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New ICES satellite site launches at McMaster University


ICES’ newest satellite site opened today at McMaster’s Health Sciences Centre on the main campus of McMaster University. The 2,300 square-foot facility is a joint collaboration between ICES and McMaster with its academic hospitals Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.

Dr. Michael Schull, CEO of ICES said, “We’re very pleased that ICES McMaster will now join our other ICES satellites in Kingston, Ottawa, Toronto and London, and soon another new satellite in northern Ontario. By regionally expanding the number of scientists and the breadth of scientific expertise available, the ICES satellites extend the capacity of ICES to generate high-quality research that contributes to the effectiveness, quality, equity and efficiency of healthcare and health services for all people in Ontario.”

Some of the areas of research focus at ICES McMaster will be:

  • health services research and health policy
  • gastrointestinal disorders
  • patient safety
  • child and youth health
  • mental health and addiction
Michael Schull speaks at ICES McMaster opening

Michael Schull speaks at opening of ICES McMaster

ICES McMaster opening

(L to R) Steve Collins, associate dean, research, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences; Hsien Seow, incoming site director, ICES McMaster; John Cairney, site director, ICES McMaster; Michael Schull, CEO, ICES;


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