Monthly Archives: November 2017


Dr. Charlotte Waddell on Child Health Policy

November 17, 2017
Simon Fraser University professor and director of the Children’s Health Policy Centre there, Dr. Charlotte Waddell was the speaker at the annual Fraser Mustard/Dan Offord Lectureship hosted by the Offord Centre for Child Studies on Nov. 15, 2017. She spoke on Children’s Mental Health Policy – for the One and the Many, with a wide overview…

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Stelios Georgiades at Senate of Canada’s Autism Awareness Day

November 7, 2017
Dr. Stelios Georgiades participated in Autism Awareness Day at the Senate of Canada on Oct. 25, 2017. During this event Dr. Georgiades had a chance to showcase the work of McMaster’s Autism Research Team (MacART), of which he is co-director, and to promote the idea for a National Autism Strategy to address the needs of…

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Harriet MacMillan Research Award for Trainees Working in Child Maltreatment

November 1, 2017
The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has created the Harriet MacMillan Research Award, named for the Offord Centre researcher known for her groundbreaking work in child maltreatment and prevention of family violence. Dr. MacMillan, a fellow of the CPS, received the Order of Canada in early 2017. The Harriet MacMillan Research Award is available annually to a trainee…

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