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Welcome Vanessa Greco

Wednesday, Jan 06, 2021: The School of Nursing extends a warm welcome to Vanessa Greco, executive assistant to Dr. Sandra Carroll, vice-dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, e... Read More

Miranda Cardinali, Alumni Profile

Monday, Jan 04, 2021: Miranda is an RN in the emergency department at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. Read More

Rey Omar Mina, Alumni Profile

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020: Meet a full-time intensive care unit (ICU) registered nurse at Brantford General Hospital and sessional part-time clinical instructor with the McMaster BScN Program. Read More

Bernice Downey appointed first associate dean, Indigenous Health

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020: Downey is an assistant professor of both the School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

CIHR funds research into palliative care during COVID-19

Wednesday, Dec 09, 2020: Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen is leading a team to provide a palliative toolkit with resources to address the specific needs of long-term care homes during the pandemic. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins, Maureen Markle-Reid, Sheila Boamah and Sharon Kaasalainen

Victoria Guido: An advocate for Indigenous nursing students

Wednesday, Dec 02, 2020: A demanding workload hasn’t stopped Victoria Guido from stepping up to do volunteer work that will make great contributions to her fellow and future nursing students. Read More

Researcher Spotlight: Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020: A researcher’s road can take surprising turns. The journey of Dr. Noori Akhtar-Danesh is a good example. The first time he encountered Q-met... Read More

Featuring: Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Elisavet Zacharidis, Alumni Profile

Monday, Nov 16, 2020: I’m a Public Health Nurse with the City of Hamilton on the COVID School Team. Read More

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Lesley Thornton, Academic Advisor

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020: What does an Academic Advisor do? Read More

Kolina Tavares, Alumni Profile

Monday, Nov 09, 2020: Kolina graduated this spring and is working as a Public Health Nurse for the COVID-19 Outbreak team. Read More

New textbook features chapters by McMaster nursing faculty

Wednesday, Nov 04, 2020: The Role of the Nurse Educator in Canada is a new textbook published by Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey and Janet Landeen

Researcher Spotlight: Sandra Carroll

Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020:  ​ Sometimes one experience can change the course of our careers. This happened to Dr. Sandra Carroll in the 1990s, when she was working as a ... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Highlights from our latest research: Oct 2020

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020: This report covers work produced and reported to us by our faculty and students from July to Sept  2020. In addition to publications and pres... Read More

Researcher Spotlight: Olive Wahoush

Thursday, Oct 22, 2020: What draws a researcher to one area of specialization over another?   For Dr. Olive Wahoush, it was her experience working with new moth... Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Donna Fitzpatrick-Lewis, Research Coordinator, McMaster Evidence Review and Synthesis Team

Thursday, Oct 15, 2020: On any given day I could be developing a budget, supporting staff, mentoring students or writing reports or manuscripts. Read More

Commentary on Joyce Echaquan

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020: To quote Dr. Bernice Downey, “One small activity can make a difference and influence others to think, feel and be the change.” Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey and Sandra L. Carroll

Mourning the loss of Ola Lunyk-Child

Thursday, Oct 08, 2020: With great sadness we announce the passing of retired assistant professor Ola Lunyk-Child on October 6 after a two-year battle with cancer. Read More

Featuring: Ola Lunyk-Child

Seven decades of educational scholarship at the McMaster School of Nursing

Monday, Oct 05, 2020: The lead author is retired faculty member Dr. Janet Landeen, who is writing a book about the history of the School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Janet Landeen

Meet Alexsi Giardino, future nurse practitioner

Monday, Oct 05, 2020: Alexsi Giardino always knew that she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare. Read More

McMaster School of Nursing Update Sept 2020

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020:   Message from Dr. Sandra Carroll As September draws to a close and we are well on our way to the start of this historical year of virtual te... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Welcome to Melissa Northwood, new faculty member

Monday, Sep 28, 2020: On November 1, 2020, Dr. Northwood will begin her Assistant Professor appointment with the School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Melissa Northwood

Course in continence care is now available to larger audience

Monday, Sep 21, 2020: Starting this fall, the School of Nursing and the Continuing Education department of McMaster are teaming up to offer a new online course, Nursing Concepts in Continence Care. Read More

Featuring: Jennifer Skelly

Heather Husson wins Performance Excellence Program award

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020: Husson has been the administrative director of NCCMT since March 2017. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Clinical placements teach skills and confidence

Monday, Sep 14, 2020: Regan Russell remembers the nervous excitement she felt back in January before her first clinical placement as a nursing student. Read More

Nursing leadership during the pandemic

Tuesday, Sep 08, 2020: Dr. Pamela Baxter is the recipient of two new grants to study nursing leadership during the pandemic. Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter

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