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Nursing week experts

May 2, 2011

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues relating to Nursing Week, May 9 – 15.


Gender and health behaviour change in cardiac rehabilitation
Gender and access to health care
Jan E. Angus
Associate professor; Adjunct scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Cardiopulmonary Program
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
jan.angus@utoronto.ca

Breastfeeding
Postpartum depression
Cindy-Lee Dennis
Associate professor; Canada Research Chair in perinatal community health, University of Toronto; Shirley Brown Chair in women’s mental health research, Women’s College Research Institute
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-946-8608
cindylee.dennis@utoronto.ca

Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes
Technology at the point of care
Nurses in challenging environments
Patient safety in home care
Diane M. Doran
Professor
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-978-2866
diane.doran@utoronto.ca

Existential nursing care in haematology oncology
Transitions from curative to palliative end-of-life care in nurses’ work
Doris Leung
Assistant professor
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office:  416-946-5959
doris.leung@utoronto.ca

Care of the elderly
Katherine McGilton
Associate professor; Senior scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-597-3422 ext. 2500
kathy.mcgilton@utoronto.ca or mcgilton.kathy@torontorehab.on.ca

Breast cancer, genetics
Cancer prevention
Kelly Metcalfe
Associate professor
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-978-2851
kelly.metcalfe@utoronto.ca

Adolescent health, teen parenting, young low-income fathers
HIV/STD prevention
Social epidemiology of HIV infection
Health promotion
Public health nursing
LaRon E. Nelson
Assistant professor; Assistant professor, paediatrics division of adolescent medicine, Hospital for Sick Children
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-946-0105
laron.nelson@utoronto.ca

Nursing – professional issues and education
Nursing roles in health care
Nursing shortage
Regulation of health professional practice
Team-based health care
Global health and the health professions
Sioban Nelson
Dean and Professor
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-978-2862
dean.nursing@utoronto.ca

Nurse practitioners
Cardiac, chronic disease
Monica Parry
Assistant professor and Director, Nurse Practitioner Programs
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office:  416-946-3561
Cell: 613-532-1021
monica.parry@utoronto.ca

Functional status in older adults (with cancer)
Frailty in older adults (with cancer)
Quality of life in older adults
Martine Puts
Assistant professor
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-978-6059
martine.puts@utoronto.ca

Pain in children
Knowledge translation
Bonnie Stevens
Professor; Signy Hildur Eaton Chair in paediatric nursing research, The Hospital for Sick Children
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-813-6595
b.stevens@utoronto.ca
For appointments, please contact Shanita, administrative assistant: 416-813-8376

For more information, please contact:

Sarah Gopaul
Communications Assistant
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
University of Toronto
416-946-3657
sarah.gopaul@utoronto.ca

Gender and health behaviour change in cardiac rehabilitation

Gender and access to health care

Jan E. Angus

Associate professor; Adjunct scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Cardiopulmonary Program

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

jan.angus@utoronto.ca

Patient safety, hospital quality, patient outcomes in health care

Nurse workforce issues, professional issues and trends in nursing

Occupational health of nurses, nurse staffing levels, work environments in hospitals

Heart disease

Sean Clarke

Associate professor; RBC Chair in cardiovascular nursing research; Deputy Director, Nursing Health Services Research Unit (Toronto site); and Associate Professor, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: Mary Louise Lambert, administrative assistant: 416-340-4800 ext. 8406

sean.clarke@utoronto.ca or sean.clarke@uhn.on.ca

Breastfeeding

Postpartum depression

Cindy-Lee Dennis

Associate professor; Canada Research Chair in perinatal community health, University of Toronto; Shirley Brown Chair in women’s mental health research, Women’s College Research Institute

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-946-8608

cindylee.dennis@utoronto.ca

Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes

Technology at the point of care

Nurses in challenging environments

Patient safety in home care

Diane M. Doran

Professor

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-978-2866

diane.doran@utoronto.ca

Existential nursing care in haematology oncology

Transitions from curative to palliative end-of-life care in nurses’ work

Doris Leung

Assistant professor

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office:416-946-5959

doris.leung@utoronto.ca

Care of the elderly

Katherine McGilton

Associate professor; Senior scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-597-3422 ext. 2500

kathy.mcgilton@utoronto.ca or mcgilton.kathy@torontorehab.on.ca

Breast cancer, genetics

Cancer prevention

Kelly Metcalfe

Associate professor

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-978-2851

kelly.metcalfe@utoronto.ca

Adolescent health, teen parenting, young low-income fathers

HIV/STD prevention

Social epidemiology of HIV infection

Health promotion

Public health nursing

LaRon E. Nelson

Assistant professor; Assistant professor, paediatrics division of adolescent medicine, Hospital for Sick Children

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-946-0105

laron.nelson@utoronto.ca

Nursing – professional issues and education

Nursing roles in health care

Nursing shortage

Regulation of health professional practice

Team-based health care

Global health and the health professions

Sioban Nelson

Dean and Professor

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-978-2862

dean.nursing@utoronto.ca

Nurse practitioners

Cardiac, chronic disease

Monica Parry

Assistant professor and Director, Nurse Practitioner Programs

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office:416-946-3561

Cell: 613-532-1021

monica.parry@utoronto.ca

Functional status in older adults (with cancer)

Frailty in older adults (with cancer)

Quality of life in older adults

Martine Puts

Assistant professor

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-978-6059

martine.puts@utoronto.ca

Pain in children

Knowledge translation

Bonnie Stevens

Professor; Signy Hildur Eaton Chair in paediatric nursing research, The Hospital for Sick Children

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-813-6595

b.stevens@utoronto.ca

For appointments, please contact Shanita, administrative assistant: 416-813-8376