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Ganann, Rebecca BW


Rebecca Ganann is a full-time Assistant Professor at McMaster University's School of Nursing. She teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. After completing her PhD, Dr. Ganann completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit (ACHRU) to study the impact of patient, caregiver, and community engagement in research teams under the supervision of Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid, Ruta Valaitis, and Carrie McAiney.

Dr. Ganann is an early career researcher with ACHRU and the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA). Her research focuses on the real-world impact of patient, caregiver and community engagement on older adults.


  • PhD, Nursing, McMaster University
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Services and Policy​, CHSRF/CIHR Ontario Training Centre
  • MSc, Nursing, McMaster University
  • BScN, Nursing, McMaster University
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