Research Chairs

Bloomberg Nursing faculty members are renowned for their leadership and excellence in nursing research on a global scale. Bloomberg Nursing holds the most endowed chairs of any faculty of nursing in Canada. Research chairs are achieved by faculty members who have demonstrated global leadership in their field in both academic excellence and research scholarship.

Current Chairholders

Dr. Kristin Cleverley, RN, PhD, CPMHN(C)

CAMH Chair in Mental Health Nursing Research

Improving the transition in mental health care services from youth to adulthood for youth with mental illness.

Lindsay Jibb, RN, PhD

Signy Hildur Eaton Chair in Paediatric Nursing Research

Using mHealth and eHealth technologies to manage pain in children and adolescents with cancer.

Samantha Mayo, RN, PhD

RBC Financial Chair in Oncology Nursing Research

Optimizing long-term health outcomes of cancer survivors, focusing particularly on cancer-related cognitive impairment (“chemobrain”).

Dr. Martine Puts, RN, PhD , FAAN

Canada Research Chair (Tier 2), in Care of Frail Older Adults

Improving the quality of life and health outcomes of older adults, particularly those with cancer.

Dr. Jennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD, CPNP, FAAN

Mary Jo Haddad Nursing Chair in Child Health Research

Improving management of pain and other symptoms in children with chronic illnesses using eHealth and mHealth technology.

Kimberley Widger, RN, PhD, CHPCN(C)

Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Pediatric Palliative Care

Ensuring each child diagnosed with a life-threatening condition receives optimal palliative care throughout the illness.

Currently vacant

Heather M. Reisman Chair in Perinatal Nursing Research

RBC Chair in Cardiovascular Nursing Research

Women’s Health Research Chair