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Faculty researchers CIHR video winners

Published: February 15, 2018

The Faculty of Health Sciences had a strong showing in a video contest hosted by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH).

The IHDCYH Talks video competition profiles research and ideas that impact maternal, reproductive, child and youth health in Canada.

Andrea Cross, PhD candidate at the School of Rehabilitation Science, was a runner-up with her video, These six F-words won't fill up your swear jar: What do the F-words mean to youth with impairments?

A special commendation was given to the video Boys' and men's health: Child sexual abuse prevention by Christine Wekerle, associate professor, pediatrics.

The winning video, Pathways in ASD Study - A family's story, was led by Peter Szatmari of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Szatmari developed the video with researchers from the Offord Centre for Child Studies of McMaster and Hamilton Health Sciences.


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