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Event Schedule

  • 2017

2017

11th Annual McMaster Pain Program 2017

Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Time:7:45 am - 12:30 pm
Type: Conference
Location: Liuna Station, 360 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario

Speakers:

Jason Busse, BSc, MSc, DC (CMCC), PhD Associate Professor Department of Anesthesia McMaster University Hamilton, ON

Lydia Hatcher, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CHE
Chief of Family Medicine
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Vikas Parihar, BSc Biochem,
BSc Pharmacy, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
Michael G. DeGroote Adult Pain Clinic
McMaster University
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia
McMaster University

Laura Katz, PhD., C. Psych.
(Supervised Practice)
Psychologist
Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic
McMaster University

Tara Packham


Who Should Attend:

Family Physicians, Pain Physicians, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Nurses, Residents, Occupational Therapists, and Students


Registration:

Physicians: $150.00
Other Health Professionals: $80.00
Residents / Students: $50.00.

EMPhasis on Health Seminar Series

Date: Thursday September 21, 2017
Time:12pm-1pm
Type: Seminar
Location: HSC 1A5
Department: MacObesity

Speakers:

DR. ALISON HOLLOWAY
Are chemicals in our environment acting as metabolic endocrine disruptors?

Dr Holloway is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University. Her research focuses on how exposure to various chemicals during pregnancy can affect long-term metabolic health of the offspring. The chemicals that are of interest to her laboratory include constituents of cigarette smoke, smoking cessation pharmacotherapie and antidepressants. More recently her group has also been investigating metabolic endocrine disruption by environmental toxicants.


Learning objectives:

1. Present evidence suggesting that chemicals in our environment are contributing to the obesity epidemic
2. Discuss mechanisms by which these chemicals can cause obesity


Description:

The EMPhasis on Health seminar series provides an overview of current research relating to energy metabolism, physiology, nutrition, obesity, and related diseases with presentations by graduate students, faculty and clinicians of McMaster University and surrounding universities.


Who Should Attend:

Who Should Attend: All are welcome


Contact Info:

Sponsoring Agency: CON-SNP
Contact Name: Molly Gingrich
Phone: 905-525-9140 x21834
Email: emphasis@mcmaster.ca

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging: A National Platform and Infrastructure for Researchers and Trainees

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 12 - 1 PM
Type: Other
Department: CLSA / Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Location: Webinar

Description:

This webinar, jointly organized with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), will provide an overview of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) for researchers and trainees.

Speakers:

Dr. Lauren Griffith is Associate Scientific Director at the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Registration:

Registration is required. Free. Register at http://bit.ly/clsawebinars

URL: http://www.clsa-elcv.ca/stay-informed/clsa-webinars

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Katherine Galley
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext x21413
Email: galleyk@mcmaster.ca

 

Health Leadership Across the Health System

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time: 12 PM - 1:30 PM
Type: Forum
Department: Health Leadership Academy
Location: Farncombe Atrium, Health Science Centre, 3rd Floor, Blue Section, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8

Description:

Panelists will speak to the importance of health leadership in the context of their work and that of innovation, digital transformation, entrepreneurship, education, and change management.

Speakers:

MATTHEW WOOLHOUSE, PhD
Matthew Woolhouse holds Masters and Ph.D degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is currently Associate Professor of Music Cognition at McMaster University, where he teaches courses in music theory, analysis and keyboard harmony.

GILLIAN MULVALE, PhD
Gillian is an Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Analysis in the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.

MEREDITH VANSTONE, PhD
Meredith Vanstone is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Senior Scientist in the Program for Educational Research and Development, and a member of the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis.

REZA SAMAVI, PhD, PEng
Dr. Reza Samavi is an assistant professor at the Department of Computing and Software and the department's coordinator of the Master of Science eHealth program.

RICK HACKETT, PhD
Rick D. Hackett, Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Organizational Behavior and Human Performance at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, and Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association.


Who Should Attend:

McMaster faculty and staff and community employers


Registration:

This event is free for a limited number of registrants.
Visit the Eventbrite page for Collaboratorium Talks on Oct 3 2017.

URL: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/health-leadership-across-the-health-system-tickets-31512028325

Contact Info:

Contact Name: An Kuye
Phone: 905-525-9140 x26483
Email: kuyea@mcmaster.ca

A Cautionary Tale, Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis, Anita Spenser Lectureship in Clinical Behavioural Sciences

Date: Thursday October 12 2017
Time: 7:00- 9:00am
Type: Lecture
Department: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Location: HSC Room 1A1

Description:

PLEASE JOIN US as our panel of presenters discuss the Opioid Crisis.
Community Information Booths - 6-pm, Lecture begins at 7


Speakers:

JAMES MacKILLOP PHD
HARRY VEDELAGO MSc, MD, FCFP, ABAM
DEBBIE BANG RN, B.Sc.N, M.HSc.


Who Should Attend:

All interested.


Registration:

No registration required.

URL: http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/cbs/documents/AnitaSpenserLectureship_ACautionaryTale_PerspectivesontheOpioidCrisis.pdf

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Tracey Oliphant
Phone: 905-525-9140 x22706
Email: cbs@mcmaster.ca

Interdisciplinary Projects in Medicine

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Time: 12 PM - 1:30 PM
Type: Forum
Department: Health Leadership Academy
Location: MDCL 2232, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton ON L8S4L8

Description:

Learn about the historical journey of interdisciplinary approaches in medicine and the importance they are known to play on team work, evidence-based medicine and delivery of patient care.

Dr Whyte will elaborate on the top three examples that have best demonstrated the interdisciplinary nature of medical practices at McMaster and he will discuss future opportunities to further spur interdisciplinary initiatives and approaches that merit our attention.


Speakers:

Dr. Rob Whyte is the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University. He works clinically as an anesthesiologist with Hamilton Health Sciences.

Dr. Whyte studied Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo before entering Medicine at McMaster University. His Master's in Education at the University of Toronto focused on the intersection of culture, medical education, medicine, and healthcare. As such, he has been involved with work on several initiatives within McMaster's Faculty of Health Sciences including interprofessional education, professionalism, and work on new curricular models in clinical education.


Who Should Attend:

McMaster faculty and staff and community employers


Registration:

This event is free for a limited number of registrants. Visit the Eventbrite page for Collaboratorium Talks on Dec 5 2017.


URL: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/interdisciplinary-projects-in-medicine-tickets-32129312639

Contact Info:

Contact Name: An Kuye
Phone: 905-525-9140 x26483
Email: kuyea@mcmaster.ca

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