GERAS Research Assistant Wins at 2015 Canadian Geriatrics Society Conference

Thom Ringer, a DeGroote Medical Student at McMaster University and research assistant at The GERAS Centre was awarded the 2015 Willard and Phebe Thompson Award for best student presentation for his work on “Frailty Predicts Degree of Caregiver Burden in Older Adults Attending a Geriatric Outpatient Clinic.”

Thom thanks his colleagues at the GERAS Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, and the Centre for Healthy Aging at St. Peters, including Dr. Alexandra Papaioannou, Dr. Afeez Hazzan, Dr. Janet Pritchard, Dr. Courtney Kennedy, Dr. Christopher Patterson, Dr. Brian Misiaszek, Dr. Sharon Marr, Dr. Tricia Woo, and Sarah Karampatos.