Current Position [Please see leadership team]:

  • Research Associate – Medicine, McMaster University
  • Assistant Clinical Professor (adjunct) –  Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University

2017 – 2021:

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow  – Geras Centre for Aging Research, Department of Medicine, McMaster University

Bio: Dr. Patricia Hewston was a post-doctoral fellow at the Geras Centre for Aging Research within the Department of Medicine at McMaster University. In recognition of academic excellence and leadership, Dr. Hewston has received 30+ academic awards including the prestigious AGEWELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award, Hamilton Health Sciences New Investigator Fund, Labarge Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mobility in Aging and Canadian Frailty Network Interdisciplinary Fellowship. During her postdoctoral fellowship, she developed an “off-the-shelf” product with online certification courses for certified GERAS DANCE instructors with AGE-WELL SIP Accelerator Program funds.