One-Hit Wonders: The Follow-Ups! CAN I GET A WITNESS, LEE MICHEALS AFRICAN SYMPHONY, VAN MCCOY AND THE SOUL CITY SYMPHONY LONELY TRAMP CLEARANCE FROGMAN HENRY AMEN BROTHER, THE WINSTON SEVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD THE TREMELOES TOO HOT FOR LOVE THP ORCHESTRA COMING BACK FOR LOVE, WILLIAM BELL

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Ashley Williams, PhD student in Rehabilitation Science supervised by Drs Catherine Donnelly and Heidi Cramm .

Topic: Access to primary health care during the military to civilian transition. Overview: My research is focused on how do Canadian Veterans experience the transition from the Canadian Forces Health Services to provincial primary care during military to civilian transition and how do provincial interdisciplinary primary care teams provide service to Veterans.

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