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Celebrating success

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


William Landry, BScN'08, and current U3 BNI student Emilie Hudson were honoured by the City of Toronto for their heroic acts. While in Toronto recently, William performed cardiopulmonary resusitation on a victim who collapsed on a downtown sidewalk and continued CPR for 20 minutes while awaiting the arrival of the Emergency Medical Services.

Emilie was visiting family in Toronto when she intervened on a situation and convinced a potential suicide victim from jumping off a bridge. We are very proud of you both! Fall 2015


Professor Laurie Gottlieb has been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) as a CAHS Fellow, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health and sciences community. Fellows elected to the Academy are recognized by their peers nationally and internationally for their contributions to the promotion of health science and have demonstrated leadership, creativity, distinctive competencies and a commitment ot advance academic health science. Congratulations, Dr. Gottlieb. Fall 2015


Associate Professor Christine Maheu  is the 2015 Pfizer Award of Excellence in Nursing Research recipient. This award is presented to an individual who embodies the passion for development of research-based nursing practices, and is highly involved in producing influential research findings that is conducive to furthering oncology care. This nurse takes upon the leadership of clinical study while demonstrating her medical knowledge at a practical level. Bravo, Dr. Maheu! Summer 2015


Emeritus Professor Celeste Johnston has garnered the Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children's Pain Relief from the American Pain Society. Congratulations! Spring 2015


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