Across the generations, a strong Offord Centre presence celebrated the 50th Anniversary Celebration of McMaster’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at a gala dinner at LIUNA station on June 3, 2017.

Offord Centre leaders
Today’s leaders: Dr. Harriet MacMillan (centre) with Dr. Michael Boyle and his wife, Sandy.

Offord Centre leaders of today, yesterday and tomorrow enjoyed a fine meal, wine and music with their colleagues at McMaster, graciously hosted by Dr. Nick Kates, Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster.

Offord Centre leaders
Dr. Terry Bennett (standing) with Peter Szatmari, former executive director of the Offord Centre – yesterday’s fearless leader.

Dr. Ellen Lipman, executive director of the Offord Centre, was joined by Dr. Peter Szatmari, who held that post formerly.

The 50th anniversary celebrations in early June also included a reception at the Hamilton Art Gallery on June 2, and a cruise on the Harbour Queen around the Hamilton Bay on June 3.

Offord Centre postdoc students
Tomorrow’s leaders! Next-gen stars at Offord Centre include these post-doc students (left to right): Melissa Kimber; Irene Vitoroulis; Soyeon Kim; and Jinette Comeau.
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