Division of Geriatric Medicine

Research Overview

Alexandra PapaioannouAlexandra Papaioannou MD MSc FRCP(C) FACP
Research director,
Division of Geriatric Medicine,
McMaster University

The Division of Geriatric Medicine of McMaster University is one of the most productive in Canada, conducting collaborative "bench to bedside" research in a wide variety of areas health care and promotion in older adults.

In addition to these clinical research interests, members of the division of Geriatric Medicine are involved in the elaboration of Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for osteoporosis, dementia, and heart failure.

Click below to learn more about the specific interests of researchers in our division.

Student and resident research
The Division of Geriatric Medicine welcomes inquiries by undergraduate and post-graduate students in health sciences in regard to potential research and quality assurance projects. We encourage prospective students to bring forward their own research questions and ideas. Our office maintains and updates a database of possible topics for quality assurance projects. We also encourage students to seek out opportunities for scholarships, bursaries and other funding. For information on scholarship, bursary, and financial support programs, including deadlines, please follow the link below.