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Dec
22

Equitable Admissions for Black Applicants

The BHSc (Hons) Program announces the launch of a pilot project for Equitable Admissions for Black Applicants (EABA), starting with the current application cycle for entrance to BHSc in Fall 2021. “Being an accessible, supportive, and inclusive community is really important to us,” says Stacey Ritz, Assistant Dean of the BHSc (Hons) Program.  “This initiative […]

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Jun
02

A Message from Assistant Dean Stacey Ritz on Racism and Anti-Racism in BHSc

Hello to everyone in the BHSc Community and beyond: I know we have our BHSc Q&A scheduled for students on Friday, but in light of current events I felt I needed to reach out to all of you before then.  We need to talk about racism. First, I want to express my care and concern […]

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Jun
26

BHSc Award Winners at Spring FHS Convocation

2 BHSc (Hons) Program graduands were the recipients of prestigious prizes and honours at this year’s Spring Convocation for McMaster’s Faculty of Health Sciences, held on May 23 at First Ontario Concert Hall in downtown Hamilton.  Members of the Graduating Class and their families were invited to attend a breakfast at LIUNA Station prior to […]

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Nov
27

In Memoriam – Del Harnish, 1954-2018

Remembering teh* legacy of Del Harnish It is with great sadness that we announce that Del Harnish, assistant dean of the BHSc (Hons) Program from 2000-2015 and vice dean of undergraduate education in the Faculty of Health Sciences, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018. Del’s impact on students over the course of his career […]

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Feb
09

BHSc instructors offer “DNA Decoded”

Faculty of Health Sciences professors and BHSc (Hons) Program instructors Dr. Felicia Vulcu and Dr. Caitlin Mullarkey have collaborated with staff at McMaster’s MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching recently launched a new online course for the public, entitled “DNA Decoded“.  The launch of the course was featured in the Hamilton Spectator […]

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Jan
23

Music, Health, & The Community

McMaster University Bachelor of Health Sciences students Avery Clavio, Shannon Gui, Arbaaz Patel, Deeksha Kundapur and Charmaine Holland. Photo by JD Howell via FHS News HTHSCI 3MU3 – Music, Health, & The Community is getting some well-deserved attention.  The program, which begain as a 4th year initiative several years ago, has evolved into a 3rd […]

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Oct
23

Welcome to Dr. Eric Seidlitz!

The BHSc (Hons) Program is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric Seidlitz as an Assistant Professor, as of September 15, 2017.  Eric has been an instructor in the BHSc (Hons) Program since 2011, contributing to teaching in the basic sciences in a variety of roles.  Originally from Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Eric completed […]

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Sep
22

Welcome to Dr. Caitlin Mullarkey!

The BHSc (Hons) Program is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Caitlin Mullarkey as an Assistant Professor, as of August 1, 2017.  A Rhodes Scholar, Dr. Mullarkey’s received her doctorate from the University of Oxford where she worked on a novel influenza vaccination strategy. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Icahn School of […]

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