Editorial advisory board

Barb Shellian, RN, MN
Director, Rural Health
Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone
Canmore, Alta.

Shellian is a visionary nurse leader whose contributions to the advancement of nursing in the interest of the public span her professional nursing career. She was president of the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (1995-1997) and served on numerous committees at the forefront of policy changes affecting nursing. She has also been active in CNA, serving on committees and as a board member and president (2016-2018). Shellian played a significant leadership role in the establishment of the Canadian Association for Rural and Remote Nursing, serving as its inaugural president (2004-2006). She was co-chair of the International Council of Nurses’ rural and remote nursing network and is acknowledged internationally for the work she has done to raise awareness and improve the practice of nurses working in rural and remote settings.

Editorial Advisory Board

Glennie Aromin, BSN
Orthopedics Unit
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton, Alta.

Patrick Chiu, MPH, RN
Professional Practice Advisor, College & Association of Registered Nurses of
PhD Student, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta

Renée Descôteaux, RN, MScN
Chief Executive Nurse
Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Montreal, Que.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/renée descôteaux-611973120/

Sherri Di Lallo, RN, MN
Team Lead/Manager, Stollery Awasisak Indigenous Health
Alberta Health Services
Provincial Councillor for Edmonton/West
College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
Edmonton, Alta.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherri-di-lallo-rn-mn-005a3a41

Mary Ellen Gurnham, RN, MScN
Senior Director, Interprofessional Practice and Learning
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Halifax, N.S.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-ellen-gurnham-2a174220

Jennifer Karach, NP
Nurse Practitioner (family, all-ages)
Nexus Primary Care Clinic
Nanaimo, BC

Tess Kroeker, RPN, BHs, MBA
Chair, Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and the Correctional Service of Canada
Abbotsford, B.C.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tess-kroeker-0b06b837/

Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC (C), FCAN
Academic Chair, Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University
Affiliate Faculty, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlyleblancapn/

Sherry Mullett, BA, LPN
Eastern Health
St. John’s, N.L.

Tracie Risling, BA, BSN, MN, PhD
Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary
Calgary, AB
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracie-risling-19596822/

Gillian Strudwick, RN, PhD
Chief Clinical Informatics Officer and Independent Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ont.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gillian-strudwick-00b80518; Twitter: @gstrudrn 

Shawna Tohm, BSN, CTAJ™, RN
Community Health Nurse
Government of the Northwest Territories
Twitter: @stohmrn