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Study finds increased survival rate of lung cancer patients

Monday, Oct 07, 2019: ​ Dr. Noori Akhtar-Danesh, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, is the lead author on a new study with good news for lung cancer patie... Read More

Featuring: Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Researchers are making a global impact

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019: The Times Higher Education Impact announced that McMaster University placed second in the world in its new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale. Read More

Featuring: Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius, Andrea Baumann, Diana Sherifali, Iris Mujica, Michael McGillion, Nancy Carter, Olive Wahoush, Ruta Valaitis, Sandra L. Carroll and Susan Jack

New article on homelessness and social inclusion

Monday, Sep 30, 2019: Dr. Naomi Thulien writes about a study to see whether an intervention focused on identity could improve the socioeconomic inclusion of young peopl... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Student stories: My global clinical placement in Nepal

Friday, Sep 20, 2019: In May 2019 I packed my luggage and prepared myself to spend three months in Nepal. Read More

Melissa Northwood Awarded Health System Impact Fellowship

Monday, Sep 16, 2019: The graduate student ​has received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fellowship for doctoral trainees. Read More

McMaster one of the world's Top 75 universities

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019: The university is ranked 72 in the internationally respected 2020 Times Higher Education rankings released today in Switzerland, advancing fi... Read More

Welcoming new staff in vice dean's office

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019: The School of Nursing extends a warm welcome to our new staff in the vice dean’s office. Read More

Dr. Naomi Thulien lends expertise to new research projects

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019: What can we do to help people who are homeless or used to be homeless? How can we help them be more stably housed and socially included? Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen discusses advanced care planning on podcast

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019: New: An interview with Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen and Dr. Tamara Sussman about tailoring, implementing and evaluating a multi-faceted suite of Advance Care Planning tools in long-term care homes. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Danielle Bourque's research wins awards and recognition

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019: Graduate student and rising scholar Danielle Bourque is already attracting national recognition for her research. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

Alumna Sarah Walji advocates for nursing on a global level

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019: Walji has been “on the move” since graduating from the BScN program at McMaster in 2017. Juggling a busy schedule, she says that every day is an adventure. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush, Peter Helli, Tracey Jewiss and Terry McCurdy

Welcome to our summer students

Monday, Jul 29, 2019: Meet our summer students! Read More

Students take Canadian Nurses Foundation awards

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019: Congratulations to our five students who recently won Canadian Nurses Foundation awards. Read More

CIHR funds research on hospital-to-home transitions

Monday, Jul 22, 2019: Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid and her research team have been awarded a new grant through the CIHR project scheme. Read More

Featuring: Kathryn Fisher, Rebecca Ganann, Jenny Ploeg and Maureen Markle-Reid

Nursing history show and tell: Issue 5

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019: Who was Henrietta Alderson? Read More

BScN class of 1989 celebrates 30 years

Monday, Jul 15, 2019: A highlight of the tour was a visit to the Centre for Simulation Based Learning. Read More

New grants will fund research into diabetes

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019: Dr. Diana Sherifali has been awarded six grants to continue her research into technology-enabled diabetes coaching support. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

Dr. Bernice Downey receives Education Innovation Fund grant

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019: The primary objective of this research study is to assess how inter-professional learners benefit from Core Indigenous Cultural Safety training. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Simple habits are key to health, says Dr. Diana Sherifali

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019: Diana Sherifali, associate professor in the School of Nursing at McMaster University, spoke at the Benefits Canada 2019 Chronic Disease at Work conference. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

Dr. Janet Landeen wins Health Professions Educator Award

Friday, Jun 21, 2019: Dr. Landeen was recognized for sustained and continuing excellence in education scholarship, graduate supervision and innovation in nursing education. Read More

Featuring: Janet Landeen

Dr. Bernice Downey wins MacPherson Institute’s PALAT grant

Friday, Jun 21, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey is one of seven recipients of the 2019 Leadership in Teaching and Learning fellowships and Priority Areas for Learning and Teaching (PALAT) grants. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Class of 1969 celebrates reunion

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019: The BScN graduating class of 1969 came together to celebrate their 50th anniversary from May 29 - June 1. Read More

New funding for youth homelessness project

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019: Dr. Naomi Thulien has been awarded an additional $150,000 in funding for her Transitioning Youth Out of Homelessness research project. The additio... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Dr. Joanna Pierazzo Appointed Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Nursing Programs

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019: Dr. Pierazzo brings a wealth of educational and leadership experience to our nursing programs. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

New provincial research centre brings expertise in healthy aging

Thursday, Jun 06, 2019: Announcing the newest research centre in the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) network: the MIRA | Collaborative for Health & Aging. With Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid

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