On November 20, 2014, Dr. Mona Gleason and Dr. Linda Quiney presented their work at the annual Nursing History Symposium followed by comments from a panel of scholars in related areas. We have collected additional comments from these panel members to share here. Please enjoy their reflections.
In the morning, Mona Gleason (Professor, Educational and Child Studies) explored how health professionals have contributed to conceptions of “the healthy child” in early twentieth century Canada. View Dr. Gleason’s presentation here.
Dr. Judith Lynam (Professor, School of Nursing) and Dr. Gladys McPherson (Assistant Professor, School of Nursing) responded to this work.
In the afternoon, Linda Quiney (Independent Scholar) shared her investigation of Canadian women as Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurses during and after World War One. View Dr. Quiney’s presentation here.
Glennis Zilm (Honorary Professor, School of Nursing) and Dr. Susan Duncan (Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University School of Nursing) responded to this work.