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Nursing student bridges the gap between Deaf and hearing culture

When Sarah Corbeil, a third-year political science student, arrived at Queen’s in 2018, she found very little in the way of American Sign Language (ASL) resources on campus. She knew this had to change. Although Sarah is a hearing person, she first became interested in learning ASL after travelling with her friend who is Hard of Hearing. During their travels, Sarah learned some ASL to communicate in tricky situations, and took her passion for the language with her back home.

Fall 2020 - Faculty of Health Sciences Program Information

Despite the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, Faculty of Health Sciences faculty and staff have been hard at work ensuring that the programs that we offer will still have the high quality of delivery that the Faculty of Health Sciences and its three schools, Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy, are known for.

Graduate Nursing Symposium a success online

On Thursday, May 7, the Queen’s University School of Nursing hosted its fourth Graduate Student Research Day. The annual conference, launched in 2017, brings together students from the PhD, Master of Nursing Science, and the Master of Nursing / Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner programs to showcase their research and connect with peers and faculty over shared interests.

2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

The World Health Organization has declared 2020 the year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Our new Director, School of Nursing, Dr. Erna Snelgrove-Clarke reflects on the importance of this declaration and what it means for the profession of nursing, and the populations that nurses serve.


Dean's Report : Faculty of Health Sciences 2018-2019

One of the things I really look forward to at this time of year is releasing the annual Dean’s Report. This report has come to be a tradition for the Faculty of Health Sciences, and it serves as reminder to pause and recognize all of the fantastic things we’ve achieved in the past year.

Dr. Joan Tranmer appointed as Sally Smith Chair, School of Nursing

Dean Richard Reznick and Dr. Erna Snelgrove-Clarke are pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Joan Tranmer as Sally Smith Chair, School of Nursing. Her 32-month term begins November 1, 2019.

Dean Reznick would like to extend his sincere thanks to Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof for her service and leadership as past Sally Smith Chair.

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