Judith Ann (Judy) MacDonnell

Associate Professor

Interim Director, School of Nursing

Locations / Contact Info:

313 Health, Nursing & Environmental Studies - HNES
Keele Campus
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 77515
Fax: 416-736-5714

Email address(es):

jmacdonn@yorku.ca

Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Health - School of Nursing

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - 1977
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

PhD Sociology & Equity Studies in Education, Women's Studies - 2005
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
Toronto, Ontario

Masters of Education (Teaching & Learning) - 2001
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario

Biography

Judy has over two decades of public health nursing background plus experience in the hospital and education sectors. Her research program has focused on health access and equity, gender and its intersections with race/racism, sexuality, age, generation, ability. Her scholarly work is interdisciplinary and uses qualitative approaches or mixed methods. Topics include community nursing, feminist/critical pedagogy, cultural diversity, access and equity, health services, nurses’ health, professional career/work dynamics, political practice, women’s activism, sexual diversity, mental health promotion, policy processes, mothering, intimate partner violence and violence broadly conceptualized.

She has been involved in minority health, especially related to LGBTQ issues, participatory policy development and knowledge translation/exchange through community venues, media, and professional associations. Her work aligns with a focus on building healthy and safe workplaces and communities, as well as supportive, meaningful and respectful educational environments.

In 2000, while working as a public health nurse and completing her master's thesis on educational issues perceived by expectant lesbian couples, she became involved with professional and community-based equity groups and presenting/publishing in academic contexts. Her dissertation was a participatory policy study, Situating the Political in Nurses’ Lives: The Intersection of Policy, Practice and Career for Lesbian Health Advocates. While completing her PhD and post-doc, she gradually moved from direct clinical practice to academic nursing, lecturing in undergraduate nursing programs at the University of Toronto (2005-2008) and Ryerson University (2003-2006). Courses included primary health care nursing, nursing leadership, nursing theory, research, organizational context of practice, women’s health,  mental health nursing, final integrative practicum. She coordinated/delivered seniors-focused community clinical and co-taught a PhD course in educational policy and program evaluation. She was faculty advisor/clinical instructor for students in clinical courses whose placements ranged from emergency, mental health, medical/surgical, pediatric and primary care to home care, public health and health promotion settings (2004-2008). She has held a tenure-stream position at York since July, 2008.

In addition to working on knowledge mobilization from current team projects with decision-makers and communities, she has been the academic lead for two exciting grant proposals that build on current research and community collaborations: 1) an interdisciplinary team initiative that focuses on mental health and 2) a collaboration with the Reg Nurses Association of Ontario and Rainbow Health Ontario to support the development of LGBTQ-focused best practice guidelines.

She teaches an online graduate course in the MScN program which is open to other disciplines, GS/NURS 5175 3.0, Sexual and Gender Diversity: Implications for Education, Policy and Practice in the Health Professions. In addition, she teaches several core MScN program courses, including qualitative research (G/SNURS 5200 3.0) and the MScN clinical course, Advanced Nursing Practicum (GS/NURS 5400 3.0) where she provides faculty support to students engaging in innovative projects and advanced practice in settings ranging from long term care, medical-surgical, emergency, mental health, community health to education and policy. She has taught GS/NURS 5100 6.0 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science, GS/NURS 5120 3.0 Advanced Perspectives in Women's Health and GS/NURS 5210 3.0 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice with Marginalized Persons, as well as currently teaches the MScN Advanced Practicum course. She has often taught an undergraduate clinical course in community health nursing (Community as Partner).  

She is currently Policy and Political Action ENO, previously co-chair of the Rainbow Nursing Interest Group of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and is affiliated with Rainbow Health Ontario and CERIS as a researcher. 

As a member of the Public Health Alliance for LGBTTTIQQ Equity, a workgroup of the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA), she was involved with community consultations using participatory action research in the development of several position papers and a policy resolution related to access to public health care for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans communities. The following are available on the OPHA website: http://www.opha.on.ca/Advocacy-and-Policy/Position-Paper,-Resolutions-and-Motions.aspx

Gapka, S., Raj., R., Chow, K., Clipsham, J., Hampson, E., MacDonnell, J. et al. (2004). The trans health project. (2003 paper updated in 2004).

 Dobinson, C., (with MacDonnell, J., Hampson, E., Clipsham, J., & Chow, K.). (2003). Improving the access and quality of public health services for bisexuals. 

