Chair - Brian Matthews. PM Meeting
Sep 10, 2018 5:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Doug McMillan. Helping Babies Survive
Chair - Brian Matthews. PM Meeting

Dr. Doug McMillan is Interim Division Head Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Professor at the Dalhousie University Department of Pediatrics and the IWK Health Science Centre.

Dr. McMillan has a BSc an MD (University of Alberta) did his Pediatric residency  at the Foothills Provincial General Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary and a Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease and Neonatology at the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California Medical Center.

Initially at the University of Calgary (currently professor emeritus), Dr. McMillan was Chief of the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (1980-1995). In 2004, he moved to Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre (Division Head, 2004-2009) where he currently holds a university post-retirement position and is currently Interim Division Head.

Dr. McMillan’s research during his career includes studies in basic sciences, clinical trials, ethics, epidemiology and education. He has been actively involved in education of various health care professionals, including being the director of the Fellowship Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine both in Calgary and Halifax. Most of his current research focuses on newborn care programs in the developing world which will be the topic of his presentation to our club.

Doug is a Rotarian and past president of the Rotary Club of Halifax.