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Celebrating success

Claudio Calligaris

The following is by no means an exhaustive list of the accomplishments by both students and faculty of the School.

We are proud to announce that Assistant Director Elaine Doucette has been named  to the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence in recognition of her exceptional contributions to education in the Faculty of Medicine.  Winter 2015

Congratulations to Associate Professor Christine Maheu and her team on being selected by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Corporation (CPACC) to produce interactive online tools with regards to their Return to Work After Cancer project. The CPACC is a collaborative organization dedicated to helping reduce the impact of cancer on Canadians. Winter 2015

Kudos to Samantha Montuori, U2 BSc(N), and her dedicated team on the success of the 6thJeux des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (JIIQ) – the first time the games have been hosted by McGill University nursing students! Our McGill Nursing students won the competition for best performance on the Therapeutic Nursing Plan. Congratulations! Winter 2015

It is with pride that we congratulate Dr. Susan French, former Director of the School of Nursing and Emeritus Professor, on her appointment as Officer of the Order of Canada on July 1, 2014. This honour is bestowed to Canadians in recognition of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.  Well done, Dr. French! Summer 2014

The School is very proud to announce that the McGill Nurses for Highlands Hope program, chaired by Assistant Professor Madeleine Buck, has been awarded the Grand Challenges Canada 'Stars in Global Health' award for the project 'Turning hope into action: Youth peer health education in rural Tanzania,' a site-specific HIV/AIDS youth peer health education program in primary schools. For more information, visit our MNHH page. Bravo! Spring 2014.

The Faculty of Medicine is pleased to announce that our very own Dr. Sylvie Lambert, Assistant Professor, is the recipient of the 2014 Rosemary Wedderburn Faculty prize, which was established in 2013. Congratulations! Spring 2014

Dr. Christine Maheu, Associate Professor, and her co-principal investigator Dr. Sophie Lebel from the University of Ottawa, received a Quality of Life Research Grant from the Canadian Cancer Society. In the next three years Drs Maheu and Lebel will test whether group therapy will help address the fear of recurrence in women diagnosed with breast or gynecological cancers. Congratulations to you both! Spring 2014

Dr. Laurie Gottlieb's book, Strengths-Based Nursing Care: Health and Healing for Person and Family, was recognized as one of the most valuable texts of 2013 and has recieved an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award, ranking first place in the Education, Continuing Education category. This prestigious award is presented by the oldest and one of the most honored broad-based nursing journals in the world, and is regarded by nurses and authors as the most important designation of excellence in book publishing. Bravo, Dr. Gottlieb! Winter 2014

It's a double doctorate for Dr. Franco Carnevale, who recently added a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Université Laval to his already impressive list of academic titles. Congratualtions! Fall 2013