2012 Awards Recipients


2012 Education and Research Awards Recipients

Education Grant – Full Time

Jenni Glad TimmonsJenni Glad Timmons

Jenni Glad Timmons, RN, BScN, CPN(C) graduated from Lakehead University with a BScN in 1999. She is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program specializing in Health Innovation and Leadership at the University of Minnesota. Currently, she is the Manager for Children’s Clinical Programs at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.


Student Nurse Education Award

Emily ReadEmily Read

Emily started her academic career in Kinesiology and exercise physiology before pursuing a career in nursing.  She is graduating from the BScN program at the University of Western Ontario this June and plans on starting her PhD in Nursing in September 2012 under the supervision of Dr. Heather Laschinger.


Education Grant – Part Time

Kate ZimmermanKate Zimmerman

Kate Zimmerman is the manager of Ambulatory Oncology at North York General Hospital in Toronto. Kate has focused her nursing career on providing quality cancer care for patients and families across the health care continuum. Kate is currently completing her Masters degree in Health Studies from Athabasca University with a leadership focus.


Education Grant – Part Time

Margaret McCormackMargaret McCormack

Margaret McCormack is currently the Manager of Clinical Informatics at The Scarborough Hospital. She is working towards her Master of Business Administration to allow her to more fully contribute to the successful implementation of clinical technology within our healthcare system.


Dorothy Wylie Fellowship

Michelle FoulkesMichelle Foulkes

Michelle Foulkes is currently finishing her 3rd year in the PhD program in nursing at the University of Ottawa where the focus of her research is in prenatal attachment in women who use substances during pregnancy. She is also working towards completion of her Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate at Queen’s University. Michelle also works as an Advanced Practice Nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario with the inpatient psychiatry program.


Research Award

Kristine NewmanKristine Newman

Kristine Newman is a PhD Candidate at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. She is presently writing her thesis chapters and preparing for her future dissertation. Her background is in rehabilitation nursing, nursing education and professional practice. She has research interests in nurses’ work, information-seeking and technology.