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Global Health Student Wins Dean’s Award For Excellence in 3MT®competition

Yesterday, two MSc Global Health program students, Gautham Krishnaraj and Sherald Sanchez, participated in McMaster’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. Krishnaraj made it through to the finals and won second place overall, with the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Communicating Research. “’What’s your thesis on?’ is probably the number one question I get asked on […]

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Upcoming Talk, March 6: Dr. Stuart MacLeod on Improving Medicines Use in Children: A Global Imperative

Dr. Stuart MacLeod, former dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster, and current Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics, at the University of British Columbia, will deliver a lecture titled “Improving Medicines Use in Children: A Global Imperative” at the upcoming Global Health Speaker Series on March 6, 2017 at McMaster. MacLeod’s talk will highlight the […]

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Global Health Grad Stuart Davidson: From Guatemala to Peru – Improving the Health of Mothers, Newborns and Children

Having recently settled in Peru, Stuart Davidson is looking forward to practicing his Spanish and exploring South America – not to mention continuing his work, which, for the last two years, has been dedicated to improving the health of mothers, newborns and children in Guatemala. Right after graduating from the MSc Global Health program in […]

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Remembering Hans Rosling – Legendary Statistician and Chanchlani Global Health Research Award Recipient, 2014

  The Global Health Office was saddened by the news of Hans Rosling, who passed away yesterday. The international health professor and statistics guru brought global trends in health and economics to “vivid life,” as TED.com puts it, in his animated and dynamic lectures.    In 2014, Rosling, named one of the World’s 100 Most […]

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Chanchlani Award Recognizes One of the Most Influential Scientists Alive

It was standing room only at this year’s Chanchlani Global Health Research Award & Lecture on February 6, as Stanford University professor Dr. John Ioannidis received the award and delivered his talk, “Improving Research Practices: A Global Challenge.” Ioannidis, who wrote the “cult classic” paper about why most published research findings are false, delivered a […]

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Research and Sustainability on the Agenda at Global Health Think Tank

February 1 marked the inaugural McMaster-PHRI Global Health Think Tank, held at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI). The event’s aim was to connect researchers and educators, and highlight the breadth and scope of global health research occurring across the two institutions. PHRI researchers summarized over 20 ongoing major global health research projects. “The scope […]

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