February 23, 2021
In recognition of the Health Management program’s 10-year anniversary and the retirement of two of its’ founders, the Health Management Executive Committee has unanimously voted to rename the Award of Excellence to the “Founder’s Academic Award”.
July 27, 2020
Physiotherapy students are busy doing hands-on learning this month in a boot camp to get their clinical training up to date. The master students are coming on campus to the Institute of Applied Health Sciences to the School of Rehabilitation Science for the learning.
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.
March 11, 2019
New guidelines that reduce the amount of rest required for children recovering from a concussion have been developed by CanChild, a McMaster University research institute.
February 8, 2019
Two Faculty of Health Sciences faculty members are receiving funding to support their research on post-traumatic stress injuries (PTSI) in public safety personnel.
September 5, 2018 by Tina Depko
What impact do advanced driver assistance systems have on older drivers? Researchers at McMaster University are asking that question, with a new study focused specifically on rear view cameras that are among the first of this technology to be mandated for vehicles.
February 5, 2018
This is part two of a six-part feature on members of the Faculty of Health Sciences advancing human health with partners in Africa.
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.
August 2, 2017
Hamilton native Lyn Turkstra has returned home with the goal of keeping highly qualified Canadians at home to learn speech-language pathology (SLP) at McMaster University's new program.