McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Demystifying Medicine Graduate Student Talks

Date: Monday, January 21, 2019

Complications associated with chronic airway infections: Cystic fibrosis as a polymicrobial disease


Gayatri Nair, masters student, medical sciences, infection and immunology, McMaster University

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the complications associated with chronic airway infections and subsequent treatment, highlighting the need for individualized care
  • Identify cystic fibrosis (CF) as a polymicrobial infection and recognize drivers of exacerbations as a key component in managing the disease

Role of occupational therapy


Claudia Yousif, masters of science student, Occupational Therapy Program, University of Toronto

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the occupational therapy (OT) program as well as the requirements of admission to the program
  • Understand different OT fields

Contact Information:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Cathy Stampfli
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73115