McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Mac prof appointed scientific director of CIHR institute


Published: July 28, 2016

Steven Hoffman, a part-time associate professor of McMaster’s Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been named scientific director of the Institute of Population and Public Health of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Hoffman, who is also an adjunct faculty member with the McMaster Health Forum, will work with the Canadian population and public health research community and stakeholders to identify research priorities, develop research funding opportunities, and build partnerships. As a member of CIHR’s leadership team, he will participate in setting and implementing strategic directions, particularly in global health research.

As well, the graduate of McMaster’s BHSc program is an associate professor of law, medicine and public and international affairs at the University of Ottawa, and an adjunct associate professor of global health and population at Harvard University.


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