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New study will examine the costs of aging-in-place for frail older people

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018: How much does it cost patients and their families to support a frail older person at home? A new study co-led by Dr. Rebecca Ganann seeks to answe... Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann and Jenny Ploeg

Mental health nurse sets sights on Miss World Canada 2018 title

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018: McMaster grad Melissa Young ’18 (School of Nursing) will be competing in the Miss World Canada competition on July 22. Young, the current Mi... Read More

Andrea Baumann named Order of Canada

Monday, Jul 16, 2018:   Dr. Andrea Baumann is one of four McMaster faculty members who were recently awarded the Order of Canada. Read full story on Faculty of Hea... Read More

Featuring: Andrea Baumann

Sandra Carroll named vice-dean and executive director of School of Nursing

Monday, Jul 16, 2018: Dr. Sandra Carroll has been appointed as vice-dean, Faculty of Health Sciences and executive director of the School of Nursing at McMaster University Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Q & A with Research Associate Dr. Jennifer Salerno

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018: Dr. Jennifer Salerno is a Research Associate with Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Person-Centred Interventions for Older Adults with Multimorbidity and their Caregivers. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid

New grant will support clinical trial of wearable vital sign monitor

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018: Drs. Michael McGillion and PJ Devereaux and their research team have received support for a clinical trial involving patients recovering after cardiac surgery. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

Nursing professors will lead study to assess CASPer

Monday, Jun 25, 2018: Dr. Joanna Pierazzo and Dr. Maria Pratt, two assistant professors in the School of Nursing, are co-leading a research study to find out how effective CASPer has been since the school adopted it three years ago. Read More

Featuring: Maria Pratt and Joanna Pierazzo

Congratulations to our graduate students

Monday, Jun 25, 2018: Graduate students in the School of Nursing have been awarded more than $600,000 in the last year for scholarships, bursaries and research funds su... Read More

Featuring: Nancy Carter and Michael McGillion

Making surgery safer

Friday, Jun 22, 2018: Can technology help patients recover better after surgery? Dr. McGillion and his team are testing a novel technology. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

McMaster projects receive funding to improve nursing workforce diversity in Ontario

Friday, Jun 22, 2018: Professor Andrea Baumann and her research team have received funding to provide evidence to improve workforce planning and provision of care in Ontario. Read More

Featuring: Andrea Baumann

New workshop prepares students for inter-professional collaboration

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018: Health Science students prepare for the “real world” by acting out scenarios that will arise once they’re on the hospital ward or in a community clinic. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo and Maria Pratt

Clinical faculty members win HHS awards for excellence

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018: Christine Probst and Jennifer Callen, two School of Nursing clinical faculty members, won Nursing Excellence Awards at Hamilton Health Sciences this year. Read More

Featuring: Ruth Chen, Chris Probst and Jennifer Callen

Student-faculty partnerships are a win-win experience

Monday, Jun 18, 2018: Dr. Maria Pratt and two nursing students presented their poster at the Student Partners Program Symposium (SPP). Read More

Featuring: Maria Pratt

New research grant targets heart health in Indigenous communities

Monday, Jun 18, 2018: Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death and hospitalization for adult Indigenous people in Canada, and it is rising, says Dr. Bernice Downey, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey and Patricia Helen Strachan

Pamela Durepos wins three awards to support research

Thursday, Jun 07, 2018: There’s a huge interest in improving life for people with dementia and in improving life in long term care right now,” Durepos notes. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Faculty members celebrate at President's Awards ceremony

Friday, Jun 01, 2018: Elaine Shuhaiber, clinical instructor, and Dr. Diana Sherifali, associate professor, School of Nursing, celebrated their nominations at the annual President's Awards this week. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali and Elaine Shuhaibar

Dr. Joanna Pierazzo is named interim Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Nursing

Friday, Jun 01, 2018: Pierazzo brings a wealth of educational and leadership experience to the nursing program. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo and Pamela Baxter

Graduate student wins scholarship for research in mental health

Wednesday, May 30, 2018: Lisa De Panfilis, a student in the MScN program, is the recipient of this year’s “Lundbeck Canada Inc. Mental Health Nursing Award” Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis

Graduate program hosts Drexel University visitors

Wednesday, May 30, 2018: The Graduate Program in Nursing hosted visitors from Drexel University in Philadelphia in early May. It’s the fifth year for this annual visit. Read More

Featuring: Nancy Carter and Diana Sherifali

2018 Pinning ceremony

Thursday, May 24, 2018: Graduating BScN students received their nursing pins at the pinning ceremony yesterday. Read More

CTV medical specialist Avis Favaro receives honorary degree from McMaster

Thursday, May 24, 2018: Favaro accepted the degree before the graduating class of McMaster’s School of Nursing at Hamilton’s FirstOntario Concert Hall. Read More

Mac committed to Indigenous perspectives

Wednesday, May 23, 2018: Bernice Downey and Mark Walton write in the Hamilton Spectator about McMaster's priority to develop the next generation of health-care professionals who will provide a culturally safe environment of respect and understanding of Indigenous peoples. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Meet today’s Nursing valedictorian

Wednesday, May 23, 2018: Lois Chui graduates today and speaks to the McMaster Daily News. Read More

Indigenous lead takes nursing award

Tuesday, May 22, 2018: Bernice Downey has received an award for excellence in nursing education and scholarship from the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Avis Favaro will receive honorary degree at Nursing Convocation

Tuesday, May 22, 2018: Avis is a national health journalist who has spent the past 34 years ensuring that Canadians understand the latest medical and health sciences advancements. Read More

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