MIRA | Collaborative for Health & Aging
A new OSSU Research Centre in Aging, MIRA | Collaborative for Health & Aging, brings together world-class researchers from the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) and the McMaster School of Nursing’s Aging, Community and Health Research Unit (ACHRU).
The mandate of the collaborative is to build capacity and advance Ontario’s health care system by using an integrated, coordinated, and people-centered approach. The collaborative seeks to strengthen Ontario’s capacity in patient-oriented research and improve health system performance and patients’ experiences by advancing the science of patient engagement and methods and tools in patient-oriented research in aging. By addressing the unique needs of older adults and their caregivers through resources, consultation supports, data access, and technical services, the collaborative will position Ontario as a leader in patient-oriented research in aging.
The collaborative is comprised of five goal groups, each with a distinct focus:
For more information, please contact MIRAcollaborative@mcmaster.ca