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McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences Newsmagazine — Volume 9, Issue 3, Fall 2015

Canada Research Chairs for two FHS researchers

Gerry Wright
Gerry Wright
John Lavis
John Lavis

John Lavis and Gerry Wright were awarded senior Canada Research Chairs (CRC) for their research on better health systems and on infectious disease, respectively.

Lavis, a professor of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, was awarded a Tier 1 CRC in Evidence-Informed Health Systems.

Wright, director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and a professor of biochemistry and biomedical sciences, had his Tier 1 CRC in Molecular Studies of Antibiotics renewed.

Both will receive $1.4 million over the next seven years.