• McMaster researchers’ act of kindness comes full circle

    April 7, 2020

    Infectious disease researcher Yingfu Li and his research team raised money and bought N95 masks and goggles for Chinese hospitals during the rise of the COVID-19. More than 20 scientists in China who previously worked with Li or his team members have raised money to buy the same kind of protective gear for Hamilton health-care workers.

  • Faculty adjusts to COVID-19

    March 27, 2020

    This past week was one of generosity and creativity at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) as its faculty, staff and students adjusted to the changes required to respond to COVID-19. At the same time the Faculty moved its work to more virtual setting working from home and some research projects were suspended, community responses and new COVID-19 research projects were developed. “We've adjusted to the initial phase of this crisis, and we are all immersed in new ways of advancing the Faculty's operations,” said Paul O’Byrne, dean and vice-president of the Faculty.

  • McMaster University helps arm health-care providers in the battle against COVID-19

    March 24, 2020

    “We’re renowned for innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration. This is a fine example of how our creativity and partnerships can quickly come up with solutions,” said Paul O’Byrne, dean and vice-president, Faculty of Health Sciences.

  • Faculty responds to COVID-19 challenge

    March 20, 2020

    Never before have so many changes been made in one week to the education, research, clinical and administration operations of the Faculty of Health Sciences and the university. Everyone has been impacted by the need to respond to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The Faculty and the COVID-19 pandemic

    March 18, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has required many changes at the Faculty of Health Sciences. The university is still open, but strategies to mitigate the situation have impacted the education, research, clinical service and administration of the Faculty. In-person classes and exams were cancelled, and all clinical placements suspended. Residents and clinical fellows, however, are working within the health system. Research continues, although there are arrangements being made for different projects to ensure social distance is maintained.

  • A letter from our president

    March 13, 2020

    These are unsettling times. The spread of COVID-19 around the world and its arrival in our own region has brought McMaster and all other organizations to uncharted territory. As of today, the risk of catching the virus continues to remain low.

  • ‘It’s time we both listened to what the other has to say’

    February 27, 2020

    The conference, Coming Together to Co-create Health Equity, was organized by the McMaster Indigenous Health Movement student group, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute.

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