Doctor On Call

Claudio N. Soares, MD, PhD, FRCPC, MBA - Clinical Depression bh - Depression is not being sad at difficult times. It is a clinical condition that manifests itself in different ways.  Read More »
Lori Berard, RN, CDE – Diabetes bh - “Access to technology has been demonstrated to improve diabetes management and thereby improve employee health and productivity.”  Read More »
Dr. Melanie Ursell, Multiple Sclerosis - Dr. Melanie Ursell, Consulting Neurologist, South Muskoka Medical Centre, Bracebridge, Ontario; Assistant Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Read More »
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) - Dr. Pandey is a Cardiologist and Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Department of Medicine at McMaster University. He is staff cardiologist at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge and St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario. Read More »
Type 2 Diabetes - Dr Alain Sotto is an occupational physician who focuses on the prevention and management of illness, injury or disability that is related to the workplace. He currently has a particular focus on type 2 diabetes and is a member of the Advisory Council to AstraZeneca’s new workplace health management approach and research initiative, motivaction™. Read More »
Dr. Peter Anglin, Doctor on Call...Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Dr. Anglin discusses Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), it's effects, treatments and it's impact on patients still in the workforce. Read More »
Dr. James Gregor, Doctor on Call...Ulcerative Colitis - Ulcerative Colitis: “Evidence suggests that when patients experience psychological stress, their disease worsens. Patients need understanding and support at work.”  Read More »
Doctor on Call : Psoriasis - In addition to teaching at McMaster University, Dr. Ron Vender is a dermatologist who currently practices in Hamilton, Ontario, and is the founder and director of Dermatrials Research Inc. He has participated as principal investigator in over 80 clinical trials. He was also Head of the Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, as well as an active staff and dermatology consultant. He is one of eight Canadians elected to the International Psoriasis Council, and a member of the Canadian Professors of Dermatology and the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.  Read More »
Adult ADHD in the Workplace - Adult ADHD is often unrecognized or underestimated as a workplace issue, even though approximately 4% of Canadians between 20 and 59 years of age have ADHD. Read More »
Interview with Lawrence Martin M.D. - Dr. Lawrence Martin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University. Dr. Martin has held a variety of clinical administrative roles including Assistant Chief of Psychiatry at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario, where he is currently Clinical Director of St Joseph’s Regional Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program. Read More »