2011 Awards Recipients


2011 Education and Research Awards Recipients

Education Award – Full Time

Winnie-SunWinnie Sun

Winnie Sun was graduated from BscN program at the University of Toronto in 1995. After having received her MN degree in 2002, she becomes a Faculty member in Nursing at the Trent University. Winnie Sun is currently a third year doctoral student at the Faculty of Nursing in the University of Toronto.


Student Nurse Education Award

Kate-St.-AmandKate St. Amand

Kate St. Amand is in her final year of the compressed nursing program at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. Kate is currently placed at Casey House Hospice and actively pursuing an interest in qualitative nursing research.


Education Grant – Part Time

Adele-LaneAdele Lane

Adele graduated with a BScN from McMaster University in 1993. She has worked as a PHN in Hamilton before moving to a supervisory position with Peel Public Health in 2000. Since 2006, she has been the Manager of the Healthy Sexuality Program. She began the MPH program with the University of Waterloo in August 2009.


Education Grant – Part Time

Rebecca-McAlpineRebecca McAlpine

Rebecca McAlpine’s commitment to excellence in nursing grew out of her diverse experience in the Middle East, Asia, Europe, as well as Canada. Currently the Paediatric Professional Practice Clinician for Halton Healthcare Services, Rebecca is pursuing her final year of the Post Masters Nurse Practitioner’s program, University of Toronto.


Dorothy Wylie Fellowship

Susan-Bookey-BassettSusan Bookey-Bassett

Susan Bookey-Bassett is a PhD student at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. Sue’s doctoral research is focusing on the relationship between nursing work processes, the physical work environment and fatigue in acute care nurses. She has been an active member of RNAO throughout her career.


Research Award

Christine-Jonas-SimpsonChristine Jonas-Simpson

Christine Jonas-Simpson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at York University. Her program of arts-based research is on living and transforming with loss. She is currently producing a research-based documentary series on experiences with perinatal loss: Nurses Grieve Too, Enduring Love, and Why did baby die?