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Marie-Josée Rivard

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Marie-Josée Rivard

Marie-Josée Rivard has worked in the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre since 2000. As VP of the Société Québécoise de la Douleur and a public speaker, she works to raise awareness and correct myths about chronic pain among doctors, health professionals, and the general public. She lives in Montreal.

Denis Gingras

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014
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Denis Gingras

Denis Gingras has worked for years on the borderline between science and literature. For fifteen years he was a researcher specializing in oncology at Montreal’s Sainte-Justine Hospital. His book Foods that Fight Cancer has been translated into twenty-five languages.

Barbara Sandilands

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Barbara Sandilands

Barbara Sandilands is a translator, editor, and writing instructor. She is a graduate of Laval University in Quebec City and holds graduate degrees in Canadian Studies and Translation. Barbara was a foreign service officer for thirteen years, with postings in Brussels, Lisbon, and London. She has translated fifteen books from French to English, in subjects ranging from history, art, and politics to architecture, biography, and medicine.