Public Health Alliance for LGBTTQ Equity (PHA). (2002). Ethical research and evidence-based practice for lesbians and gay men. Policy resolution.

 Duncan, K., Clipsham, J., Hampson, E., Krieger, C. MacDonnell, J., Roedding, D., Chow, K, & Milne, D. (2000). Improving the access to and quality of public health services for lesbians and gay men.

Selected Publications

MacDonnell, J. A., Bartlett, M. E., Tabacco, A. (forthcoming). Nursing care for LGBTQ families. In J. Rowe Kaakinen, D. Padgett Coehlo, & R. Steele. (Eds.). Family health care nursing: Theory, practice, and research (6th ed.). F. A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, PA.



Sussman, T. Brotman, S., McIntosh, H., Chamberland, L., MacDonnell, J. A., & Daley, A. (2018). Supporting LGBT inclusivity in LTC homes: A Canadian perspective. Journal of Canadian Aging, 37(2).



Buck-McFadyen, E., & MacDonnell, J. A. (2017). Contested practice: Political activism in Canadian Nursing and implications for nursing education. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 14(1), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijnes-2016-0026



MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M., Bokore, N., Tharao, W., Khanlou, N., & Njoroge, W. (2017). Finding a space for me outside the stereotypes”: Community engagement in mental health promotion research and policy for racialised immigrant women in a Canadian context. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, Published online June 8, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s11469-017-9776-5



MacDonnell, J. A., & Buck-McFadyen, E. (2017). How activism features in the career lives of four generations of Canadian nurses. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice. Published online January 19, 2017



MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M., Khanlou, N., Bokore, N., & Tharao, W. (2016). Activism as a feature of mental health and wellbeing for racialized immigrant women in a Canadian context. Health Care for Women International. Published online October 31, 2016.



Daley, A., MacDonnell, J.A., Brotman, S., St. Pierre, M., Aronson, J., & Gillis, L. (2017). Providing health and social services to older LGBT adults. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 37, 143-10.



Legere, L. E., & MacDonnell, J. A. (2016). Meaningful support for lesbian and bisexual women navigating reproductive cancer care in Canada. Journal of Research in Nursing, 21(3), 167-174.



Macdonald, J., & MacDonnell, J.A. (2016). Engaging adult learners through the arts: Freeing bodies, hearts, minds, & spirits.  In G. Strohschen and Associates (Eds),.The metagogy project: A theory for a contemporary adult education praxis (pp. 121-133). Atlanta, GA:  American Scholars Press.



MacDonnell, J. A., & Daley, A. E. (2015). Examining the development of positive space in health and social service organizations: A Canadian exploratory study. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 27(3),263-301.



MacDonnell, J. A. (2014). LGBT health care access: Considering the contributions of an invitational approach. Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice, 20, 38-60.



Daley, A. E., & MacDonnell, J. A. (2014). “That would have been beneficial”: LGBTQ education for home care service providers. Health and Social Care in the Community. 1-10. Article first published online: 27 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12141



MacDonnell, J. (2014). An historical snapshot of the relevance of pregnancy for lesbian intimate partner violence. Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (JMI), 5(1), 228-241. Special issue: Mothers and History: Histories of Motherhood. 



MacDonnell, J. A. (2014). Enhancing our understanding of emancipatory nursing: A reflection on the use of critical feminist methodologies. Advances in Nursing Science, 37(3), 271-280. Special Issue on Health Inequities.  



Chow, K., Clipsham, J., Dobinson, C., Gapka, S. Hampson, E., MacDonnell, J., & Raj, R. (2014). Public health professionals, community researchers and community-based participatory action research: Process and discovery (259-268). In D. Irving, & R. Raj (Eds.). Trans activism in Canada: A reader. Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars Press.  



MacDonnell, J. A., & Fern, R. (2014). Advocacy for gender diversity in the contemporary Canadian nursing context: A focus on Ontario (269-285). In D. Irving, & R. Raj (Eds.). Trans activism in Canada: A reader.Toronto, ON:  Canadian Scholars Press.



