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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

New grant will fund research about health of Indigenous infants and toddlers

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020: Dr. Michelle Butt, associate professor in the School of Nursing, and Dr. Amy Wright, assistant professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, will co-lead the research project. Read More

Featuring: Michelle L. Butt

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

Dr. Bernice Downey wins MacPherson Institute’s PALAT grant

Friday, Jun 21, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey is one of seven recipients of the 2019 Leadership in Teaching and Learning fellowships and Priority Areas for Learning and Teaching (PALAT) grants. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

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

Research study aims to reclaim Indigenous knowledge sharing

Wednesday, May 08, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey has been awarded a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a research project. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

New appointment for Dr. Bernice Downey

Wednesday, May 01, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey has been appointed as the Acting Director, McMaster Indigenous Research Institute. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Dr. Bernice Downey co-hosts an Indigenous Women's Cancer Care Leadership event

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey co-hosted a cancer care leadership event held on March 27 with Women’s College Hospital. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

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

New research grant targets heart health in Indigenous communities

Monday, Jun 18, 2018: Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death and hospitalization for adult Indigenous people in Canada, and it is rising, says Dr. Bernice Downey, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey and Patricia Helen Strachan

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

How do you improve health care for Indigenous infants?

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018: Health services need to provide better support for Indigenous mothers who are seeking care for their infants, says a new study just published in the Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush and Susan Jack

New grant explores Indigenous and Western healing practices

Monday, Aug 28, 2017: Dr. Bernice Downey is engaged in an exciting new study involving a unique health clinic based at Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in southern Ontario. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Dr. Bernice Downey will lead new Indigenous health initiative for FHS

Monday, Mar 20, 2017: Bernice Downey  has been appointed as an assistant professor cross-appointed to the School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry and Beh... Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

CIHR award will support research into Indigenous health

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016: Amy Wright, a PhD student in the School of Nursing at McMaster University, has won a significant CIHR fellowship. Read More

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