“My name is Elisavet Zacharidis. I graduated from McMaster University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I was involved in research with Dr. Pamela Baxter during my undergraduate degree. Research allows me to expand my knowledge and improves my ability to implement high quality evidence into practice. I am passionate about upstream…

Graduate Research Assistant

Doctoral Nursing Student Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing University of Manitoba Vicki Charski graduated with her bachelor of arts-honors—major in psychology from the University of Winnipeg in 2000. She then graduated with her bachelor of nursing—honors—with distinction from the University of Manitoba in 2007; and enrolled in the master of nursing program…

Research Coordinator Faculty of Health Sciences McMaster University Natalie Meisenburg My name is Natalie Meisenburg. I recently completed my Masters of Applied Health Sciences (Community Health) at Brock University. I interviewed health care aides’ on their experiences having conversations with families’, when a resident with dementia is dying in long-term care. I was involved in…

Research Coordinator

Doctoral Nursing Student Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing University of Manitoba   Naomi Armah has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and has worked in the emergency and pediatric nursing settings. She pursued graduate studies at the University of Manitoba, where she completed her Master of Nursing program, with a thesis…

Co-Investigator

Martin Itzkow, FRSA   Martin Itzkow has a diverse career background in working in the human service sector, government, and as a private executive coach and organizational development consultant locally, nationally, and internationally. Martin has an active organizational transformation and executive leadership coaching practice and is the Founding CEO of the Coalition of Manitoba Cultural…

Co-Investigator

Professor and MSN Program Coordinator The University of British Columbia, School of Nursing   “I am a health services researcher who studies nurses’ work environments, particularly nurse leadership, care delivery design, safe staffing and workload management. I was the academic and research lead for the BC Nursing Leadership Institute [BCNLI] (2005-2010). Over a 5-year period,…

Co-Principal Investigator

Associate Professor McMaster University, School of Nursing Dr. Baxter’s program of research focuses on examining and developing healthcare leadership in order to meet the growing demands of healthcare systems provincially, nationally and internationally. Her research focuses primarily on issues/challenges faced by those providing leadership in long-term, palliative, and end of life care settings. Through the LEAD…

Co-Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor College of Nursing Rady Faculty of Health Sciences University of Manitoba Dr. Udod’s program of research focuses on nurse leader development critical to the creation of high quality healthcare workplaces, leading to quality nurse, patient, and organizational outcomes. She is passionate about enhancing nurse leader capacity in the workplace, and has a passion…