McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Education Council

The Health Sciences Education Council consists of the following members:


Name Position Term
A. Neville Associate Dean, Health Professional Education Term to 2020

Ex Officio

Name Position Term
D. Harnish Associate Dean, Undergraduate Health Sciences Education Term to 2020
C. Hayward Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences Term to 2019
R. Whyte Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education Program Term to 2020
P. Baxter Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Nursing Education Program Term to 2020
L. Letts Assistant Dean, Master of Health Sciences (OT) Term to 2020
V. Dal Bello-Haas Assistant Dean, Master of Health Sciences (PT) Term to 2021
E. Hutton Assistant Dean, Midwifery Education Program Term to 2018
S. Ritz Assistant Dean, Bachelor Health Sciences Program Term to 2020
K. Azzam Assistant Dean, Health Sciences Continuing Education Program Term to 2019
P. Wasi Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education Program Term to 2021
A. Wong Assistant Dean, Program for Faculty Development Term to 2017
M. McDonald Associate Chair, Biomedical Discovery & Communication  
K. Burrows Assistant Dean, Physician Assistant Education Program Term to 2021
L. Turkstra Assistant Dean Speech Language Pathology Term to 2020
H. Reiter Director, Program for Educational Research and Development Term to 2018
C. McAiney Director, Program for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (PIPER) Term to 2019
D. Nifakis Chair Diploma Programs  
J. McKinnell Director, Health Sciences Library  
R. Edwards Advisor, Professionalism in Clinically-Based Learning  
I. Bayer Teaching Professor in Learning Technologies Term to 2019

Corresponding Members (non-voting)

Name Position Term
B. Wainman Director, Education Program in Anatomy  
M. Sibbdd Director, Centre for Simulation Based Learning Term to 2020
C. Humphreys Co-Director, Child Life Studies  
C. Morris Regional Assistant Dean, Waterloo Camps Term to 2017
K. Stobbe Regional Assistant Dean, Niagara Campus Term to 2017
D. Soucy Coordinator, Indigenous Students Health Sciences Office  


Name Position
S.Kelly Department Education Coordinators (DEC) (1-year term) (voting members)
Directors of special education projects or activities (predetermined period/non-voting)
(Invited by Associate Dean, Academic)
One faculty member appointed annually by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Education Council

Students (voting)

Two students representing the education programs of the Faculty, by invitation of the Education Council (appointed annually)

Consultant (non-voting)

Name Position
S. Birnie Director, Education Services (non-voting)

Secretary (non-voting)

Name Position
J. McArthur-Dawson Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean, Health Professional Education or delegate (non-voting)
Updated June 3,2013
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