The Royal Society of Canada
The Royal Society of Canada was established in 1883; it is home to Canada’s distinguished artists, scientists and scholars, and its goal is to promote learning and research in the arts, the humanities and the natural and social sciences.
In 2014 the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada was launched; the College is a national system of multidisciplinary recognition for emerging Canadian intellectual leaders.
Jennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD, FAAN, CPNP, is an internationally-renowned researcher in the field of child pain self-management and ehealth technologies. She and her team developed the Pain Squad app, which gives children aged 8-18 an easy way to track cancer pain and improve symptom management.
Kelly Metcalfe, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS, is the first faculty member of the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing to be inducted as a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. She is a leader in breast cancer research, focusing particularly on genetic mutations and risk of disease, as well as patient decision-making aids. Her research has changed the treatment options available to women, offering avenues to mitigate risk of developing breast cancer.