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Submitted by quentincollier on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:00am

Flags are at half mast at the University of Calgary in honour of Dr. Robert Lee:


Academic Position, Stroke Neurology

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences, in partnership with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI,, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, invites applications for a Contingent Term full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be a member of the Section of Neurology and will be based in the Stroke “NeuroTeam” of the HBI (

Please click here for details.

Section of Neurology: Full Time Hospital Neurologist

The Division of Neurology at the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services is inviting applications for a Hospital neurologist (Neuro-hospitalist). Qualifications include an MD, a specialist certificate in Neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. 

The candidate must be fellowship trained in an appropriate subspecialty or have at least one year of experience in clinical practice and training in Quality Improvement, Hospital Management, or a similar discipline. 

Please click here for details.

Section of Neurology: General Neurology Locums

The Division of Neurology is inviting applications for Neurologists with an interest in doing 9-12 month, outpatient or inpatient, full or part time, locums. We will also consider offering a part time locum with a part time preceptorship (in some subspecialties).

Qualifications include an MD and a specialist certificate in Neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.  We are not able to consider anyone for locums without these qualifications.

Please click here for details.

Professor explains unique Parkinson's therapy

Watch Translational Neurosciences' Professor Bin Hu on City TV's Breakfast Television talk about his amazing AmbuloSono therapy for Parkinson's patients.

Click here for link.

Volunteers needed for Parkinson's Disease study

Dr. Oury Monchi is seeking volunteers (with and without Parkinson's Disease) for a study. Click here to find out if you can help.

DCNS mourns co-founder Dr. Robert Lee

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences is very sorry to report that Dr. Robert Lee passed away last week, suddenly and from natural causes.

Dr. Lee, a neurologist and mentor to many in the department, founded DCNS 35 years ago with Dr. Frank LeBlanc.

Our condolences go out to Dr. Lee's family, especially his wife Pat.

A celebration of Dr. Lee's life will be held at a later date in the Kananaskis. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Nature Conservancy of Canada or the Laos Project at the University of Calgary.


Neuroimaging in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders Symposium

Join Course Co-Directors Oury Monchi, PhD and Antonio P. Strafella, MD, PhD on June 9-10 at HBI.

Click here for more information.

Check out the QuICR site!

QuICR is a province-wide stroke program that aims to improve stroke outcomes through rapid clinical and neuromuscular imaging evaluation combined with fast treatment. 

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Calgary clinician’s inspirational dedication to stroke research recognized

CTV News Calgary has featured neurologist Dr. Michael Hill as an Inspired Albertan and recognized his recent award by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. 

Click here to watch the video interview. (Flash required)