J. Fraser Mustard
My professional life has not always been focused on early human development. After receiving my MD from the University of Toronto, I began a research career at the University of Cambridge, focusing on the role of blood platelets in atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. I pursued this work when I returned to the University of Toronto and continued at McMaster University, where I recruited many international scientists who helped to develop the university’s problem-based program of medical education. It has since been adopted as a model around the world.a
a For more about Dr. Mustard’s life, see J. Fraser Mustard: Connections & Careers (2010), by University of Toronto Professor Emerita Marian A. Packham, a long-time friend, research collaborator and colleague of Dr. Mustard.
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