Professors

Mehran Anvari

PhD
Department of Surgery
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Professor

Area of Expertise: Surgical Outcomes; Gastrointestinal Motor Functions and Disorders

905-525-9140 ext. 35059
anvari@mcmaster.ca

Susan Baptiste

MHSc
Rehabilitation Science
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Professor

Area of Expertise: Acculturation as Concept for Societal Change; Professional Development

905-525-9140 ext. 27804
baptiste@mcmaster.ca

Moyez Ladhani

MD, MSc, HSEd
Department of Pediatrics
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Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 75639
ladhanim@mcmaster.ca

Jim Lyons

PhD
Kinesiology
Professor

Area of Expertise: Visual Feedback; Acquisition and Execution of Motor Skills

905-525-9140 ext. 27899
lyonsjl@mcmaster.ca


Alan Neville

MD, MEd, MBChB
Faculty
Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology
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Vice-Dean, Health Professional Education
Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 22506
neville@mcmaster.ca


Anne Niec

MD
Pediatrics
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Professor

Area of Expertise: Child Advocacy and Ethics

905-525-9140 ext. 73687
nieca@mcmaster.ca

Geoffrey Norman

PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Greg Norman
Professor Emeritus
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: research methods; educational psychology

905-525-9140 ext. 22119
norman@mcmaster.ca


Lorie Shimmell

MRSc
Rehabilitation Science
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Professor

Area of Expertise: Educational Research

905-525-9140 ext. 26561
shimmelj@mcmaster.ca

Christina Sinding

PhD
Social Work
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Professor

Area of Expertise: Social Marginalization and Cancer; Health Care Models

905-525-9140 ext. 24596
sinding@mcmaster.ca

Patty Solomon

PhD
Rehabilitation Science
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Professor

Area of Expertise: HIV; Disability; Educational Innovation

905-525-9140 ext. 27820
solomon@mcmaster.ca

Allyn Walsh

MD
Family Medicine
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Professor

Area of Expertise: Medical Education

905-741-5766
walsha@mcmaster.ca

Anne Wong

MD, FRCPC, PhD
Faculty
Faculty of Anesthesia
Anne Wong
Assistant Dean of Program for Faculty Development
Professor

Dr. Anne Wong is Assistant Dean in the Program for Faculty Development in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at McMaster University.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Comparative and international medical education Cultural influences on medical education Professional identity formation Academic leadership Physician resilience

905-525-9140 ext. 75147
wongan@mcmaster.ca


Associate Professors

Ruth Chen

MScN
School of Nursing
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Associate Professor and Assistant Dean

Area of Expertise: Education; Nursing Education; Simulation-Based Learning

905-525-9140 ext. 24096
chenrp@mcmaster.ca

Kelly Dore

PhD
Medicine & Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Kelly Dore
Associate Professor
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Assessment; Program Evaluation; Validity; Selection; Cognitive Psychology; Professionalism

905-525-9140 ext. 22956
dore@mcmaster.ca


Lawrence Grierson

PhD
Department of Family Medicine
Lawrence Grierson
Associate Professor
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Health Research Methods; Simulation-Based Education

905-525-9140 ext. 22738
griersle@mcmaster.ca


Joe Kim

PhD
Psychology
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Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Education and Training

905-525-9140 ext. 21322
kimjoe@mcmaster.ca

Anne M. Malott

MSCN, PhD
Faculty
Midwifery
Anne Mallot
Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 26658
malotta@mcmaster.ca


Beth Murray-Davis

BA, BHSc, MA, PhD
Faculty
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Midwifery Education Program
Beth Murray Davis
Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Inter-professionalism; Collaborative Working; Midwifery Education

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Midwifery experiences of complicated pregnancies, client decision making regarding place of birth, nutrition and exercise during pregnancy, stillbirth, interprofessional working and learning

905-525-9140 ext. 21596
bmurray@mcmaster.ca


Stacey Ritz

PhD
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Stacey Ritz
Assistant Dean, BHSc Program
Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Lab-based Biomedical Research; Health Professional Education

RESEARCH INTERESTS: complexities of addressing sex/gender in biomedical research; critical literacy and reflexibity in medical and health education

905-525-9140 ext. 22815
ritzsa@mcmaster.ca


Jonathan Sherbino

MD, MEd
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Jonathan Sherbino
Associate Professor
Assistant Dean, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Clinical Reasoning; Medical Education

