Dr. Helen Kathleen Mussallem 1914- 2012

Dr. Helen Kathleen Mussallem died peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus on Wednesday November 9th, 2012 in her 98th year. She led CNA as its executive director from 1963 to 1981, a time of tremendous growth for the organization. Across a stellar international career she would become one of the most compelling and influential

New Book: China Interrupted Japanese Internment and the Reshaping of a Canadian Missionary Community

China Interrupted: Japanese Internment and the Reshaping of a Canadian Missionary Community Sonya Grypma Book Description China Interrupted is the story of the richly interwoven lives of Canadian missionaries and their China-born children (mishkids), whose lives and mission were irreversibly altered by their internment as “enemy aliens” of Japan from 1941 to 1945. Over three hundred

2012 CAHN/ACHN Conference Program

The 2012 Annual CAHN/ACHN Conference, to be held in Medicine Hat, Alberta June 15-17, marks the 25th anniversary of our association. Founded in 1987, CAHN/ACHN has an ongoing commitment to stimulate and promote historical scholarship of nursing and health. We are pleased to invite you to this conference. The conference theme is: Places and People’s

Call for Papers

Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine The CBHM/BCHM is looking for submissions for its fall 2012 and fall 2013 issues. The journal is interested in any submission that deals broadly with history of health and medicine. We accept manuscripts in English and French. For further information please contact Dr. Kristin Burnett at kburnett@lakeheadu.ca Author

Award Recipient

Glennis Zilm, has received the Blythe Eagles Volunteer Leadership Award from the University of British Columbia (UBC). “Ms Glennis Zilm is a historian, writer and teacher who has performed a great service to the nursing profession in Canada by researching and preserving its past, in particular the central role played by her alma mater and

Newsletter Archive

We publish a newsletter twice a year in spring and fall. Reports, articles, book reviews, research items, announcements, and letters to the editor are invited. Please send your news items to: Michelle Filice (filicemichelle@gmail.com). Nous vous encourageons fortement à nous envoyer des soumissions en français.

Le Comité exécutif de l’ACHN/CAHN a le plaisir d’annoncer..

Annonce: Le Comité exécutif de l’ACHN/CAHN a le plaisir d’annoncer la création du Fonds Vera-Roberts pour la recherché en histoire du nursing en régions éloignées et circumpolaires. Les demandes peuvent être soumises pour le premier concours qui se tiendra au début de 2007. L’offre initiale de fonds intéressera les étudiantes et les chercheurs établis demandant