Monday, October 27, 2008

Elaine Jolly

Gynecologist, recognized Canadian authority in women's health issues

Dedicated advocate of women's health.

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa.

Developed the first Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Treatment Program in Ottawa.

Developed the first clinical service in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

Introduced Contraception and Family Planning Services at the Ottawa General Hospital.

Developed the first Mature Women's Health Initiative in Ontario in 1986 and made available essential comprehensive services to menopausal women.

Invested as an Officer in the Order of Canada in recognition of her achievements in women's health in 1999.

Founded the Ottawa Women's Health Council in 2001.

First Medical Director of the Shirley E. Greenberg Women's Health Centre of the Ottawa Hospital.

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