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McMaster nurses are leading the way to better mental health

Tuesday, May 18, 2021: The two close friends founded SOCH Mental Health, a non-profit community program designed to help build mental health, in April 2015. Read More

McMaster marks 75 years of training nurses

Monday, May 17, 2021: The long-running emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic has put the nursing profession out front for all to see. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

School of Nursing celebrates 75th anniversary

Thursday, May 06, 2021: We are celebrating with a digital celebration, coinciding with National Nursing Week, starting May 10. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Homayra Ahmed is RNAO Nursing Student of the Month

Friday, Jan 29, 2021: She is the founder and president of McMaster Hope for Hearts, a club devoted to raising awareness of congenital heart defects. Read More

Bernice Downey appointed first associate dean, Indigenous Health

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020: Downey is an assistant professor of both the School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Victoria Guido: An advocate for Indigenous nursing students

Wednesday, Dec 02, 2020: A demanding workload hasn’t stopped Victoria Guido from stepping up to do volunteer work that will make great contributions to her fellow and future nursing students. Read More

Tales from the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Vice-Dean's Update - July 2020

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020: Message from Dr. Sandra Carroll This year will be remembered as the year of COVID-19. However, despite being faced with this incredible, ongoing ... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Racism in health care

Monday, Jun 29, 2020: Dr. Bernice Downey shares her thoughts about racism in health care in this article in the Hamilton Spectator. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Kids still need to get vaccinated for diseases during COVID-19

Monday, Jun 29, 2020: Ruth Schofield, an assistant clinical professor in the McMaster School of Nursing, spoke to CBC Hamilton. Read More

Our commitment to targeted hiring and antiracism: President's letter

Thursday, Jun 25, 2020: A statement from the president of the university. Read More

Pandemic hits youth experiencing homelessness hard

Tuesday, May 26, 2020: Imagine if every time you went home, you had to buzz in and get screened for COVID-19 symptoms before you were allowed to enter the building. Read More

Sharon Kaasalainen on moral distress in long-term care homes during a pandemic

Friday, May 15, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing some truly disturbing facts about life in long-term care — not just for the residents, but for the understaffed, poorly paid front-line workers who care for them. Read More

BUY-ONE-GIVE-ONE HOMEMADE MASK DRIVE

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020: Student volunteers and the McMaster School of Nursing are spearheading an initiative to give people who are marginally housed, homeless, or at risk of homelessness the tools to protect themselves from COVID-19. Read More

Messages of Hope 8

Monday, Apr 27, 2020: Being at home doesn't mean you have to give up culture. Read More

SOCH is offering virtual workshops during COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, Apr 09, 2020: One student and one alumna of the McMaster School of Nursing program are stepping up to help the community. Read More

Featuring: Jeannette LeGris

Nurses and midwives are leading the way to Universal Health

Friday, Mar 06, 2020: The Region of the Americas has some 9 million practitioners in the nursing profession, 4.5 million of whom are university-trained nurses, 87% of th... Read More

EMBOLDEN team launches its first co-design event in Hamilton

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020: A research team wants to help older adults overcome health barriers through improved nutrition, physical activity and social connections in key Ha... Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann, Kathryn Fisher, Diana Sherifali, Maureen Markle-Reid and Ruta Valaitis

New research works with older adults to co-design community programs

Friday, Feb 21, 2020: Dr. Rebecca Ganann’s recent research looks at designing community programs aimed at keeping older adults healthy. Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann

Nursing history show and tell: Issue 6

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020: A box of scrapbooks in the FHS Archives contains photographs and news stories from the early days of the McMaster School of Nursing. Read More

STUDENT STORIES: Tierra Reay in Whitehorse

Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020: Students in the BScN program have the opportunity to do a clinical placement in other areas of Canada and in countries at sites that partner with McMaster. Here is one story. Read More

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

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