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Nursing history show and tell: Issue 2

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019: The second in a series of articles where we’ll be highlighting historic treasures. Read More

Featuring: Janet Landeen

McMaster students win 16 RNFOO awards

Monday, Mar 18, 2019:   Sixteen students in McMaster University’s nursing programs have won the prestigious Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario (R... Read More

McMaster receives $8.45M in health research funding

Monday, Mar 18, 2019: The announcement featured two McMaster recipients, Hsien Seow (Oncology) and Sharon Kaasalainen (Nursing). Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

McMaster School of Nursing moves up QS ranking

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019: McMaster’s School of Nursing has moved up and is now the #2 school of nursing in Canada. Read More

School celebrates 2019 BScN Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019: A party of about 250 guests, including donors, staff, students and their families and friends, packed LR Wilson Hall to celebrate the event. Read More

Featuring: Lynn Martin

Graduate students present findings at Qualitative Report Conference

Monday, Mar 11, 2019: Students present abstract describing their exploration of the qualitative peer group using art-based research methods. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack

Memorial awards honour spouses of nursing professors

Monday, Mar 11, 2019: Dr. Pam Baxter and Dr. Maria Pratt, nursing faculty, created new memorial scholarships honouring their husbands, who both passed away in 2016. Read More

Featuring: Maria Pratt and Pamela Baxter

SMArTVIEW research receives support from HHS Foundation

Friday, Mar 08, 2019: Dr. Michael McGillion accepts award on behalf of SMArTVIEW research team at HHS gala. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

Catherine Tompkins wins CASN award

Thursday, Mar 07, 2019: Dr. Catherine Tompkins was honoured with the Wendy McBride Award this year at the annual Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) ceremony. Read More

Featuring: Catherine Tompkins

Rounds explore AI and health research

Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019: How can we harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in health research? Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali and Michael McGillion

Nursing history show and tell: Issue 1

Friday, Mar 01, 2019: What is the academic regalia gown of a Columbia University nursing professor doing in the archives of the McMaster University Faculty of Health Science? Read More

Featuring: Janet Landeen

Publications and Presentations, Dec 2018 to Feb 2019

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019: What's NEW? Discover some of the recent scholarly articles and presentations by faculty members and graduate students in the School of Nursing. Read More

New grant funds next phase of end-of-life research program

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019: How can engaging patients and families in end-of-life decisions improve our last days of life? Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Exhibit features faculty research on youth homelessness

Friday, Feb 08, 2019: Dr. Naomi Thulien is one of seven leading scientists whose research is on display at a temporary art exhibit in downtown Toronto. Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Robots and nursing: Former BScN graduate Richard Booth's journey

Friday, Feb 08, 2019: Richard Booth was an undergrad at McMaster when nursing professor Ruta Valaitis set him on a course he has taken ever since. Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis

February is Heart Month

Thursday, Feb 07, 2019: At McMaster, researchers are discovering innovative ways to treat patients who have been diagnosed with heart disease. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid, Patricia Helen Strachan and Michael McGillion

Researchers will explore the use of technology in diabetes coaching

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019: Dr. Diana Sherifali, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, has received two new grants to explore technology in diabetes coaching. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

New dementia report features work by PhD student Carly Whitmore

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019: Whitmore's article focuses on young onset dementia -- a population that is different from older adult populations. Read More

Support for caregivers of older adults with dementia

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019: January is Alzheimer Awareness Month in Canada. Did you know caregivers of older adults with dementia and multiple chronic conditions can find support online? Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg and Maureen Markle-Reid

Falls are preventable

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019: “Falls are preventable,” says Professor Maureen Markle-Reid of the McMaster University School of Nursing and a director with the ... Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid

Accelerated program students make Professionalism Pledge

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019: More than 80 BScN students took part in the first Professionalism Pledge Ceremony specifically for students in the Accelerated BScN Program on January 10. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey, Sandra L. Carroll, Joanna Pierazzo and Maria Pratt

New research aims to help prepare families caring for people with dementia for end-of-life decisions

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018: The death of a loved one is always hard, but when family caregivers are not prepared for it, it can make the final decisions very difficult. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen and Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Michael Varieur, Alumni Profile

Monday, Dec 17, 2018: Michael Varieur is senior manager with Canadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound and the Manager of Quality Improvement. Read More

Social assistance plan isn’t for the people

Friday, Dec 14, 2018: The Ford government is not for the people. At least not for the young people I work with, writes Naomi Thulien. Opinion piece published in the Ham... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

New publication looks at cannabis use and depression

Friday, Dec 14, 2018: Study found that women who reported using cannabis reported higher levels of distress than their male counterparts. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack

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