McMaster University

McMaster University

Global Health Education Committee

 

 


Laura Banfield

Laura Banfield

Health Sciences Librarian & School of Nursing, Midwifery & Global Health Liaison

Health Sciences Library, Room 2B32
(905) 525-9140  ext. 20239
banfie@mcmaster.ca

Laura is pursuing graduate studies with a focus in International Circumpolar Health and she teaches in the Global Health Issues course.

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Nina Cavey

Nina Cavey

(Sessional Faculty & Curriculum Team Member, McMaster Site

Room HSC-2J34G ext. 22331
ncavey@mcmaster.ca

International Experience

Germany (2 years), England (6 months), Irian Jaya, Indonesia (4 months)

Zambia (1+ years), Nicaragua (1 month)

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Gloria Charles

Gloria Charles

Sessional Clinical Lecturer, McMaster Site

  • Originally trained as an R.N. in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, West Indies (1968-1971).
  • Immigrated to Montreal, Canada in 1971 and worked at the Montreal General Hospital for 3yrs before relocating to Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Gloria worked at St. Joseph's Healthcare for 27 years in a full-time position and 3 years part-time. Areas of interest are: Cardiac, Respiratory and Geriatrics.
  • In 2008 she Co-tutored in the N4H03: Issues in International and Intercultural Health and from 2009 to present, a Clinical Tutor for N4JO7, Students in International Clinical placements.
  • Also associated with students and faculty in the Undergraduate program from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad, during 2008 and 2010.
  • Since becoming a member of the Faculty of the School of Nursing at McMaster, Gloria has taught levels 1, 2 & 3 PBL, 4TH year Clinical and the Accelerated Stream level 3 PBL.

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Heather Cross

Full Time Faculty, Conestoga Site

Room 4B, Conestoga College Doon Campus
519-748-5220 x 3932
hcross@conestogac.on.ca


• Heather is full-time faculty in the nursing program at Conestoga College. She is the tutor/site course lead for Introduction to Issues in Global Health elective, and facilitates the international health placement application process at Conestoga site.

• Masters degree in Nursing and Master of Science in Capacity Development and Extension

• Research Interests: capacity building for health and wellbeing in rural youth; health human resource planning; nursing leadership; program evaluation research

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Deborah Davidson

Deborah Davidson

Full Time Faculty Liaison, Mohawk Site

IAHS-338
(905) 528-0524 ext. 26827
deborah.davidson@mohawkcollege.ca

  • Accustomed to French Canadian culture, growing up and working in Montréal and Laval, Quebec.
  • Background in Accounting within a Chinese and Japanese business environment.
  • Full-time Professor experienced with teaching a diversity of students in the diploma nursing program, practical nursing program and BScN program Basic Stream (Levels 1 - 4) and the RPN-to-BScN Stream.
  • Masters thesis related to culturally diverse student nurses and their qualitative experiences within a nursing program.
  • Faculty member at Mohawk College teaching/facilitating student education in the Issues in Global Health course since 2004.
  • International travel experience/planner i.e. Malawi, Zambia, Japan and the Yukon.
  • Research interests include intercultural communication, community involvement and respect as global citizens.

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Alison Diamond

Alison Diamond

Full Time Faculty, Mohawk Site

IAHS-323
(905) 528-0524 ext. 26822
alison.diamond@mohawkcollege.ca

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Siobhan Eastman
Siobhan Eastman (last row, centre) with homeless children in Guatemala

Siobhan Eastman


Sessional Clinical Instructor, McMaster Site

eastms@mcmaster.ca

International Experience

Ireland (2 years), England (1 year), Morocco (1 months), Thailand (3 weeks),Guatemala (1 year), Nicaragua (1 month), Aboriginal Community, Northern Ontario (1 year), Homeless – Calgary, Hamilton, Toronto (12 years)

Member of Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG), McMaster University, Guatemala Interest Group.

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Lisa-Anne Hagerman

Lisa-Anne Hagerman

Full Time Faculty, Conestoga Site

lahagerman@conestogac.on.ca

Educational background in international culture and religions primarily responsible for international clients admitted to hospital in Virginia and Florida.

International Experience:

United States (10 years) cultural care clients included clients from Saudi Arabia and Latin America.

