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Olive Wahoush



Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences
905.525.9140 ext. 22802
wahousho@mcmaster.ca

Olive Wahoush is a recent graduate from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto with a PhD in Health Policy Management & Evaluation (outcomes measurement & evaluation stream). She has extensive experience in international settings in nursing practice and leadership, education and research. Dr. Wahoush’s most recent international experience was a four-month placement where she was responsible for establishing the nursing department and assisting in the opening of a new 160-bed pediatric cancer centre in Cairo, Egypt.
 
Primary interests for education and research are in culture and health, as well as health system performance specifically in relation to child health, immigrant and refugee health, equity, and the application of knowledge and research to practice. She also has research interests in community engagement and capacity building.