McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Scotiabank Chair in Child Health Research

Jan Willem Gorter

Jan Willem Gorter

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Web: Jan Willem Gorter’s homepage

Chair Donor


Research Focus

  • Strategically positioning McMaster Children’s Hospital and McMaster University as a nationally and internationally recognized centre of excellence in child health research across the life course
  • Contributing significantly to the body of scholarship in child health/life course health research
  • Providing leadership in research and innovation as it relates to child health research by fostering cross department and cross faculty collaborations as well as national/international collaborations integrating McMaster researchers with established child health networks as appropriate
  • Fostering the enhancement of capacity building through research training of undergraduate, medical and graduate students and fellows

Additional Information

View the announcement of the inaugural chair holder held in 2007


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