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Gender Kaur
Gender Kaur conducting a health education workshop for teachers in Chennai, India

Gender Kaur

(Sessional Faculty, McMaster Site)

gkaur@mcmaster.ca

International Experience

Singapore (10 years), Australia (3 years), India (2 years) Indonesia (2 months)

Relevant Experience

  • Gender's academic qualifications include a Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching at Higher Education (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and a Masters in Community Health (University of Sydney, Australia) for which she was awarded a scholarship.
  • During her post graduate studies she completed 2 theses related to study skills and transcultural communication
  • Her global health interests include education and transcultural nursing/communication.
  • During her extensive years of teaching both nursing and non nursing programs, her roles included planning and co-ordinating clinical postings, mentoring student leaders, chairing nation-wide health seminars and first-aid competitions, supervising students with research projects and teaching the Bridging for Internationally Educated Nurses programs
  • Her other achievements include leading an overseas health expedition to rural Bintan, Indonesia and being instrumental in pioneering a new BScN program for The National University of Singapore.
  • She also completed a Medical Officer Cadet Course in Singapore and was involved in co-ordinating and teaching the combat medic and service medic courses

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Michael Ladouceur

Michael Ladouceur

Faculty, McMaster Site

ladouce@mcmaster.ca

International Experience

Costa Rica, Egypt, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho (2 years), Malawi,
Pakistan (3 months),South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe

Outpost Experience

Cape Dorset, Nunavut (3 years), Rankin Inlet

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Ola Lunyk-Child

Ola Lunyk-Child

Full Time Faculty, Chair of Admissions and former Coordinator of Studies, McMaster Site

Room HSC- 2J30
(905) 525-9140 ext. 28059
lunyk@mcmaster.ca

Ola Lunyk-Child's Faculty Profile

For five years Professor Lunyk-Child has provided students with academic counselling with respect to their eligibility for a global health placement and its impact on their trajectory through the BScN program. 

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Iris Mujica


Chair GHEC, liaison McMaster Site

Room HSC-2J24B ext. 24730
mujicai@mcmaster.ca

Faculty Profile

Professor Mujica, recipient of the 2011 McMaster Students Union Teaching Award, has been involved in Global Health educational activities for several years. As current co-chair of the Global Health Education committee, she has participated in the revisions and development of the Introduction to Global Health Issues course (4H03), the establishment of affiliation agreements and the selection and training of students planning to have a Global Health placement. She has international experience in South America (Peru and Chile), locally (Toronto-Canada) and has been a PBL consultant to faculty members from Chile (Temuco, Santiago), Mexico (Colima, San Luis Potosi), Israel, Italy, North Dakota –USA and South Africa.

Professor Mujica is a member of the Canadian Society of International Health (CSIH), the Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC), the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) and the McMaster Global Health Research leadership program. Her global health research interests include Global Health Education (intra and interdisciplinary), transcultural care and impact of Global health experiences on professional practice.

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Jodi Pipes
Jodi Pipes (back row) with kids at an Immunization Outreach Station in Southern Sudan

Jodi Pipes

Sessional Faculty, McMaster Site

jodipipes@hotmail.com

Education

BScN (2000) McMaster University, Master of Public Health (2007) James Cook University (QLD, Australia)

International Experience

Malawi, New Mexico (3 months), South Sudan (5 months), Australia (8 years RCH - ER Melbourne, VIC & rural/remote WA, NT, QLD)  

Jodi has worked in various fields of nursing including public health, acute pediatrics (medical, surgical & emergency), critical care, community care, rural and remote and primary health care in Canada, Australia, Africa and the United States.

Jodi completed a 5-month mission with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) in Southern Sudan as an Outreach Nurse.  She collaborated with 20 other international MSF staff and over 100 local National MSF workers within the outreach and base sites to deliver primary health care in remote areas.   She hopes to do another mission in the future.

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Susan Vaughan

Program Coordinator and Student Liaison, GHEC

HSC-2J36
(905) 525-9140 ext. 22378
vaughs@mcmaster.ca

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Olive Wahoush

Olive Wahoush

Full Time Faculty, McMaster Site

Room HSC-3N28C ext. 22802
wahousho@mcmaster.ca

Faculty Profile

International Experience

Abu Dhabi (6 months), England (2 years), Ireland, (8 years),

Jordan (1.5 years), Pakistan (3.5 years), Cairo (4 months), Trinidad (1 year)

Roles included clinical practice, education, management and research.

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Basanti Majumdar Basanti Majumdar

Retired Faculty, McMaster Site

majumdar@mcmaster.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

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