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Highlights from our latest research Apr 2021

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021: Discover our latest publications, presentations and funding. Read More

Behind the scenes with Laura Escalante, alumni officer

Thursday, Apr 01, 2021: When nursing alumni are planning reunions, Laura Escalante is there to help. Read More

Congratulations Dr. Denise Bryant-Lukosius

Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021: Please join me in congratulating Dr. Denise Bryant-Lukosius on her promotion to Full Professor. Read More

Featuring: Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius

Behind the scenes with Melissa Caza, archivist

Friday, Mar 19, 2021: Caza is an important campus partner of the School of Nursing. She oversees the Health Sciences Archives, which includes the School of Nursing collection. Read More

Researcher Spotlight: Sheila Boamah

Monday, Mar 15, 2021: Dr. Boamah has a wealth of research expertise in the area of leadership. Read More

Featuring: Sheila Boamah

Nursing Concepts in Continence Care Certificate of Professional Learning launches

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021: The program will give healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to manage and treat incontinence in care settings. Read More

Featuring: Jennifer Skelly

Esther Coker receives award for dementia research

Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021: Dr. Esther Coker is a clinical faculty member of the School of Nursing at McMaster. Read More

Researcher Spotlight: Patricia Strachan

Friday, Feb 26, 2021: The importance of communication in end-of-life care is a theme that has run through Strachan’s research for several years. Read More

Featuring: Patricia Helen Strachan

Mac study looks to help families discuss end-of-life care during COVID-19

Friday, Feb 19, 2021: New research by Sharon Kaasalainen. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Older caregivers struggling during COVID-19

Monday, Feb 08, 2021: Dr. Melissa Northwood is the co-author of a new article in The Conversation about the difficulties that older adults are facing dealing with the additional burdens of home care during COVID. Read More

Featuring: Melissa Northwood

Researcher Spotlight: Pam Baxter

Wednesday, Feb 03, 2021: “Leaders in long term care are the silent heroes. We need more nurses to go into leadership at all levels to bring about change in health care." Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter

Nursing and virtual care research

Monday, Feb 01, 2021: Carley Ouellette and Dr. Michael McGillion discuss new project. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

Homayra Ahmed is RNAO Nursing Student of the Month

Friday, Jan 29, 2021: She is the founder and president of McMaster Hope for Hearts, a club devoted to raising awareness of congenital heart defects. Read More

Highlights from our latest research: Jan 2021

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021: This report covers work produced and reported to us by our faculty and students from Oct 1 to Dec 31, 2020. Read More


Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021: I have been the BScN program coordinator since June 2018. Read More

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

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