Five McMaster researchers receive health career awards


Five McMaster researchers are the recipients of Health Career Awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), and the National Health Research and Development Program (NHRDP). McMaster researchers claimed three of 10 available senior investigator awards.

Health Career Awards help support the contribution of humanists and social scientists to health research and help build the critical mass of health-related research and research training in the social sciences and humanities needed to better understand the broader social and cultural determinants of health.

A total of 10 Senior Investigator Awards and 15 Investigator Awards were conferred. Each of the awards is $70,000 per year for five years.

McMaster Senior Investigator Awards recipients:

7 Peter Rosenbaum, professor of pediatrics

7 Saroj Saigal, professor of pediatrics

7 Stephen Walter, professor of clinical epidemiology & biostatistics

Investigator Awards recipients:

7 Deborah Cook, associate professor of clinical epidemiology & biostatistics

7 Anne Holbrook, associate professor of medicine