The School of Nursing counts two new inductees into the American Academy of Nursing. The international distinction was granted to Professor Dave Holmes and Professor Dawn Stacey, for their leadership and contributions to nursing research and education.
The award recognizes the exceptional contribution made by a nurse working in the area of clinical practice, education, research, and/or administration to the advancement of Nursing’s role in HIV/AIDS care.
Held annually on April 26th, World IP Day is a celebration of innovation and creativity. This year’s theme was Reach for Gold: IP and Sports; Dr. Blaine Hoshizaki was invited as a one of four panellists for the event.
Dr. Patrick O’Byrne, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, receives the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Chair in Public Health and HIV prevention, part of the Endgame Funding Program, for his community-based project Nurse-led PEP, PrEP, and rapid HIV treatment: producing real-life impact for patients in Ottawa and Ontario.
Thirty-one members of national Olympic committees and top sports organizations from around the world spent 10 days on campus in January, studying for an executive master’s and sampling the delights of an Ottawa winter.
The Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program awarded 59 research projects to help solve Canadian defence and security challenges. Four of these were awarded to the School of Human Kinetics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa.
Building on his extensive experience in protein and peptide chemistry, structure and function, Professor Udenigwe will chair a research program that supports the development of innovative approaches to the use of plant-derived proteins and peptides in the food industry.