November 21, 2019
Professor emerita Mary Law, who was pivotal in the advancement of academic rehabilitation science in Canada, has received an honorary degree from McMaster University at the fall convocation for the Faculty of Health Sciences. While at McMaster from 1987 to 2015, she was co-founder of CanChild, a national, multi-disciplinary research centre which changed the approach to child disability research to include their families. Her work influenced the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.
June 19, 2019
Dina Brooks, professor and vice-dean (health sciences) and executive director of McMaster’s School of Rehabilitation Science has received an honorary degree from the University of Ottawa. Brooks received the recognition at the university’s Faculty of Health Sciences convocation this week, noting her international leadership in cardiorespiratory rehabilitation.
October 10, 2017
Four alumni of McMaster's School of Rehabilitation Science were honoured with the Distinguished Alumni Award last week, which recognizes graduates who display leadership, achievement and contributions to the areas of scholarly activity, education, clinical practice or the community at large.
This award will be presented to the graduating student who has consistently demonstrated a high level of scholarly achievement in health management.
Method of Selection: The MHM graduating student with the highest cumulative average
This prize will be awarded to the graduating student deemed to have displayed a combination of strategic problem solving skills, critical thinking, and originality with a comprehensive and accurate command of relevant scholarship in the area of health management in their scholarly paper. The paper will often add valuable new information to the literature in this field.
Method of Selection:The MHM graduating student with the highest grade in HM730.
Based on the opinion of the MHM program, the student who has provided outstanding support, leadership and involvement/service to their Faculty, Program or to McMaster University during their MHM degree will be presented with this award.
Nominations should include:
The Conference Presentation Award is designed to provide financial support to MHM students' and alumni's presentations at scientific/ professional meetings where the information presented is based on MHM course work. The call for applications is distributed twice annually.
Method of Selection: Applications are rated:
This award recognizes a part-time MHM student’s career endeavors and/or achievements that have made a significant contribution to the area of healthcare management while participating in and applying learnings of the MHM Program. This may be demonstrated through service, research, leadership, innovation or change in career trajectory.
Nominations should include:
1) A total of two letters of support from students, faculty and/or staff that detail the reason for the nomination. And 2) A copy of the student's CV.