Awards – 2018

Dr. Justin Lee

Congratulations Dr. Justin Lee on being awarded the CIHR  Silver Award from Dr. Ryan Perry! View on the McMaster University website

Dr. Courtney Kennedy

Congratulations Dr. Kennedy 2018 research project recipient for preventing frailty with fitness. View on the Hamilton Health website

Dr. Justin Lee

Congratulations to Dr. Justin Lee who was selected as one of the students from McMaster to compete in the CIHR National Research Competition in Winnipeg with other selected PhD students from their respective Universities across Canada

Dr. Ahmed Negm

Congratulations to Dr. Ahmed Negm who was recently awarded the Leadership, Communication/Collaboration, and Publication Awards at the Faculty of Health Sciences Student Plenary Awards.

Canada’s Federal Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor with the GERAS Team

GERAS DANCE Receives CABHI Researcher-Clinician Partnership Program (RCP2) Award

In collaboration with YMCA locations across the Hamilton, Burlington, Brantford, Niagara region, GERAS will be scaling up the DANCE research study enabling seniors in other communities to benefit from high-quality programming that targets improvement in social, cognitive and physical function. Developed by Drs. Courtney Kennedy, Patricia Hewston, and Alexandra Papaioannou in collaboration with MIRA McMaster. Learn more about the CABHI Dance Project.

Dr. Joye St Onge & Dr. Richard Sztramko

Congratulations to Dr. Joye St Onge on receiving the McMaster University Department of Medicine Post Graduate Teaching Award; and to Dr. Sztramko on receiving the McMaster University Department of Medicine Watson Buchanan Clinician Educator Award.

Dr. Justin Lee

Dr. Patricia Hewston

  • $50,000 Canadian Frailty Network Interdisciplinary Fellowship.
  • $500 CIHR – Canadian Conference on Dementia Travel Award
  • $500 CIHR – Canadian Association on Gerontology Travel Award
  • $400 Canadian Frailty Network Annual Conference Travel Award 
  • Selected to participant in CIHR National Student Poster Competition at the 
  • Canadian Association on Gerontology Annual Conference 

Dr. Caitlin McArthur

  • MIRA Post-doctoral Fellowship Nov 1/2017-Oct 31/2018
  • CIHR Post-doctoral Fellowship Nov 1/2018-Oct 31/2021
  • Ontario Physiotherapy Association Kim Wolny Research Grant – July 1/2018-June 30/2019

Dr. ASM (Sayem) Borhan

  • Young Investigator Award. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research 2018. 
  • Osteoporosis Canada – Tim Murray Short-term Training Award 2018
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) 2018-19

Dr. Ahmed Negm

  • Osteoporosis Canada, PhD Studentship Research Award
  • Canadian Frailty Network Interdisciplinary Fellowship
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 
  • World Congress of Osteoporosis-International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Society for Clinical and 
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 
  • McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary HSGSF Excellence in Open Communication and Collaboration Award
  • Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Graduate Leadership Award. McMaster University
  • Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Graduate Student Publication Award. McMaster University
  • 2018 CFN Interdisciplinary Fellowship