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Protecting the vulnerable: Healthcare leaders discuss violence in long-term care

Monday, Jan 20, 2020: Dr. Pam Baxter is the lead on a new grant from CIHR. Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter and Sharon Kaasalainen

Class of 1994 celebrated 25 years

Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020: The class of 1994 BScN held their 25th Nursing Reunion during Homecoming on October 19, 2019.  Here is their report from their celebrati... Read More

Graduate students win poster award

Monday, Jan 06, 2020: Lin Li and Marissa Bird took home an award for their poster at the Children's Healthcare Canada conference. Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg, Nancy Carter, Michael McGillion and Patricia Helen Strachan

Welcome to Sheila Boamah, new faculty member

Thursday, Jan 02, 2020: The School of Nursing extends a warm welcome to a new Tenure Track Assistant Professor. Read More

Featuring: Sheila Boamah

New grant will fund digital health study

Friday, Dec 20, 2019: PhD student Marissa Bird will be leading a research project on “Digital Health for Complex Care Kids”, thanks to a new grant from the ... Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Nancy Carter

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

Accelerated BScN program holds open house

Friday, Dec 06, 2019: More than 75 potential applicants attended the accelerated BScN program open house on November 22.   Tracey Jewiss, chair of admissions, and... Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo, Tracey Jewiss and Maria Pratt

Dr. Gina Browne inducted into Community of Distinction

Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019: Browne joins our other School of Nursing Community of Distinction inductees; Heather Arthur, Alba DiCenso, Susan French and Alma Reid. Read More

Featuring: Gina Browne

Diana Sherifali appointed inaugural Heather M. Arthur chair

Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019: Diana Sherifali, a clinician scientist of the School of Nursing, has been named the inaugural Heather M. Arthur Population Health Research Institute/Hamilton Health Sciences Chair in Inter-Professional Health Research at McMaster University. Read More

Featuring: Heather Arthur and Diana Sherifali

Will it ever get easier? Student reflections on becoming a nurse

Friday, Nov 29, 2019: Maricel Perez Vigueras is a third-year nursing student at McMaster University. She wrote this reflection for publication on, the association’s bi-monthly digital magazine. Read More

School hosts visiting scholar Jennifer Weller-Newton

Friday, Nov 29, 2019: An interview with Dr. Jennifer Weller-Newton about her research study of nurses’ experience of being a health care consumer. Read More

Alba DiCenso reflects on 35 years at Mac

Monday, Nov 25, 2019: The professor emerita has won a Distinguished Alumni Award from McMaster. Read More

Featuring: Alba DiCenso

Team spirit: Congratulations to Gyeho Thomas

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019: Ms. Thomas is a member of the Haudenosaunee Nationals, a lacrosse team that took the championship game 16-6 over Puerto Rico Lacrosse. Read More

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Dana Hart, Research Assistant

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019: I work as a research assistant for Dr. Bernice Downey and manage her Indigenous Early Career Women's Heart and Brain Health Chair project. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Dr. Maureen Dobbins wins President's Award

Friday, Nov 15, 2019: Dr. Maureen Dobbins, professor in the School of Nursing, was honoured with the President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision for the Faculty of Health Sciences this year. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

In the news: Dr. Diana Sherifali on challenges older diabetes patients face

Friday, Nov 08, 2019: Diabetes Canada podcast features an interview with Dr. Sherifali. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

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

How to get published as a graduate student

Wednesday, Nov 06, 2019: Advice from Carley Ouellette and Carly Whitmore, two rising stars in the graduate program. Read More

Fall preview open house attracts applicants

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019: The school provided information sessions about the undergraduate nursing program to potential applicants recently. Read More

Featuring: Tracey Jewiss

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Scott Stewart, Manager of Finance and Budgets

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019: Every operational decision made within the School has a cost associated with it, so it’s important we provide leadership with accurate financial information for decision making. Read More

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Maria Nicula, Research Coordinator

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019: What does a research coordinator do? Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

In the news: Dr. Naomi Thulien

Friday, Oct 18, 2019: Dr. Thulien writes about how cuts to government programs are harming young women who have been sexually trafficked. Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Highlights from our latest research: Oct 2019 report

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019: Cancer, mental health, diabetes, healthy aging, and intimate partner violence are some of the topics that researchers in the School of Nursing covered in publications and presentations over the past four months. Read More

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

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