McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

David R. (Dan) Offord Chair in Child Studies

Kathy Georgiades

Chair Donor

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation

Named For

David R. (Dan) Offord, Canada's most renowned child psychiatrist who spent his life working to better the lives of young persons at risk.

Research Focus

  • Inequities in children’s mental health among vulnerable populations, particularly immigrant and refugee children and those exposed to socio-economic disadvantage in their families and communities
  • Contextual influences (neighbourhoods, schools, families) on child health and development

Additional Information

View chair announcement held in 2006

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