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Event Schedule

  • 2017

2017

Mobility in Older Irish Adults: Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET
Type: Other
Department: CLSA / Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Location: Webinar

Description:

Dr. Orna Donoghue is project manager for The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) based in Trinity College in Dublin. She is responsible for the overall planning, execution, and management of the TILDA data collection process to facilitate TILDA research and policy objectives. Her current research interests focus on the factors influencing walking and mobility in older Irish adults, with a particular focus on how these can predict adverse outcomes such as falls, disability and cognitive decline. Prior to joining TILDA, Orna lectured at University of Limerick and University of Edinburgh.

Speakers:

Dr. Orna Donoghue


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Contact Info:

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

Puzzles in the Patterns of Plagues

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 8 pm - 9 pm
Type: Lecture
Location:McMaster University Medical Centre, Ewart Angus Centre, Rm. 1A1

Description:

Dr. Earn uses digital technology and mathematical methods to help explain biological mechanisms underlying the spread of epidemics such as the 17th century Great Plague of London, which provides lessons for modern outbreaks.

Speakers:

Dr. David Earn, professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Registration:

None required.

Contact Info:

Contact Name: David Keane
Email: keaned@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905 527-0080
URL: www.haalsa.org
Sponsoring Agency: The Hamilton Association for the Advancement of Literature, Science and Art

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:

Dr. Alex Jadad 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.

Speakers:

Dr. Alex Jadad, MD DPhil FRCPC FCAHS FRSA LLD, Director, Institute for Global Health Equity & Innovation, Founder, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public health, University of Toronto Senior Fellow, Massey College, Toronto, Canada


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Registration:

None required.

Contact Info:

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

Art and Science of Debriefing

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017
Time: 8am-9am
Type: Lecture
Department: The Centre for Simulation-Based Learning (CSBL) and the Program for Educational Research & Development (PERD)
Location: MSCL 2218

Description:

Dr. Eppich is an expert in the field of Simulation Debriefing. He has taught extensively on basic and advanced simulation educator courses and served as an invited speaker around the world on topics related to simulation, feedback and debriefing. Since April 2014, he is a candidate for a PHD in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. His research interests involve healthcare debriefing, practice-based learning and team reflexivity.

Speakers:

Dr. Walter Eppich, MD, MEd


Who Should Attend:

Health policymakers, stakeholders and researchers


Registration:

Please RSVP
URL: simulation-rounds.eventbrite.ca


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Maria Teresa Ponce Silva
Phone: 905-525-9140 x20266
Email: silvamt@mcmaster.ca

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

The Elizabeth J. Latimer Lecture in Palliative care

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2017
Time: 5 - 6:30 pm
Type: Lecture
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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