Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


Celebrating Our Trainee’s Excellence and Outstanding Achievements

Published on: June 1, 2017

Congratulations to graduate students Kristina Chang, Melissa Northwood and Sue Bookey-Bassett for receiving McMaster’s Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Program Awards.

Congratulations to Anna Garnett on receiving the CGNA Beckingham scholarship

Published on: May 8, 2017

Anna Garnett, a PhD student in the School of Nursing at McMaster, won the prestigious scholarship on the weekend.

ACHRU’s PhD Student Receives Award for Research on Older Adults with Incontinence Due to Diabetes

Published on: May 4, 2017

Congratulations to Melissa Northwood on receiving the 2017 Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO) Mary Ann Murphy Memorial Diabetes Award.

McMaster Nurses are Creating Apps and Monitoring Systems of the Future

Published on: April 27, 2017

The ACHRU’s Dr. Ruta Valaitis is featured in a McMaster School of Nursing website article on how nurses are changing healthcare delivery by using technology.

The ACHRU’s Latest Article is on Our Self-Managed Community Diabetes Program vs. Usual Care

Published on: February 21, 2017

ACHRU researchers are examining the effectiveness of the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit-Community Partnership Program (ACHRU-CPP), a new 6-month nurse-led program that promotes self-management for older adults with diabetes and other chronic conditions.


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