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St Jospehs Hospital FIRH

Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health

Welcome to the FIRH!

The Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health (FIRH) is based out of St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and is affiliated with McMaster University. Clinical, research and educational activities are integrated and largely collaborative within the FIRH. The intent of this institute is to provide optimal patient care through clinical practice, translational research and the training of health care professionals.


President's Award — Diane Lawson

Diane Lawson has received the prestigious President’s Award for her outstanding service. She has made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the University by providing exceptional service to our staff, faculty and students.

More details of the award can be found at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/presidentsawards

2015-President's Award - Biography - Diane Lawson

Congratulations Diane on this very deserving award!

We are honored to have you as part of our team!

2016 Leadership Award for Health Research and Bastable-Potts Asthma Research Award — Dr. Parameswaran Nair

Dr. Param NairOn May 7, 2016, Dr. Parameswaran Nair was honoured with the 2016 Leadership Award for Health Research and Bastable-Potts Asthma Research Award. This award is to recognize an outstanding Canadian Clinician Scientist working in the area of asthma.

Congratulations to Dr. Nair on this outstanding achievement!

More details of the award can be found at http://www.fightingforbreath.ca/agenda/

Dr. Param Nair - Congratulations