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Nursing student wins gold at Henley Regatta

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017: When BScN student Myma Okuda-Rayfuse won gold at the 135th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in August, she cried with joy. Read More

Elizabeth Orr wins Dr. Margaret Black Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Thursday, Sep 07, 2017: Elizabeth Orr, a graduate student in the McMaster School of Nursing, has won the “Dr. Margaret Black Ontario Graduate Scholarship”. The award honours a former nursing professor at McMaster. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack and Nancy Carter

Study aims to improve Ontario’s health care system

Monday, Aug 28, 2017: Dr. Ruta Valaitis has been invited to be the Phase 1 Academic co-lead on an important year-long study that will have an impact on how health servic... Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis

New grant explores Indigenous and Western healing practices

Monday, Aug 28, 2017: Dr. Bernice Downey is engaged in an exciting new study involving a unique health clinic based at Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in southern Ontario. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Amy Wright named as one of top nurses in Canada

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017: Amy Wright, a PhD student in the School of Nursing at McMaster, has been named as one of the top 150 nurses in Canada by the Canadian Nurses Association. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

News of Heather Arthur's passing

Monday, Jul 31, 2017: Heather Arthur, a renowned McMaster University nurse scientist, has passed away. Arthur pioneered cardiac rehabilitation research in Canada... Read More

Featuring: Heather Arthur

Student researchers study community engagement in action

Friday, Jul 28, 2017: A research project involving seniors and children gave these nursing students a chance to experience and learn about community engagement. Read More

New research chair honours Heather Arthur

Friday, Jul 21, 2017: A legacy is being set for Heather Arthur, a McMaster University nurse scientist who pioneered cardiac rehabilitation research in Canada. An endowed... Read More

Featuring: Heather Arthur

Research grant will enable expansion of training program for seniors

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017: Post-doctoral fellow Dr. Sarah Neil-Sztramko is the Principal Investigator on a new grant that will permit researchers to evaluate and expand a tablet training program for older adults. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Renewed grants will support research about frail elderly Canadians

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017: Health Canada has renewed support for the next five years for the Clinical Frailty Network, a centre of excellence dedicated to improving care for ... Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Nursing graduand dedicated to children

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017: Nikki Berza knew from a young age that she wanted to make a difference in children’s lives. Read More

Nursing student cooks up job as a visiting chef

Wednesday, Jun 07, 2017: McMaster nursing student Thomas Kambadzi is cooking up a career in health care – and he is already busy with house calls. A year ago he wan... Read More

Class of 1968 alumni celebrate reunion

Thursday, Jun 01, 2017: One flew in from Australia. Others drove in from London, Toronto, Kitchener, Michigan and places in between. Eight graduates from the McMaster Nursing Class of 1968 gathered at The Old Mill in Ancaster on May 3, 2017 and spent the day catching up on what’s been happening in their lives since their last meeting. Read More

Dr. Rebecca Ganann wins Postdoctoral Fellow Leadership Award

Thursday, Jun 01, 2017: Dr. Rebecca Ganann, a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Nursing, received a leadership award at the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Awards Reception on May 31. Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis, Maureen Markle-Reid and Rebecca Ganann

New research will help enhance clinical skills with video tutorials

Thursday, Jun 01, 2017: Dr. Lynn Martin has won a Leadership in Teaching & Learning Fellowship Program award. Her project, which will take place over the next two year... Read More

Featuring: Lynn Martin

The Journey: An interview with Danielle Bourque

Tuesday, May 30, 2017: Danielle Bourque will be starting her Masters degree in nursing at McMaster this fall. She is featured in a new 20-minute documentary about three young Indigenous nurses who are working to improve health care for Indigenous people in Canada. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

Farida Hesler wins Nursing Excellence Award

Monday, May 29, 2017: Farida Hesler, a School of Nursing Part-Time (Sessional) Instructor, has won the Hamilton Health Sciences Nursing Excellence Award for 2017. Read More

Featuring: Ruth Chen

Dr. Katie Allan wins travel award competition

Friday, May 12, 2017: Katie Allan, a post-doctoral fellow in the School of Nursing, took first place in the Faculty of Health Sciences Postdoctoral Association’s travel award competition this year. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll and Michael McGillion

Can evidence-based messages about cancer prevention change behaviour?

Friday, May 12, 2017: If easy-to-understand information about cancer reaches the public, do these messages change what people know and think to do to stay healthy and re... Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Dr. Ruth Chen takes on new role in the School of Nursing

Wednesday, May 10, 2017: The School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Dr. Ruth Chen has assumed the role of Assistant Dean, Academic Resources (Nursing) and ... Read More

Featuring: Ruth Chen

French version of advanced practice nursing book is now available

Tuesday, May 09, 2017: Canadian Perspectives on Advanced Practice Nursing, co-edited by Prof. Ruth Hannon, is now available in French. Perspectives canadiennes de la prat... Read More

Featuring: Ruth Hannon

SMArTVIEW research project expands to more cardiac and vascular surgery patients thanks to new grant

Friday, May 05, 2017: Drs. McGillion, Devereaux, Yost, Carroll and their team have been funded successfully in the Ontario Centres of Excellence Health Technology Fund c... Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Sandra L. Carroll

School of Nursing welcomes scholars from USA

Friday, May 05, 2017: Sixteen students and their professors from Drexel University were at McMaster last month for a week-long immersion in the Canadian health care syst... Read More

Featuring: Nancy Carter

New research will focus on newcomer health

Friday, May 05, 2017: Dr. Nancy Carter, Dr. Sandra Carroll, Dr. Olive Wahoush and Rawan Aljbour have been awarded $22,000 from the Hamilton Community Foundation’s ... Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush, Sandra L. Carroll and Nancy Carter

Nurses: Researching tools of the future

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017: Computer technology is changing the landscape of health care delivery, but nurses aren’t just waiting for the technology to come to them. Man... Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid, Diana Sherifali, Ruta Valaitis and Michael McGillion

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