Choiniere, J.A, MacDonnell, J.A., Campbell, A., & Smele, S. (2014). Conceptualizing structural violence in a context of mental health nursing in Ontario. Nursing Inquiry, 21(1), 39-50.  DOI: 10.1111/nin.12028



MacDonnell, J.A., & Grigorovich, A. ( 2012). Gender, work and health for trans health providers: A focus on transmen. International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN)-Nursing. http://www.hindawi.com/isrn/nursing/aip/161097/



MacDonnell, J. A., Dastjerdi, M., Bokore, N., & Khanlou, N. (2012). Becoming resilient: Promoting the mental health and wellbeing of immigrant women in a Canadian context. Nursing Research and Practice, 2012, Article ID 576586. Special Issue on Migration and Health.



Choiniere, J. A., & MacDonnell, J. A. (2012, Winter). Challenging everyday violence taking race & gender into account: Policy implications. Canadian Diversity, 8(6), 65-69. Issue on Best Practices in Countering Racism in the Workplace.



MacDonnell, J. A., & Macdonald, G. (2011). Arts based critical inquiry in nursing and interdisciplinary professional education: Guided imagery, images, narratives, and poetry. Journal of Transformative Education, l9(4), 203-221. doi:10.1177/1541344612441083



Daley, A. E., & MacDonnell, J. A. (2011). Gender, sexuality and the discursive representation of access and equity in health services literature: Implications for LGBT communities. International Journal for Equity in Health 2011, 10, 40. doi:10.1186/1475-9276-10-40



MacDonnell, J. A. (2011). Gender, sexuality and the participatory dimensions of a comparative life history policy study. Nursing Inquiry, 18(4), 313–324. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2011.00524.x



Choiniere, J. A, MacDonnell, J., & Shamonda, H. (2010). Walking the talk: Insights into dynamics of race and gender for nurses. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice, 11 (4), 317-325.



MacDonnell, J. (2010). Policy talk: Gender and the regulation of nurses’ knowledges and practices. Advances in Nursing Science. 33 (3), 219-33.



MacDonnell, J. A. (2009). Fostering nurses' political knowledges and practices: Education and political activation in relation to lesbian health. Advances in Nursing Science, 32(2), 158-132.



Macdonald, G., & MacDonnell, J. A. (2008). Transforming diversity tensions: Shifting knowledge through arts-based practices. In A. Wright, S. Murray, & M. Wilson (Eds.). Collected Essays on Teaching and Learning, 1, 35-39. 



MacDonnell, J.A. (2007). Comparative life histories of nurses who advocate for lesbian health in a Canadian context: Sexual orientation as a factor in career and workplace dynamicsIn M.V.L. Badgett & J. Frank. (Eds.). Sexual orientation discrimination: An international perspective (118-135). London: Routledge.



MacDonnell, J. A. (2007). Articulating a policy resolution for sexual minorities: Nurses as moral agents. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 39(4), 74-92.



MacDonnell, J. A. (2006). Exploring matrices of mothering and feminisms: Life history methodology as a venue for understanding complexities of mothering discourses for lesbian health advocates. Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 8(1-2), 298-310.



MacDonnell, J. A. & Andrews, G. J. (2006). Placing sexuality in health policies: Feminist geographies and public health nursing. Geojournal 65, 349-364.



Dobinson, C., (with MacDonnell, J., Hampson, E., Clipsham, J., & Chow, K.). (2005). Improving access and quality of public health services for bisexuals. Journal of Bisexuality, 5(1), 39-78.



MacDonnell, J. (2001). Facilitating support for expectant lesbian mothers in a public health context: Encountering resistance in the research process. Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 3(1), 109-120.



 


Other Research Outputs

 Selected conference presentations:

MacDonnell, J. A., & Daley, A. (2017, June 22). Queering home care. 2017 Community Health Nurses of Canada Annual Conference, Niagara Falls. ON.

Brotman, S., Daley, A., St. Pierre, M., MacDonnell, J. A., Aronson, J., & Gillis, L. (2016, October). Resilience and resistance in older LGBTQ people: Implications for access and equity. Canadian Association of Gerontologists, Montreal, PQ.

MacDonnell, J.A. (2016, October 14). Considering equity in a context of scholarly inquiry on mothering: The value of a critical gender and intersectional lens to foster Canadian maternal health. "Mothers/Mothering in Today's World" Toronto, ON. 

Khanlou, N., MacDonnell, J. A., Dastjerdi, M., & Vazquez, L. M. (2016, June 15). Applying an intersectional perspective to promoting immigrant women's mental health and wellbeing and why it matters. Canadian Public Health Association conference, Toronto, ON.

MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M., Bokore, N., Tharao, W., & Khanlou, N. (2016, June 15). "Finding a place for me outside the stereotypes”: Creating an action plan to support the mental wellbeing of racialized immigrant women. Canadian Public Health Association conference, Toronto, ON.