905-525-9140 ext. 23114
sherbino@mcmaster.ca


Patty Solomon

PhD
Rehabilitation Science
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Professor

Area of Expertise: HIV; Disability; Educational Innovation

905-525-9140 ext. 27820
solomon@mcmaster.ca

Ranil Sonnadara

MSc, PhD
Department of Surgery
Ranil Sonnadara
Associate Professor
Director, Education Science, Department of Surgery; Adjunct Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program; Affiliate Faculty, Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Area of Expertise: Competency-Based Education; Feedback and Assessment; Applied Machine Learning in Healthcare

905-525-9140 ext. 24156
info@skillslab.ca


Bruce Wainman

PhD
Faculty
Midwifery; Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Bruce Wainman
Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Neural Mechanisms of Learning; Evaluation

905-525-9140 ext. 22273
wainmanb@mcmaster.ca


Joyce Zazulak

MSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Department of Family Medicine
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Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Health Professional Education

905-546-9885
zazulj@mcmaster.ca

Associate Clinical Professors

Sharon Dore

PhD
School of Nursing
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Associate Clinical Professor

Area of Expertise: Women’s Health Education; Assessment

905-525-9140 ext. 75969
sdore@mcmaster.ca

Pat Miller

PhD
School of Rehabilitation Science
Associate Clinical Professor

Area of Expertise: Assessment, Professionalism; Clinical Competence


pmiller@mcmaster.ca


Assistant Professors

Liz Alvarez

MD, PhD
Faculty
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Elizabeth Alvarez
Assistant Professor
Member, McMaster Institute for Research on Aging
RESEARCH INTERESTS: health promotion; chronic disease prevention and management; health systems and programs; family medicine

905-525-9140 ext. 22248
alvare@mcmaster.ca


Ilana Bayer

PhD
Faculty
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
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Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Learning Technologies; Pathology

905-521-2100 ext. 28830
bayer@mcmaster.ca

Teresa Chan

MD, MHPED
Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Teresa Chan
Assistant Professor
Adjunct Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: Health Research Methods; Simulation-Based Education

905-525-9140 ext. 73136
teresa.chan@medportal.ca


Larkin Lamarche

PhD
Department of Family Medicine
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Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Exercise and Health Psychology

905-525-9140 ext. 21224
amarche@mcmaster.ca

Lynn Martin

BScN, MScN, EdD
Faculty
School of Nursing
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Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Surgical Nursing

905-525-9140 ext. 22246
martl@mcmaster.ca

Joanna Pierazzo

PhD
Faculty
School of Nursing
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Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Educational Psychology; Simulation-Based Learning

905-525-9140 ext. 26510
pierazj@mcmaster.ca

Meredith Vanstone

PhD
Faculty
Department of Family Medicine
Meredith Vanstone
Assistant Professor
Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program
RESEARCH INTERESTS: qualitative methods; education policy; health policy; health professions education

905-525-9140 ext. 22113
meredith.vanstone@mcmaster.ca


Connie Williams

PhD
Pediatrics
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Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Health Policy and Bioethics

905-525-9140 ext. 73530
willico@mcmaster.ca

Assistant Clinical Professors

Matthew Sibbald

MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Matthew Sibbald
Assistant Professor
Director, Centre for Simulation-Based Learning, Cardiology Residency Program Director; Adjunct Scientist, McMaster Education Research, Innovation & Theory (MERIT) Program

Area of Expertise: interventional cardiology, intravascular imaging and hemodynamic studies

905-527-4322 ext. 44477
sibbaldm@hhsc.ca


Adjunct Appointments

Ryan Brydges

PhD
Department of Medicine (U of T)
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Adjunct Appointment

Area of Expertise: Health Professional Education, Simulation-based Learning

416-340-3202
ryan.brydges@utoronto.ca


Meghan McConnell

PhD
Department of Psychology (U of Ottawa)
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Adjunct Appointment
Education Scholarship Lead, CHSE

Area of Expertise: Health Professional Education, Simulation-based Learning

905-525-9140 ext. 20383
mcconn@mcmaster.ca

Jennine Salfi

PhD
Department of Nursing (Brock University)
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Adjunct Appointment

Area of Expertise: Inter-professional Education

905-688-5550 ext. 3483
jsalfi@brocku.ca


Walter Tavares

PhD
Department of Medicine (U of T)
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Adjunct Appointment

Area of Expertise: Educational Assessment

905-525-9140 ext. 46368
walter.tavares@utoronto.ca