Based at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, the research team is constantly striving towards our goal of improving the health of women and infants. We are always looking for dedicated researchers and students who are interested in working with us in clinical research.

Benefits of working with the team – Why join?

Learning Opportunities
McMaster University is a recognized and internationally ranked research and educational institution. Of over 18,000 universities, McMaster jumped up 35 spots to 78th place, ranking in the top 1% in the World Universities Rankings by Times Higher Education.


McMaster was also named Canada’s most research intensive university. With a total research income of $354.6 million in 2017, up from $324.6 million in 2016, McMaster surpassed its peers in research-intensity, averaging $405,300 per faculty member – more than double the national average!

The Dept of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics is particularly renowned with a vibrant series of rounds and other educational opportunities. You will be provided plenty of opportunities to gain valuable experience in clinical epidemiology and research methodology, as well as knowledge pertaining to current issues in obstetrics and gynecology.

A Diverse Work Environment
Our team’s diverse yet complimentary expertise broadens the training capacity.  The team consists of a variety of trainees at all levels including clinicians, post-doctorate fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, research assistants, epidemiologists, and biostatisticians. Through collaboration, the combination of different skills enables us to achieve more together.

Dr. Marinela Grabovac presenting an abstract selected “Best of Three” oral abstracts at the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada 75th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference, June 2019
Kristen Viaje presenting a poster abstract selected “Best of Three” poster presentations at the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada 75th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference, June 2019

Improve the Health of Women and Infants
Through generating new evidence, you will contribute importantly to improving women and infants’ health.  You will create new knowledge in obstetrics and neonatology. Ultimately, this often leads to changes in guidelines and clinical practice that benefit women’s and infants’ health and health service utilization.