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Alumni Stories: Emma Fuller in Bangladesh

Monday, Dec 16, 2019: Emma Fuller had the opportunity to join a medical team travelling to Bangladesh for two weeks in the fall of 2019. Here is her account of her experience. Read More

Student stories: Brooklyn Brauer abroad

Thursday, Nov 07, 2019: Brooklyn Brauer went to Nepal for a clinical placement. Here is part of what she had to say about the experience. Read More

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

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

Retired professor ensures her legacy with a gift of life insurance

Friday, May 31, 2019: Majumdar is extending her remarkable legacy through a gift of life insurance, of which McMaster is the owner and beneficiary. Read More

Featuring: Basanti Majumdar

Micah Zagala wins alumni award

Thursday, May 30, 2019: Congratulations to Micah Zagala, a recent graduate of the McMaster BScN program. Micah won an alumni award for her social, academic and advocacy i... Read More

McMaster celebrates Indigenous Nurses Day 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019: How do Indigenous nurses express our own Indigenous knowledge? How do we integrate it into our practice? These were some of the questions that panelists addressed at the Indigenous Nurses Day Celebration. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Panel discusses root causes of the migrant caravan crisis

Monday, Apr 15, 2019: Dr. Olive Wahoush, associate professor in the School of Nursing, was part of a panel discussion on April 3 at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

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

Former BScN student donates kidney to neighbour

Friday, Nov 30, 2018: Andy Clutton, a graduate of McMaster’s BScN program, donated a kidney to his neighbour. Clutton works as a palliative care nurse at McNally H... Read More

Hamilton NFP Team is honoured at President’s Awards ceremony

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018: The Hamilton Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Team, which includes Dr. Susan Jack, was recently nominated for the Inaugural President’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholarship. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack

New article examines online tools that may help ease caregivers’ strain

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018:   Family members and friends who care for older adults living with chronic health conditions often suffer stress and even depression due to t... Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis, Jenny Ploeg, Maureen Markle-Reid and Diana Sherifali

Students gain global health care experience in Guatamala

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018: During the last two weeks of August, a group of BScN students spent time volunteering in Antigua, Guatamala. Read More

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

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

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

CTV medical specialist Avis Favaro receives honorary degree from McMaster

Thursday, May 24, 2018: Favaro accepted the degree before the graduating class of McMaster’s School of Nursing at Hamilton’s FirstOntario Concert Hall. Read More

Mac committed to Indigenous perspectives

Wednesday, May 23, 2018: Bernice Downey and Mark Walton write in the Hamilton Spectator about McMaster's priority to develop the next generation of health-care professionals who will provide a culturally safe environment of respect and understanding of Indigenous peoples. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Indigenous lead takes nursing award

Tuesday, May 22, 2018: Bernice Downey has received an award for excellence in nursing education and scholarship from the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Milestones reached in Indigenous Health Initiative

Monday, Apr 16, 2018: Important milestones are being reached in the development of the Indigenous Health Initiative of McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Katelyn Plug spent her summer volunteering on a hospital ship

Friday, Mar 23, 2018: Alumna Katelyn Plug was in the news recently for her volunteer work on a hospital ship. Plug graduated from McMaster with a BScN in 2011. She works... Read More

Graduate students break taboos around mental health in South Asian communities

Monday, Mar 12, 2018: When Maneet Chahal and Jasmeet Chagger started holding free mental health workshops in Brampton three years ago, they both knew they were breaking longstanding community taboos. Read More

Featuring: Janet Landeen and Jeannette LeGris

Sharon Nwamadi, BScN student, wins leadership award

Friday, Mar 02, 2018:   Third year BScN student Sharon Nwamadi recently took home a great honour: The Evelyn Myrie Political Action Bursary. The bursary is part of ... Read More

Go for a bite and a checkup at the 541 Eatery

Friday, Mar 02, 2018: McMaster University nursing students are providing free health services at 541 Eatery & Exchange on Barton Street East in Hamilton. Read about nursing in action in this story from the Hamilton Spectator. Read More

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