McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences

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McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences trains physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, health care researchers, physician assistants and midwives to work together in teams, providing the finest patient care.

Our programs cover the spectrum of health care, including the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Rehabilitation Science, Midwifery, a Bachelor of Health Sciences program and Canada's first physician assistants' program.

We are known for innovating small group, problem-based education, with a focus on self-directed, life-long learning, as well as the development of evidence-based medicine.

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Oncology nurse wins lifetime award … early

Denise Bryant-Lukosius

Denise Bryant-Lukosius was surprised recently to hear that she had been selected for a lifetime achievement award.

"This is quite an honour to be recognized by my colleagues, but it was fully unexpected as I have a lot of my career ahead of me," said Bryant-Lukosius, an associate professor of the School of Nursing and the Department of Oncology at McMaster. She joined McMaster's faculty in 2001.

She received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO). The award acknowledges the outstanding contributions to oncology nursing and cancer care in Canada.

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Suzanne Labarge takes lifetime achievement award

Suzanne Labarge

Suzanne Labarge, who coalesced McMaster University's focus on research and education for better ways to grow older, is being honoured.

The chancellor of McMaster University is receiving a Lifelong Achievement Award from the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine's Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Regional Geriatric Program Central.

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443 graduate from Faculty

Fall convocation on Friday, Nov. 20 saw 443 students from Faculty of Health Sciences programs cross the stage at Hamilton Place to don their graduating hoods.

There were graduates from all of the Faculty's undergraduate programs, particularly physician assistant and Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program (B.H.Sc.), as well as from many of the graduate programs. This included substantial numbers fromĀ  occupational therapy, physiotherapy, global health, health research methodology and nursing programs, among others.

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