MacDonnell, J.A., Daley, A., & St. Pierre, M. (2016, Mar. 10). Integrating a LGBTQ focus into home care: Organizational readiness. Paper. Rainbow Health Ontario Conference. London, ON.

Daley, A., MacDonnell, J. A., & St. Pierre, M. (2016, Mar. 10). LGBTQ social justice through transformative research. Rainbow Health Ontario Conference. London, ON.

St. Pierre, M., Daley, A., & MacDonnell, J.A. (2016, Mar. 10). "I really have no knowledge, but I'd like to have some": An Ontario-based study on in-home health care providers' access to LGBTTQI-specific education. Rainbow Health Ontario Conference. London, ON.

Dastjerdi, M.., Khanlou, N., MacDonnell, J., Mardoukhi, A., & Niazi, A. (2015, June 6). The role of gender and ethnicity in the well-being and integration of Iranian and Afghan older adult immigrant women in Canada. North American Refugee Health Conference, University of Toronto, ON.
 

Daley, A., St. Pierre, M., & MacDonnell, J. A. (2015, May 28). Home care access and Ontario’s LGBT communities. Paper. Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres Annual Conference (OACCAC). Toronto, ON.

MacDonnell, J. A., St. Pierre, M., & Daley, A. (2015, May 28). Home care service providers' access to LGBT-specific training. Paper. OACCAC Annual Conference. Toronto, ON.

Dastjerdi, M., MacDonnell, J.A., Khanlou , K., Tharao, W., Bokore , N., & Njoroge, W. (2015, June 11). Finding a place for me outside the stereotypes: Creating an action plan to support the mental wellbeing of racialized immigrant women. 6th Annual International In Sickness and In Health (ISIH) Conference,  Palma de Mallorca University, Spain.

Dastjerdi, M., MacDonnell, J. A., Tharao, W., Bokore, N., & Khanlou, N. (2015, March 26). "Finding a place for me outside the stereotypes": Creating an action plan to suppport the mental wellbeing of racialized immigrant women. 17th National Metropolis Conference. Broadening the Conversation: Immigration, Setttlement, and Diversity. Vancouver, BC.

Dastjerdi, M., MacDonnell, J.A., Tharao, W., Bokore, N., & Khanlou, N. (2015, Jan. 28). Citizenship as a dimension of mental health and wellbeing for racialized immigrant women. Inclusion Day Conference, York University, Toronto, ON.

Brotman, S., Daley, A., MacDonnell, J., St. Pierre, M., Aronson, J., & Gillis, L. (2014, Oct). Experiences of home care use by older LGBTTQ people in Ontario.Poster. Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) 2014: Landscapes of Aging Critical Issues, Emerging Possibilities, Niagara Falls, ON.

MacDonnell, J. A., Daley, A.E., & St. Pierre, M. (2014, Sept 11). Exploring LGBTTQI home care access in Ontario: Service users share their experiences. Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA), Baltimore, Maryland.  

Buck-McFadyen, E., & MacDonnell, J.A. (2014, June 4). Paper. Generational Activism in Nursing: Findings from Life Histories with Ontario Nurses and Implications for CHN Education. 2014 Canadian Community Health Nurses Conference, Ottawa, ON.

MacDonnell, J.A., (2014, May 28). The potential within emancipatory nursing to foster the development of LGBTQ nursing research capacity: A critical reflection. Paper. Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN Nursing Education Conference, Halifax, NS.

MacDonnell, J.A., & Buck-McFadyen, E. (2014, May 27). Poster. Generational Activism in Nursing: Findings from Life Histories with Ontario Nurses and Implications for Nursing Education. 2014 CASN Nursing Education Conference, Halifax, N.S.

MacDonnell, J.A., Daley, A.E., & Legere, L. (2014, Feb). Creating space to dialogue on queer-and trans-positive education and training for health providers: Findings from focus groups with home care providers in Ontario. 2014 Rainbow Health Conference, Toronto, ON.

Daley, A.E., St. Pierre, M., & MacDonnell, J.A. (2014, Feb). Experiences of home care use by LGBTTQI people in Ontario. 2014 Rainbow Health Conference, Toronto, ON.

MacDonnell, J.A. (2013, June 19). Nurses at risk:  Examining the landscape. Paper presented via webinar entitled, “The social construction of nurses’ risks: The unfolding of a critical inquiry.” Canadian Women’s Health Network webinar (CWHN).

