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Heart Month 2020

Monday, Feb 10, 2020: At McMaster’s School of Nursing, researchers are searching for better ways to treat and prevent this condition. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey, Michael McGillion, Patricia Helen Strachan, Diana Sherifali, Sandra L. Carroll and Maureen Markle-Reid

Highlights from our latest research: Jan 2020 report

Friday, Jan 31, 2020: This report covers work produced and reported to us by our faculty and students from Oct 1 to Dec 31, 2019. Faculty members and students were fir... Read More

Third issue of the Evidence-Informed Decision Making casebook is now available

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020: The NCCMT is excited to include in this issue two international stories. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New article on homelessness and social inclusion

Monday, Sep 30, 2019: Dr. Naomi Thulien writes about a study to see whether an intervention focused on identity could improve the socioeconomic inclusion of young peopl... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Melissa Northwood Awarded Health System Impact Fellowship

Monday, Sep 16, 2019: The graduate student ​has received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fellowship for doctoral trainees. Read More

Dr. Naomi Thulien lends expertise to new research projects

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019: What can we do to help people who are homeless or used to be homeless? How can we help them be more stably housed and socially included? Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen discusses advanced care planning on podcast

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019: New: An interview with Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen and Dr. Tamara Sussman about tailoring, implementing and evaluating a multi-faceted suite of Advance Care Planning tools in long-term care homes. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Danielle Bourque's research wins awards and recognition

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019: Graduate student and rising scholar Danielle Bourque is already attracting national recognition for her research. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

Welcome to our summer students

Monday, Jul 29, 2019: Meet our summer students! Read More

Students take Canadian Nurses Foundation awards

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019: Congratulations to our five students who recently won Canadian Nurses Foundation awards. Read More

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