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Illness prevention
and management

Illness prevention and management

Health promotion, illness prevention and chronic disease management are proactive

Health Equity
and disparity

Health equity and disparity

Health equity occurs when individuals, locally or globally, have the opportunity to maximize their full health potential.

Health System Integration
and Innovation

Health system integration and innovation

Health systems or health services research aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system through changes to practice and policy.


Research focus: Heart and stroke

Heart and stroke diseases affect more than 600,000 Canadians. Every seven minutes, someone in Canada dies from heart disease or stroke. Here at McMaster’s School of Nursing, several faculty members are contributing to the important work of finding better treatment and prevention solutions.   Read More

Meet the Researcher: Rebecca Ganann

Our health care system needs to change to meet new needs. One challenge facing it is how to best support a growing older population to live well in their own communities for as long as possible. Dr. Ganann's research addresses these issues.  Read More

Student in nurse practitioner program wins award for excellence

Graduate student Leanna McCallum has won the Dr. Marilyn A. Ray Award for Excellence in Nurse Practitioner Education and Practice.   Read More

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