MacDonnell, J.A. (2013, June). Negotiating complex identities:  The interplay of sexuality, gender, age and disability. Critical Hermeneutics Conference, York University, Toronto, ON.

MacDonnell, J. A., Dastjerdi, M., Bokore, N., Khanlou, N., & Tharao, W. (2012, October). Intersections and immigrant mental health: "Reconstructing the notion of a good citizen”: Activism as a feature of mental health promotion. CIHR Gender and Health Conference, Montreal.  

Daley, A.E., & MacDonnell, J.A., (2012, March).  Gender, sexuality and the discursive representation of access and equity in health services literature: Implications for LGBT communities. Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) Conference, Ottawa, ON.

MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M., Bremmer, R., & Bokore, N. (2012, March). Reconstructing the notion of a good citizen: Grounded theory insights into the relationship between activism and mental health promotion for sexually diverse immigrant women, Rainbow Health Ontario Conference, Ottawa, ON.

MacDonnell, J.A., & Grigorovich, A. (2012, March). Ruptures and Resilience: Examining Career and Workplace Dynamics for Trans Health Providers. Rainbow Health Conference, Ottawa, ON.

MacDonnell, J.A. (2011, May). Grounded theory insights about the health and well being of young immigrant mothers. Young Mothers’ Public Forum. Motherhood Initiative for Community & Research Involvement Toronto.

MacDonnell, J.A., & Daley, A.E. (2011, May). Enhancing access and equity for LGBTQ communities in the home care sector: A user-friendly framework for provider agencies. 5th National Community Health Nurses Conference. Halifax, NS, May, 2011 (proceedings published online).

Choiniere, J., & MacDonnell, J.A. (2010, Nov.). Social construction of nurses’ risks: A gendered tale. CIHR Innovations in Gender, Sex and Health Research, Toronto. ON.

Daley, A.E., & MacDonnell, J.A. (2010, Nov.). Using a gender lens to foster positive space in the home care sector. CIHR Innovations in Gender, Sex and Health Research, Toronto. ON.

MacDonnell, J.A. (2010, May). Tensions encountered in fostering participatory dimensions of a life history policy study. 6th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. University of Chicago at Urbana, Illinois.

MacDonnell, J.A., & Macdonald, G. (2010, May). Inspiring transformative educators: Integrating diversity through arts-based practice. CASN National Nurse Educators 2010 Conference, May 3-7, 2010.Winnipeg, MB.

MacDonnell, J.A. (2010, May). Nurses’ political socialization, Sexual minority health and the educational context. CASN National Nurse Educators 2010 Conference. May 3-7, 2010, Winnipeg, MB.

Daley, A., MacDonnell, J.A., Schmidt, K., Iafrate, S., & Moore D. (2010, March). LGBTQ communities and in-home health and social care services. Rainbow Health Ontario Conference, Toronto, ON.

Choiniere, J., MacDonnell, J.A.,  Daly, T., & Shamonda, H. (2009, October). Nurses’ mental health risks: A report on ongoing research.  4th Annual Canadian Conference for Research on Mental Health and Addictions in the Workplace. Toronto, ON.

 

 

 

 

 

Affiliations

Rainbow Health Ontario
Involved in academic researcher cluster and profiled in researcher database

CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre (2009-2014)
Affiliated member

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario
Co-chair of the Rainbow Nursing Interest Group (2007-2012) Currently Co-Policy and Political Action Executive Nursing Officer (From 2012)

Ontario Multicultural Health Applied Research Network (OMHARN) (2011-13); Immigrant and Racialized Women’s Health projec

Canadian Professional Association for Trans Health (CPATH)

Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement

Service/Community Activities

Halton Positive Space Network

Ontario Public Health Association
Member of Public Health Alliance for LGBTTTIQQ Equity, workgroup of OPHA (2000-2012)

Awards

Postdoctoral Fellow-York Institute for Health Research (YIHR - 2007

COUPN 2010 New Tenure Stream Faculty Contribution Award - 2010

Dean's Health Research Catalyst Award - 2011

Faculty of Health Early Career University/Community Service - 2014

Dean's Health Research Catalyst Award - 2015

Supervision

Currently available to supervise graduate students: Yes

Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: Yes

Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: No

Current Research

For details on our home care research program, the LGBTTQI Home Care Project, and related research see: http://www.yorku.ca/lgbthome/

