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Dr. Mohit Bhandari honoured with the Order of Ontario.
Dr. Mohit Bhandari, a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon whose research has profoundly changed the practice of orthopedic medicine, was honoured with the Order of Ontario this week. Dr. Bhandari is an Associate member in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatics and a professor of surgery of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University. more ►
Salim Yusuf named Officer in the Order of Canada
Dr. Salim Yusuf, professor of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics for the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and scientific director of the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) of McMaster and Hamilton Health Sciences, has been named an officer of the Order of Canada for his contributions to establishing effective treatments for heart disorders internationally. more ►For the second year in a row, Dr. Salim Yusuf has been named to the esteemed list of the world's leading scientific researchers by ScienceWatch.more ►
Yusuf to take Leadership Position in World Federation
Dr. Salim Yusuf, professor of medicine for the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and scientific director of the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) of McMaster and Hamilton Health Sciences, is taking a leadership role in the World Heart Federation. more ►
Murray Enkin, Midwifery founder, awarded Order of Canada
Dr. Murray Enkin, a professor emeritus of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, is being made a member of the Order of Canada for "his contributions to maternal care and the development of midwifery as a recognized profession in Canada." more ►
Julie Emili, recipient of Award of Excellence
Dr. Julie Emili, Director, PHPM Residency Program, is the recipient of a College of Family Physicians of Canada 2012 Award of Excellence recognizing her outstanding contribution to the discipline of family medicine over the past 12-24 months.more ►
Gord Guyatt, elected to the Royal Society of Canada
The designation is considered the country’s highest honour for a scholar in the arts, humanities or sciences.
Ron Goeree, awarded Dr. Jill M. Sanders Award of Excellence in Health Technology Assessment
For his contributions in significantly advancing the field of health technology assessment (HTA) in Canada and worldwide, Goeree, a professor and director of the Programs for Assessment of Health Technology (PATH) Research Institute receives this major lifetime achievement award.
Gord Guyatt, an Officer of the Order of Canada
Gordon Guyatt,a leading proponent of evidence-based approaches to clinical practice, has been awarded the Order of Canada. The award recognizes Guyatt’s "contributions to the advancement of evidence-based medicine and its teachings" — an approach which uses critical appraisal and applies the best available evidence from science to decisions on patient care.
Elizabeth Juniper Awarded the ELF 2011 Award
The ELF 2011 Award was presented to Elizabeth Juniper in recognition of her work to promote quality of life in asthma care and clinical research.more ►
Stephen Walter Awarded the Bernard Greenberg Award
Stephen Walter has been named the 2011 recipient of the Bernard Greenberg Award for Methods Development and Application at the 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology.
Brian Haynes Awarded Roger A. Côté Medal of Excellence in Health Informatics
National Institutes of Health Informatics names Brian Haynes
to the 2010 Roger A. Côté Medal of Excellence in Health Informatics.
Geoff Norman awarded honorary degree from Erasmus University
The educational psychologist is the author of more than 240 journal articles which have been cited more than 5,000 times. more ►
David Meyre Awarded Tier II Canada Research Chair in Genetic Epidemiology
David Meyre studies the genetic determinants of obesity and Type 2 diabetes. His research is focused on the interaction of genes and ethnicity, and genes and the environment, with the goal of better genetic prediction of high risk individuals.
Parminder Raina: Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Geroscience
Raina is leading the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), bringing together the capacity, knowledge and expertise of experts in the physical, psychological and social health domains. They are working to unlock some of the mysteries of aging that have the most impact on the health of Canadians.
Joseph Beyene: The John D. Cameron Chair in Genetic Determinants of Chronic Diseases
Joseph Beyene will work with a team of clinical researchers and basic scientists to make new discoveries in the rapidly expanding
field of population genomics. more ►
Brian Haynes Appointed to the Order of Canada
On July 1 2010, the Governor General of Canada appointed Dr. Brian Haynes an Officer in the Order of Canada. To become an Officer recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement and merit of a high degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large. more ►
Kathryn Bennett: 2009 President’s Award for Excellence in Education
Kathryn Bennett has received the 2009 President’s Award in Educational Leadership. This award recognizes the contributions of an individual who promotes excellence in teaching and learning at the University.
McMaster Researcher to Receive 2009 Gairdner Wightman Award
David Sackett, one of the world's leading authorities on evidence-based medicine has been awarded Canada's top prize for outstanding leadership in medicine. more ►
McMaster/CE&B researchers top most-cited list
Their research, published in the The
Lancet in May 2008, has been identified as a “fast breaking paper in field of clinical medicine” by Thomson Reuters' Essential Science Indicators. PJ Devereaux is one of the co-principal investigators of the study.
During 33 years at McMaster University, professor Michael Gent led the group that established the international gold standard for doing the best quality medical research, particularly clinical trials. more ►
CE&B Breakthrough Ranks as a Top Medical Milestone.
In 1991, one of a group of doctors working at McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences coined the phrase "evidence-based medicine" to describe medical diagnoses based on the best research and clinical evidence available. The prestigious British Medical Journal is hailing the development of evidence-based medicine by researchers at McMaster University as one of the 15 greatest medical breakthroughs of the last 166 years.
Deborah Cook Receives the Highest Research Award in Her Field
Deborah Cook recently received the highest research award in her field: the Distinguished Investigator Award of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.more ►
Statistical Society of Canada Award to Stephen Walter
Statistical Society of Canada Award for Impact of Applied and Collaborative Work awarded to Stephen Walter in recognition of the national and international impact on the clinical and health sciences of his work in screening and diagnostic testing.
Barbara Schmidt & Rob Roberts: Winners of the First Annual SCT/ImpACT Trial of the Year Award
Deborah Cook is One of Ontario's Best University Teachers
The Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities named Deborah Cook a winner of the 2007 Leadership in Faculty Teaching Award (LIFT). This award recognizes and encourages teaching excellence at Ontario's colleges and universities and is given to faculty who “influence, motivate and inspire” students and “demonstrate leadership in teaching methods” for the diverse student body in Ontario.
Lifetime Achievement Award for George Torrance
George Torrance, professor emeritus in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, CHEPA member and former dean of the DeGroote School of Business, was honoured with a lifetime achievement award from the International Society of Pharmaco-economics and Outcomes Research at its 2006 annual conference. Torrance has been a leading researcher, teacher and practitioner in the field of health economics and outcomes research for more than 30 years.
Baxter International Foundation Health Services Research Prize
David Sackett, professor emeritus and first Department Chair of CE&B, received one of the highest international distinctions for researchers in the health services field in 2005. Dr. Sackett was presented with the Baxter International Foundation Health Services Research Prize in June, during the annual meeting of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.
Gordon Guyatt in the “Citation Hall of Fame”
Gordon Guyatt, professor in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has earned a place in the Institute of Scientific Information’s “Citation Hall of Fame” for clinical medicine this year. This status is accorded to the top 250 most-cited researchers in the world in the field.