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Welcome from Dr. Paul O'Byrne, Dean and Vice-President

Here we are advancing human and societal health and well-being as we train health care teams including physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, physician assistants, midwives and researchers to work together to provide the best patient care.

Our pioneering education advances and our excellence in world-class research has consistently placed McMaster among the top 50 universities in the world for health and medicine.

The Faculty’s programs cover a full range of health care, including schools of medicine, nursing and rehabilitation science, as well as programs for midwifery and physician assistant and a Bachelor of Health Sciences program. Beyond graduate studies within the Faculty, we have joint graduate programs including e-health, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, health management and health policy with Faculties across the university. Departments of biochemistry and biomedical sciences and clinical epidemiology and biostatistics also support important education programs and research, including research institutes.

Working in collaboration with McMaster University's Forward with Integrity strategy, the Faculty Executive Council of the Faculty of Health Sciences has set its stratigic plan to reflect its priorities and goals.

  • “Together, Advancing Health Through Learning and Discovery”


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