Linda McGillis Hall RN, PhD, FCAHS, FCAN, FCNEI, FAAN


My research examines nursing health health human resources and the work environments in which nurses work.

Professor McGillis Hall is a recognized leader in nursing health services and systems research, with a particular focus on regulated and unregulated professions (particularly nursing), health human resources, health care work environments and outcomes of models of care. She was the Kathleen Russell Distinguished Professor (2013 – 2019), served as the Associate Dean Research at the Faculty (2007-2013 & 2014-2018), Acting Dean (July-Dec 2011), and Interim Dean (July 2013-August 2014). Her work has been acknowledged through national and international fellowships including as the first Canadian nurse inducted as an American Academy of Nursing ‘International’ Fellow (2007), a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (2010), a Senior Massey Fellow (2015), a Fellow of the Canadian Nurse Educator Institute (2018), and a Fellow of the Canadian Nurses Association (2020). Her current work is focused on evaluating the models of care implemented by health care organizations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 1999 – PhD, Nursing Administration, University of Toronto

  • 1993 – MScN, Nursing Administration, University of Toronto

  • 1990 – Honours BAS, Health Administration, York University, Toronto

Dr. McGillis Hall’s PubMed links are available here.


PhD Completed

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