Bloomberg Nursing Associate Professor Dr. Louise Rose is the 2018 recipient of the Deborah J. Cook Mentorship Award. The Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) Deborah J. Cook Mentorship Award is given annually to emphasize the importance of mentors in developing Canada’s next generation of critical care researchers. Dr. Rose was selected as this year’s recipient in recognition of her exceptional contributions to the promotion of critical care research among Canadian fellows, graduate and post-graduate students, young investigators, research coordinators and allied healthcare providers.
Dr. Rose researches the care and management of patients requiring mechanical ventilation across the continuum of care, including in the emergency department, intensive care unit, step-down facilities, long-term care facilities and home. Her research is informing public policy and health care funding.
Dedicated to improving the experience of mechanically ventilated patients, Dr. Rose currently holds the TD Nursing Professorship in Critical Care Research at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, previously held the inaugural Bloomberg Limited-Tenure Professorship in Critical Care Nursing, and has received a CIHR New Investigator award and a Career Scientist Award from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Dr. Rose is also the Research Director of and an Adjunct Scientist with the Provincial Weaning Centre of Excellence at Michael Garron Hospital and an Adjunct Scientist at with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.