April 2021 North America Analysis

In the Spring edition of North America Analysis, we hear from Robert Lembo, from the National Institutes of Health, who turns the spotlight on training physician scientists and clinician investigators through the process of graduate medical education in the United States, and more

We are delighted to welcome another part of the National Institutes of Health here, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, who drive the epilepsy field ahead with new research benchmarks, Vicky Whittemore, PhD, Program Director explains.

I must also commend to you the excellent article by Dr Arthur Lupia & Jason Stoughton from the U.S. National Science Foundation. From public health and job creation to environmental sustainability and safer communities, the social and behavioural sciences empower people everywhere to find solutions, they both argue.

Perhaps you would like to read the piece by the WILD Foundation’s President, Vance Martin and Vice President of Policy and Communications, Amy Lewis, who together, highlight the important and often forgotten role of storytelling and community organising to encourage conservation.

Or you can read insight from an expert in the field, David Green, Executive Director at U.S. Sustainability Alliance and a commentator and advisor on food and agriculture for GreenOrange, who argues that gene-edited crops are not GMOs 2.0.

In our Canada focus, we hear from Dr Siân Bevan, Chief Science Officer of the Arthritis Society, who describes how arthritis impacts six million Canadians and counting. And Rachel Cheng, Communications Manager & Gisèle Yasmeen, Executive Director for Food Secure Canada, both argue that post-COVID, a zero hunger Canada is within reach.

I hope that you gain tremendous satisfaction from reading the pieces included in this absorbing edition of North America Analysis. I would be delighted if you can join us for future editions as our insights into this region continue.


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