Alan Neville, associate dean, education; professor, Department of Oncology and Department of Medicine; and medical oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre
As associate dean, education, Alan Neville will oversee the education mandate of the Faculty, including its educational programs and resources.
"Susan and Alan
will provide dynamic leadership."
has just finished 13 years as the assistant dean for the undergraduate medical program, while it has doubled in size to 203 first-year students.
He is a professor in the Department of Oncology and the Department of Medicine and a medical oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre, where he specializes in lung cancer and genitourinary cancers.
He received his medical education from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, followed by medical residency training there and at McMaster and his training in medical oncology at the University of Wisconsin, before joining McMaster in 1984.
Neville obtained his M.Ed from the University of Toronto (OISE) in 1998.
His research interests lie in medical education; he has chaired a number of educational working groups of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC).
has been actively involved in the development of national collaborative undergraduate medical school curricula in aboriginal health, gender health, complementary and alternative medicine and palliative and end-of-life care.
is also actively involved in faculty development in the areas of problem-based learning (PBL) tutoring and inter-professional education.
Alan Neville and professor Geoff Norman led a group of educators and students in the development of the COMPASS curriculum for the undergraduate medical program.
Earlier this year Neville
received three awards for his
educational leadership: From the AFMC
, the President's Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine; from McMaster University
, the President's Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership; from the graduating medical students, the Ari Shali Teaching Award.
Alan Neville, Associate Dean (Education)