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McMaster Okanagan Office of Health & Well-being

Prioritizing Optimal Health & Well-being at McMaster

Contact Us

For general inquiries, please contact the email below.

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Dr. Paul O’Byrne

  • Chair, McMaster Okanagan Committee 
  • Dean & Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Professor, Department of Medicine
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Lynn Armstrong

  • Administrator, McMaster Okanagan Office of Health & Well-being
  • Member of the AFMC Okanagan Charter Collaborative
  • Co-Chair of the McMaster Healthy Workplace Committee
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Dr. Catharine Munn

  • Advisor to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), Special Projects (Mental Health)
  • Lead, McMaster Okanagan Office of Health & Well-being Mental Health Division
  • Assistant Dean, Resident Affairs, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)
  • Lead, Professor Hippo-on-Campus Student Mental Health Education Program
  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences

Administrative Team

Karen Goad Email Karen

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Smith Email Jennifer

Administrative Assistant, Professor Hippo-on-Campus Certification

Muhammad Farooq Email Muhammad

Project Support Assistant (Student)

Isabel Richards Email Isabel

Project Support Assistant (Student)

Lindsay Crocco Email Lindsay

Education & Community Engagement Lead

Jordan Dawe-Ryan Email Jordan

Wellness Educator

Scott Synnott Email Scott

Wellness Educator

Research Team

Allan Fein Email Allan

Senior Research Coordinator, Mental Health Initiatives

Emma Bruce Email Emma

Research Coordinator, Mental Health Initiatives

Samara Bengall Email Samara

Research Coordinator

Marina Boutros Salama Email Marina

Research Assistant, Professor Hippo-on-Campus

Vanessa Olayiwola Email Vanessa

Research Assistant

Faculty Partners

Dr. Jillian Halladay Email BYOB

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, McMaster University

Dr. Mojan Naisani Samani Email Mac Mindfulness

Assistant Professor of Management, University of Wisconsin-River Falls