Nora Fayed (Alumni) - McMaster University
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Nora Fayed is an assistant professor in the Queen’s School of Occupational Therapy. She obtained her Bachelor of Science (kinesiology) from the University of Waterloo, Master’s of Science Occupational Therapy from Western University and a PhD (rehabilitation) from McMaster University. Nora has expertise in patience-important outcomes research for children and families affected by chronic conditions with a special interest in quality of life. Her approach to research was applied in the context of the prestigious Marie Curie European Union Fellowship at the [former] ICF Research Branch of the World Health Organization in Munich Germany from 2008-2009. Upon completion of PhD (2011), , she obtained 3 years of CIHR funded postdoctoral fellowship 2012-2015 held at University Health Network Division of Health Care and Outcomes and McMaster Department of Pediatrics. She has also obtained the Canadian Child Health Scientist Career Enhancement Award, the Micheal deGroote Fellowship Award and is a Research Associate at the CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research. Nora’s approach to outcomes using advanced analytical techniques have been applied to pediatric health services research in epilepsy, pediatric intensive care, obesity, cancer and cerebral palsy. She currently leads patient-centred research in partnership with policy and not for profit agencies such as Complex Care for Kids Ontario and Epilepsy Halton Peel Hamilton.