Affiliated Scientists

Affiliated Scientists

  • Dr. Jean Clinton
  • Dr. Matthew Greenway
  • Dr. Michelle Howard
  • Dr. Dean Kriellaars
  • Dr. Cheryl Missiuna
  • Dr. Anthony Redmond
  • Dr. Brian Timmons
  • Dr. Terrance Wade
  • Dr. Peter Wilson

 

Affiliated Scientists

 

 

Dr. Jean Clinton is an Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster, division of Child Psychiatry. She is on staff at McMaster Children's Hospital. In addition, she is an Associate in the Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sick Children's Hospital. She is an Associate Member of the Offord Centre for Child Studies and has been a consultant to child welfare and children's mental health programs for 25 years. She is the Faculty Lead for the provincial primary care education strategy for the Enhanced 18-month Well-Baby Visit, housed at the Offord Centre. Dr Clinton has recently joined Zero To Three's Leaders of the 21st Century Program as an International Fellow. She is also a member of the Mental Health Commission of Canada's Child and Adolescent Advisory Committee. Dr Clinton is renowned locally, provincially, nationally, and more recently internationally as an advocate for children's issues.

 


Dr. Michelle Howard is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University. She has a Master's in Epidemiology from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University. Her research focus is on primary care health services with an interest in organizational changes and quality improvement and she is part of a team developing and studying a Personal Health Record (MyOSCAR) for primary care. She is currently a co-investigator on the CATCH project.

 

 

 

 

 



Dr. Cheryl Missiuna
is a Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University and a Scientist with CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research. She is an occupational therapist with graduate level training in educational psychology and special education. Cheryl contributes expertise regarding children with developmental coordination disorder and models of service delivery in pediatric rehabilitation. Her current research interests include developing and evaluating innovative models of service delivery in school health support services, early identification and prevention of secondary consequences in children with developmental coordination disorder, and developing educational resources for parents, teachers, physicians and service providers.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Dr. Brian Timmons is Research Director and Clinical Development Lead of the Child Health & Exercise Medicine Program at McMaster University and McMaster Children's Hospital. Brian is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and holds status as an Associate Member in the Department of Kinesiology and as an Investigator with CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physical Education and Kinesiology at Brock University. Brian grew up in the Ottawa Valley and travelled to Lakehead University where he completed an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology. Brian then moved to Hamilton to begin a masters degree with the Dr. Oded Bar-Or (McMaster). Shortly thereafter, he transferred to the PhD program in the Department of Kinesiology where he was Oded’s last trainee. After a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky (McMaster), Brian was recruited to the Department of Pediatrics to build on the work of Dr. Bar-Or, who had passed away in 2005.

 

 

 



Dr. Terrance Wade
is a Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at Brock University and the past Canada Research Chair in Youth and Wellness. His research employs a multi-disciplinary, population-focused perspective to investigate the social and structural determinants of child health and development, examining life trajectories that lead to a variety of childhood, adolescent and adult health outcomes. He has also conducted extensive research on mental health and mental health service use related to family structure, marital status, and marital transitions including transitioning into and out of single mother household status. In this capacity, he has worked on several funded projects both in Canada and the United States that focus on factors that increase the resilience of children and adults across a broad array of health outcomes. He is currently working on various funded projects from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (HSFO), including as a co-investigator on the CATCH project.