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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

Highlights from our latest research: July 2020 report

Thursday, Jul 23, 2020: Our quarterly report covers work produced and reported to us by our faculty and students from Apr to June 2020. Read More

Heroes of the Pandemic: NCCMT

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020: “There are hundreds of COVID-19 studies being published almost on a weekly basis – much of which are not peer-reviewed, making it difficult for decision-makers to use,” said Dr. Maureen Dobbins. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Diana Sherifali wins supervision award

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020: Dr. Diana Sherifali has received the Faculty of Health Sciences post-doctoral fellowship supervision award. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

Multi-site study tests virtual care for post-op patients

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020: Dr. Michael McGillion, assistant dean, research, School of Nursing, McMaster University, is ​part of this project. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

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

Graduate students win Nursing Research Interest Group awards

Monday, Jun 22, 2020: The Nursing Research Interest Group of the Registered Nurses Association (RNAO) has announced their graduate awards this year. Read More

Featuring: Andrea Baumann, Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius, Michelle L. Butt and Diana Sherifali

McMaster and HHS launch national post-operative virtual care study

Thursday, Jun 18, 2020: Dr. Michael McGillion, assistant dean of research at McMaster's School of Nursing, scientist at PHRI, is a co-principal investigator of the trial. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

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

Research project could revolutionize course evaluation

Wednesday, Jun 03, 2020: Can we improve how courses are evaluated and use that information to improve them? Read More

Featuring: Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Pamela Baxter spoke with CHCH TV about family caregiver project

Thursday, May 28, 2020: Her study creates an on-line resource toolkit that includes various activities and links to supports for caregivers. Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter

Amy Palma receives grant for educational research

Thursday, May 28, 2020: “My project will help provide the tools needed for faculty in the school of nursing to develop unique virtual simulation games for our curriculum." Read More

Featuring: Amy Palma, Maria Pratt, Lynn Martin and Tracey Jewiss

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

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Graduate student Marie-Lee Yous wins research grant

Tuesday, May 26, 2020: Her research study will look at adapting and evaluating a program to support caregivers of older adults living with dementia at home. Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg

Preventing falls is focus of new research project

Monday, May 25, 2020: Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid, professor, and Dr. Diana Sherifali, associate professor, are co-leads on a new research project that will seek ways to address this problem. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid and Diana Sherifali

Marissa Bird wins CIHR Doctoral Award

Monday, May 25, 2020: Her work is crucial to advancing our understanding of implementing virtual care for children living with medical complexity and their families, says her supervisor. Read More

Featuring: Nancy Carter and Michael McGillion

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

New article about home care nurses proves popular

Wednesday, May 06, 2020: The article is among the top 10% most downloaded papers for work published between January 2018 and December 2019 in the journal Health & Social Care in the Community . Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann, Ruta Valaitis and Jenny Ploeg

Research is adapting to COVID-19 restrictions

Monday, May 04, 2020: Here are some of the challenges researchers are facing. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Nancy Carter

New publication for graduate student Emily Belita

Monday, Apr 20, 2020: The literature review examines stakeholder engagement in nursing curriculum development and renewal initiatives. Read More

Featuring: Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius, Nancy Carter and Maureen Dobbins

National Advance Care Planning Day

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020: Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen is an expert in this field. She has evaluated a Conversation Starter Kit tool study for residents to discuss Advanced Care Planning with their families. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Seeking research questions for COVID-19

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020: Do you have a rapid review related to the COVID-19 response? The NCCMT wants to hear. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

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