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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

Naomi Thulien receives award for research

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2020: Dr. Naomi Thulien has received the Lucy Boguski Career Award in Transitioning Youth Out of Homelessness.   The primary purpose of t... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Meet alumni Allison Campbell

Tuesday, Sep 01, 2020: ​ MCMASTER DEGREE: Master of Science in Nursing, 2020 CURRENT POSITION: Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner Student WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MY WORK: I... Read More

Solomon Germossa teaches students to put theory into practice

Monday, Aug 31, 2020: Since 2015, this clinical instructor has been leading small groups of McMaster University nursing students out of the classrooms and into the bustling wards of Hamilton hospitals. Read More

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Chris Gibson, BScN Program Manager

Thursday, Aug 20, 2020: I manage the operational activities of the nursing consortium which includes interacting with all three sites. Read More

Sharon Kaasalainen is the inaugural Gladys Sharpe Chair in Nursing

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020: The chair is named in honour of the late Gladys Sharpe, who was hired by McMaster University in 1946 to lay down the foundation for a nursing education program. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Tales from the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020: A round-up of our recent stories relating to COVID-19. Read More

Re-examining the role of patient partners during the pandemic

Friday, Jul 31, 2020: Dr. Rebecca Ganann, assistant professor in the McMaster School of Nursing and specialist in patient partnership in research, was part of a panel discussion about patient partnership in the era of the pandemic. Read More

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

Reviews find children not major source of COVID-19, but family stress is high

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020: NCCMT research review has found children are not a major source of transmission of COVID-19. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Three graduate students win Mitacs fellowships

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020: The students are: Carley Ouellette, Marissa Bird (declined in order to accept CIHR fellowship), and Kelsea Levesque. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

PhD student Liz Orr receives grant from Universitas 21

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020: Orr is part of a research team that has just received a $5,000 (US) one-year grant from the Universitas 21 (U21) Researcher Resilience Fund. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack

An interview with Tracey Jewiss

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020: Tracey Jewiss, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing, has been the level 1 lead for the BScN program for the past 10 years. Read More

Featuring: Tracey Jewiss and Amy Palma

President's awards honours two members of the School of Nursing

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020: Alexis van Baalen and Elaine Shuhaibar were presented with awards at an online virtual celebration for President’s Awards winners this month. Read More

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