Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

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Laura Fairley

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream

Laura Fairley is a registered nurse with a clinical background in street outreach nursing and residential hospice palliative care.  Her nursing work has focused specifically on the provision of care to marginalized populations, particularly the homeless and under-housed.

Fairley has developed clinical expertise in the areas of harm reduction, community outreach, psychosocial rehabilitation, end-of-life care, and bereavement support.  Her research and community advocacy interests are related to improving access to palliative care for terminally-ill, homeless men and women, particularly those who live outdoors.

  • Academic Credentials
    2014 - MN, University of Toronto
    2004 - BScN, University of Toronto
    2002 - BA (Hnrs), Women's Studies and Political Science, McMaster University

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