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Nursing at McMaster

Dean's Welcome

From Dr. Carolyn Byrne:

Carolyn Byrne

As you browse through this website, you will soon see that the School of Nursing at McMaster University is a dynamic, innovative and exciting place to learn and work.  As the Associate Dean, Health Sciences and Director of the School of Nursing, I am proud to lead this amazing school.  The website will give you an overview of all aspects of our school. 

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Our Vision, Our Values, Our Objectives …

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Can evidence-based messages about cancer prevention change behaviour?

May 12, 2017 - If easy-to-understand information about cancer reaches the public, do these messages change what people know and think to do to stay healthy and reduce their risk of cancer? Research by Dr. Maureen Dobbins examines this...

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Dr. Katie Allan wins travel award competition

May 12, 2017 - Katie Allan, a post-doctoral fellow in the School of Nursing, took first place in the Faculty of Health Sciences Postdoctoral Association’s travel award competition this year.

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Indigenous nurses celebrated at special event

May 11, 2017 - The School of Nursing and the Aboriginal Students Health Science Office hosted a celebration and recognition event for Indigenous Nurses.

[Read more about Indigenous nurses on the McMaster Daily News...]


Dr. Ruth Chen takes on new role in School of Nursing

May 10, 2017 - Dr. Ruth Chen has assumed the role of Assistant Dean, Academic Resources (Nursing) and Department Education Coordinator (DEC) effective May 1, 2017.

[Read more about Dr. Ruth Chen...]


Workshop reveals research priorities from a patient's perspective

May 10, 2017 - Dr. Sandra Carroll, associate professor, School of Nursing, led a hands-on workshop for patients with atrial fibrillation on April 24. People with “AFib” experience rapid and irregular heart rhythms and are at increased risk of stroke.

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French version of advanced practice nursing book is now available

May 9, 2017 - Canadian Perspectives on Advanced Practice Nursing, co-edited by Prof. Ruth Hannon, is now available in French.

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