McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

First dean leads research discussion

Published: February 6, 2008
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John Evans, the founding dean of what is now the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, talks with John Kelton, dean and vice-president of the Faculty of Health Sciences during a visit to McMaster this week.

Dr. Evans gave a lecture and sparked discussion on the future of health research in Canada with senior scientists of the Faculty. He is the winner of the prestigious 2007 Friesen Award given by the Friends of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.

Since establishing the medical school in 1965, Dr. Evans has had a career spanning education, public health, government service, charitable foundations and corporate leadership. He is currently the chair of the Board of Directors for the Medical and Related Sciences (MaRS) Discovery District in Toronto.

— Photo by Mike Lalich

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