This focus on equity in education and research and specific research projects have been featured in York University-related media and other policy websites:

President's Report to the Community 2010, p12:

http://digital.yorku.ca/issue/20788 

Faculty of Health research website and blog:

http://health.research.yorku.ca/six-connected-themes/  (#6 Health and Social Justice in Diverse Communities Locally and Globally)

http://health.blog.yorku.ca/2012/03/09/activism-and-its-connection-to-mental-health-and-wellbeing-for-immigrant-women/ 

Office of Women's Health Chair in Mental Health:

http://www.yorku.ca/nkhanlou/documents/2011-2012writeups_003.pdf   

MacDonnell, J. A., Dastjerdi, M., Khanlou, N., Bokore, N., Tharao, W., & Vazquez, L. M. (2015, August). Activism and Immigrant Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing. Information Sheet #6. Office of Women’s Health Research Chair in Mental Health, York University, Toronto. http://nkhanlou.info.yorku.ca/files/2014/12/Information-Sheet-6-Activism-and-Immigrant-Women-August2015.pdf

Y-file:

http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2012/03/05/talk-looks-at-how-to-help-foster-mental-health-for-immigrant-women/

CERIS policy report:

http://www.ceris.metropolis.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/MacDonnell-FINAL-CERIS-report.pdf

Office of Fairness Commissioner:

http://www.fairnesscommissioner.ca/files_docs/content/pdf/en/Canadian%20Diversity%20magazine%20Fall%202011.pdf

Research Projects

"Out" in Home Care Workshop
Meeting Planning and Dissemination Grant-in conjunction with A. Daley, co-PI and team including community partners Toronto Central CCAC Rainbow Health Ontario
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $8931
Year Funded: 2009
Duration: 1
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Accessible and Equitable Delivery of In-home Health and Social Care to LGBT Communities
Co-principal investigator: Dr. Andrea Daley, School of Social Work, York University and community partners are toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) and Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO)
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $3000
Year Funded: 2009
Duration: 1
Funded by: York University

Developing a program of research to identify and address the health and health service needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults who reside in long-term care homes.
PI Dr. T. Sussman
Role: CoInvestigator
Amount funded: $25000
Year Funded: 2012
Duration: 1
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Examining Factors Influencing the Health and Work Lives of Trans Health Providers
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $2000
Year Funded: 2008
Duration: 1
Funded by: York University

Exploring and Enhancing Access to In-Home Health Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities in Ontario
Undertaken with A.Daley, Co-Principal Investigator and team, including Rainbow Health Ontario and Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $337878
Year Funded: 2011
Duration: 3
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Exploring How Immigrant Women Conceptualize Activism: Implications for Mental Health Promotion.
This project has been undertaken in conjunction Women's Health in Women's Hands
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $12000
Year Funded: 2010
Duration: 1
Funded by: Other...
Other funding: CERIS

Finding a Space for me Outside of the Stereotypes: Creating an Action Plan to Promote the Wellbeing of Immigrant Women Through Activism.
Dissemination Event Grant Collaboration with Women's Health in Women's Hands CHC Co-PI: Mahdieh Dastjerdi
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $24947
Year Funded: 2013
Duration: 1
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

From Boomers to Gen Y: Exploring the Intersection of Generational and Career Dynamics in Nurses' Activism
Project examines to understand how diverse nurses across generations in Ontario experience and understand their political activism and its relationship to their careerlives.
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $86231
Year Funded: 2010
Duration: 3
Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Learning/training needs of interdisciplinary home care service providers in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) communities: An opportunity for interprofesssional education
Examine differences in training needs for among home care providers in relation to care of LGBT clients and develop responsive interprofessional education. (with A. Daley, co-PI)
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $9000
Year Funded: 2010
Duration: 1
Funded by: York University

The role of culture and ethnicity in the well-being and integration of Iranian and Afgahn Older Adult Immigrant Women in Canada.
PI Dr. M. Dastjerdi
Role: CoInvestigator
Amount funded: $14944
Year Funded: 2014
Duration: 1
Funded by: Other...
Other funding: Women's College Hospital

“Finding a Space for Me Outside the Stereotypes": Building Service Provider Capacity.”
Co-PI Dr. M. Dastjerdi and team In partnership with Women's Health in Women's Hands
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $15000
Year Funded: 2017
Duration: 1
Funded by: Other...
Other funding: Women's College Hospital