McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
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Event Schedule

  • 2017

2017

Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing Initiative

Date: Friday, February 17. 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Type: Lecture
Department: Aboriginal Students Health Sciences
Location: MDCL 2232

Description:

Cultural variances in pain expression can often be missed in Western-based health care settings. Standardized pain assessment tools may not accurately conceptualize Indigenous ways of communicating pain. Goal: improve health clinician training and provide proactive strategies and communication tools.

Speakers:

Dr. Margot Latimer is an Associate Professor in Dalhousie University's School of Nursing as well as Faculty at the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research, IWK Health Centre. She co-leads the Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative and has worked in the area of Aboriginal health research for many years. Her research program focuses on Aboriginal children's hurt and pain and improving the health care experiences and outcomes for this population. Margot's work operates from a Two-Eyed Seeing perspective which aims to incorporate the best of both Indigenous and Western ways.

John R. Sylliboy is a member of the Millbrook First Nation and is the Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing Initiative (ACHH) National Aboriginal Research Engagement Coordinator at IWK Health Centre. He has extensive experience as a health policy analyst for Atlantic First Nation communities and is research lead on several projects that impact the health, wellbeing and educational pursuit of Aboriginal youth. John is co-founder of the Wabanaki Two Spirit Alliance, a regional organization that aims to build supports for education, health and well-being for Two Spirits in the Atlantic region through awareness and cultural knowledge sharing, workshop development and youth empowerment. John is completing his MA in Education Foundations at Mount Saint Vincent University.


Who Should Attend:

Staff and Faculity


Registration:

None required.

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Aboriginal Students Health Sciences Office
Phone: 905 525 9140 ext: 23935
Email: ashs@mcmaster.ca

Inaugural Janice Pogue Lecture

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Type: Lecture
Department: HHS / PHRI / McMaster University
Location: DBCVSRI Auditorium - David Braley Building - General Site

Description:

Inaugural Janice Pogue Lecture on "Use of Biomarkers as Replacement Endpoints in Clinical Trials"

Speakers:

Dr. Thomas Fleming
Professor of Biostatistics, University of Washington


Who Should Attend:

Staff and Faculity


Registration:

Please RSVP by Jan 27, 2017 to adairr@mcmaster.ca.

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Karan Chrysler
Phone: 905-427-4322 x40401
Email: karan.chrysler@phri.ca

Class, retirement, and inequality in later life:
Findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Type: Other
Department: Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
Location: Webinar

Description:

Using findings from English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), this webinar will empirically examine questions on how the nature of later life is changing, how this relates to period and cohort influences, and how processes of inequality persist into later life.

Speakers:

James Nazroo is professor of sociology, director of the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), and co-director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) at the University of Manchester. He is the principal investigator of the fRaill programme, an interdisciplinary study of inequalities in later life, and co-principal investigator of ELSA, which is a multi-disciplinary panel study of those aged 50 and older, and part of an international 'family' of very similar studies.


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Registration:

Registration required. Free. Register Here.

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Laura Lawson
Phone: x21413
Email: llawson@mcmaster.ca
URL: https://www.clsa-elcv.ca/stay-informed/clsa-webinars

McMaster stop on the "Listening Tour" with Steve Hoffman, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health)

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Type: Seminar
Department: Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Location: MDCL 3023

Description:

Dr. Hoffman's objectives are to:
• Get more familiar with emerging and priority public health issues of interest to population and public health (PPH) researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the country; and,
• Learn more about issues of concern to population and public health researchers and potential solutions for consideration by IPPH and CIHR.

Speakers:

Steve Hoffman, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Charmaine Fraser
Phone: x24931

Enkin Lectureship

Date: Wednesday, April 5th , 2017
Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Type: Lecture
Department: Midwifery Education Program, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Description:

Using findings from English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), this webinar will empirically examine questions on how the nature of later life is changing, how this relates to period and cohort influences, and how processes of inequality persist into later life.

Speakers:

In this last Enkin Lectureship, Dr. Alex together with the audience, will co-create a dialogue based on the similarities between birth and death; the meaning of health, happiness and love; and how to enjoy a full life, from our first to our last breath.


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Registration:

None required.

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Asma Suleman
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext 226655

Finding and Using Research Evidence to Inform Decision-making in Health Systems and Organizations

Date: April 24-28, 2017
Time: 9am-4pm
Type: Workshop
Department: HEI
Location: McMaster Health Forum

Description:

Want to up your game in how you use research evidence to inform the pressing health system policy issues you're facing? The McMaster Health Forum's April workshop is your chance to master the skills needed to find and use the best available research evidence in decision-making about health systems!

Speakers:

James Nazroo is professor of sociology, director of the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), and co-director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) at the University of Manchester. He is the principal investigator of the fRaill programme, an interdisciplinary study of inequalities in later life, and co-principal investigator of ELSA, which is a multi-disciplinary panel study of those aged 50 and older, and part of an international 'family' of very similar studies.


Who Should Attend:

Health policymakers, stakeholders and researchers


Registration:

Register now for the five-day workshop - April 24 -28, 2017.

The workshops consist of a combination of online instruction and an in-person workshop in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The workshop fee is $2480 (all prices shown are in Canadian dollars)

More information can be found HERE

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Steven Lott
Phone: 9055259140 ext 22766
Email: mhf@mcmaster.ca

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