Kerrie Whitehurst

Kerrie Whitehurst is an Ottawa-based writer and editor with a passion for clear language. She is also a Senior living advisor with Ottawa-based not-for-profit Tea & Toast. Kerrie has worked with prominent Canadian health care organizations for more than 20 years, specializing in exploring complex issues, finding stories that resonate, and producing easy-to-read content for all audiences. In the past, she has also worked in strategic communications, media, publishing and marketing.

  • ‘It’s the small things that matter’: 5 ways physicians can care for caregivers

    ‘It’s the small things that matter’: 5 ways physicians can care for caregivers

    Like many other members of your health care team, caregivers are in distress. They’re struggling with loss, change, increase of responsibility and burnout. How can you care for them too?

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  • Translational medicine—the head and heart of the matter

    Translational medicine—the head and heart of the matter

    Translational medicine helped this resident fast track the creation of a brain cooling device. His goal? To reduce the chance of brain damage post-cardiac arrest from 38% to 3%.

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  • When worlds collide: A unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    When worlds collide: A unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    It’s not often we see these diverse skills lumped together in one place, especially within medical circles. However, when they all intersect, the results can be extraordinary.

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  • A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    Fueled by her professional and personal experiences, the MINT model of care is the brainchild of Kitchener-based Dr. Linda Lee―a family physician with more than 30 years in practice.

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