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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

Dr. Susan Jack is featured in the Canadian Nurse magazine

Dr. Susan Jack, one of our Nursing Graduate Faculty members, is featured in the November/December 2017 issue of Canadian Nurse.   Read More

Palliative care study findings and resources are now available online

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association has published recent research findings by Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen, a McMaster University School of Nursing professor, and graduate student Pamela Durepos.   Read More

Searching for solutions for diabetes distress during pregnancy

The stress of living with a chronic disease like diabetes can take its toll. When that anxiety is so strong that it interferes with personal and social life and how a patient manages their symptoms, experts call it “diabetes distress”.   Read More

Elizabeth Orr wins Dr. Margaret Black Ontario Graduate Scholarship

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

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