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Collaborative for Health and Aging

Organizational Structure

The McMaster Collaborative for Health and Aging’s organizational structure draws upon expertise from researchers, knowledge users, trainees, older adults and caregivers, and staff. We ensure that our objectives are realized, resources are well managed, and the interests of all stakeholders, including members, partners, and endusers, are protected and reflected in key decisions.  

Governance structures and systems

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Visit the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit website

The Collaborative is part of the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit network which provides infrastructure, expertise, and support for patient-oriented research and promotes knowledge mobilization to improve health policy and clinical practice in Ontario. The Collaborative operates out of McMaster University (School of Nursing), building on McMaster’s established excellence in research on aging.  

Learn more about our members

We are a coalition of over 50 researchers, trainees, older adults, and caregivers working together to improve the health and well-being of older Canadians by advancing patient-oriented health research on aging.   

Learn more about our consultation and support services

The Collaborative provides consultation and support, promotes training and mentorship, and facilitates partnerships and knowledge translation for patient-oriented research on aging within three specific areas of focus: science of engagement with older adults; complex health interventions for older adults and caregivers; and access and use of secondary data for healthy aging.