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Introducing… a clinical research assistant

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018: Samantha is studying nursing at McMaster University. She is also a clinical research assistant at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) Juravinski Hospital and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Read More

How do we talk about serious illness?

Friday, Sep 14, 2018: There is a growing trend in the health profession to help nurses, doctors and other practitioners to get more comfortable with difficult conversations. Read More

Featuring: Patricia Helen Strachan

Researchers will examine the impact of Hamilton Food Share

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018: Dr. Olive Wahoush is leading the project, which is funded by a $25,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage grant for one year. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

Building bridges in Indigenous health

Wednesday, Sep 05, 2018: Bernice Downey considers herself to be someone who builds relationships, is an agent of change and, above all, is an advocate for Indigenous health and well-being. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

We must do more for seniors coming home from hospital

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018: Transitioning home from hospital is challenging for older adults with multiple chronic conditions. Homecare services are often not available or inadequate. Dr. Ruta Valaitis and Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid write about this in the Vancouver Sun. Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis and Maureen Markle-Reid

Welcome from the BScN office

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018: Welcome to the new academic year! We’re excited to meet new students and welcome back returning students. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Nursing conference will present new strategies to help women experiencing violence

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018: One in three women will experience some form of violence in their lifetime. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack and Bernice Downey

The Nursing Graduate Program Office Has Moved

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018: Welcome to the new academic year! We’re excited to meet new students and welcome back returning students. Read More

Featuring: Nancy Carter

Making surgery safer: New article reviews the state of remote automated monitoring

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018: Heart surgery saves lives. However, 18% of patients who undergo cardiac surgery end up with complications after the procedure and wind up back in the hospital. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Sandra L. Carroll

Lynn Martin, Alumni Profile

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018: More than 4,000 students have graduated from McMaster's nursing programs. Here we meet Lynn Martin, an assistant professor in the McMaster School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Lynn Martin

McMaster nursing student shares notes from Honduran medical trip

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018: Sydney Taylor, who is entering her fourth year in nursing at McMaster University, travelled to Honduras with Medical Ministry International for two weeks in July. Read More

Nursing scholarship being established in honour of slain student

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018: Reese Fallon was preparing to start at McMaster this fall. Fallon, 18, was one of two people killed during the Toronto Danforth shooting on July 22, 2018. Read More

Class of 1968 celebrates fiftieth anniversary

Thursday, Aug 09, 2018: The class of 1968 BScN held their 50th Nursing Reunion at Niagara-on-the-Lake on May 22 & 23. Read More

New publication examines philosophies of nursing

Wednesday, Aug 08, 2018: PhD students Pamela Durepos and Elizabeth Orr are the first two cited authors for the piece. Read More

Featuring: Patricia Helen Strachan, Jenny Ploeg, Susan Jack and Sharon Kaasalainen

Faculty & students take home awards at the 2018 FHS Research Plenary

Tuesday, Aug 07, 2018: In June, the Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Programs office hosted an awards ceremony at the FSH Research Plenary. Here are the award winners from the School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen and Patricia Helen Strachan

Welcome to new staff members supporting the Indigenous Health Initiative

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018: Bethany Delleman is a Research Assistant and Gyeho Thomas is an Administrative Assistant. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

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

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