Dr. Margaret Denton
Professor, McMaster University
Dr. Denton is Professor Emeritus, Department of Health, Aging & Society and Sociology and Senior Social Scientist in Residence at McMaster. She taught courses on aging at both the graduate and undergraduate levels for over 25 years. Dr. Denton also held a number of administrative positions including Director of Gerontological Studies and Director of the McMaster Centre for Georontological Studies during her tenure at McMaster.
She is also a Vice President of the Board Hamilton Council on Aging where she has been working on an initiative to make Hamilton an age-friendly community. Her research interests include health and aging, health human resources, access to and delivery of community health and social services, retirement planning, gender, income and health inequalities.
She has been the recipient of grants from both the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) as well as many other the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. She has many published 65 papers in both national and international journals.