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Jessie Bauer and Joyce O'Mahony

Jessie Bauer and thesis supervisor Joyce O'Mahony

Research explores health of Syrian women during resettlement

Jessie Bauer is the first student to successfully defend a Master of Nursing thesis at TRU, with research on the mental health of Syrian refugee women during resettlement.

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We are committed to ensuring Indigenous students have a strong foundation for a successful career in health care.
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Students and faculty can stretch their nursing knowledge with programs in Belize, Samoa and Lesotho.
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Chappell Family Building for Nursing & Population Health

A purpose-built home for TRU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing and Health Care Assistant programs is now open.

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Nursing News

TRU nursing leaders honoured for influence

TRU Dean of Nursing Rani Srivastava and CIHR Indigenous Research Chair in Nursing Lisa Bourque Bearskin are being inducted into the Canadian Academy of Nursing Fellowship.

ICCHA Wish to raise $1 million for nursing bursaries

A well-known Kamloops philanthropist has pledged to help raise $1 million to fully fund nursing school for bursary recipients.

Researcher joins Indigenous health-care task force

Dr. Sheila Blackstock has been appointed to the BC Government’s In Plain Sight task force.


Time capsule: messages from today's students and staff to be opened in 2045

"This time capsule commemorates the 2020 opening of the Chappell Family Nursing and Population Health Building. Inside the time capsule (sealed by a commemorative plaque) faculty and staff placed messages that will be shared with future faculty and nursing students in 2045, the 75th anniversary of TRU."

— Donna Murnaghan, Former Dean of Nursing

"It is exciting to think about what the School of Nursing will be like in 25 years when the time capsule is opened and the messages read. I want to thank Dr. Donna Murnaghan for her leadership and vision in making the Nursing Population and Health Building a reality — its strong foundation for the School of Nursing to grow and continue to excel."

— Rani Srivastava, Dean, School of Nursing

Rani Srivastava and Donna Murnaghan

Rani Srivastava
and Donna Murnaghan