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
Janice Feather is a first-year doctoral student at the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing. She obtained a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) from Brock University in 2012 and a Master of Science (Nursing) from McMaster University in 2015. Her areas of clinical expertise include obstetrics and perioperative nursing. Janice’s research interest and passion is in the optimization of nursing work environments and patient safety. At the doctoral level, she plans to examine the nursing workplace behaviours that contribute to patient safety.
Candice McTavish is a first year PhD doctoral student at Bloomberg Nursing. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Western University in 2007 and a Master of Nursing at the University of Toronto in 2012. She has been fortunate to work in multiple clinical areas, however, she has most enjoyed working in mental health settings and the community. As she embarks on her doctoral studies, she will explore the work environment in mental health care settings and examine the factors that contribute to new graduate nurses feeling satisfied, empowered and capable of providing high quality care.
Sanja Visekruna is a second-year doctoral student at the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing. She obtained a Bachelor of Nursing Science in 2009 and a Master of Science (Nursing) in 2012 from Queen’s University. Her nursing career has encompassed direct care roles in critical care and paediatrics (Type 1 diabetes self-management focus), and an indirect care role in nursing education policy. Sanja’s nursing research and interest are in the area of chronic disease self-management, specifically Type 1 diabetes. In her doctoral studies, she plans to examine the financial factors related to Type 1 diabetes self-management as well as the organization and accessibility of existing self-management programs specific to this disease in Canada.
Michelle Lalonde BSCN MN PhD
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario
Margaret Blastorah, BScN, PhD
Jessica Peterson, BScN, PhD
Sheri Price, BScN, MN, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia
Project Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario email: Gillian.Strudwick@camh.ca
Professional Practice Consultant, Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, Ontario