The 2010 PNEIG Award Winners

by Admin on May 7, 2010

in PNEIG Award Winners


The Provincial Nurse Educators Interest Group (PNEIG) Research Award $5,000
This award provides an opportunity to a Registered Nurse who is pursuing education at the Graduate or Doctoral level related to nursing education in an academic or clinic setting. Applicants must be members of PNEIG. 1 x $5,000

Lynn MilesLynn Miles
Lynn Miles began her nursing career at Seneca College and graduated as a diploma nurse. She soon realized that her career ambitions could not be realized without further education. She went on to complete her BScN, MSc and is now completing her PhD program. Living in Southwestern Ontario near a large First Nations Reservation has allowed Lynn to learn first hand some of the health and societal inequities that exist among Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples’. Teaching Aboriginal nursing students has also focused her research endeavours on increasing Aboriginal health care capacity and increasing the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal nursing students.

Provincial Nurse Educators Interest Group (PNEIG) Award $1,500
Era FerronEra Ferron
Era Mae Ferron is a Ph.D. student at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. She received her MN degree from the University of Toronto and her BNSc degree from Queen’s University. Era Mae’s primary research interests are determinants of nurse retention and turnover. She is currently developing a conceptual model entitled: Part-time Nurse Faculty Intent to Remain Employed in the Academic Setting, which she will test and refine during her doctoral research study.

Provincial Nurse Educators Interest Group (PNEIG) Award $1,500
Hossein KhaliliHossein Khalili
Hossein Khalili is an RN, PhD Nursing Student, and a lecturer at the School of Nursing in the University of Western Ontario and also works as a casual staff at the London Health Sciences Centre. He has above ten years experience in working as a nurse, faculty/educator and researcher. His current research interest is in interprofessionalism. Hossein is engaged in multiple interprofessional education (IPE) projects, including his own dissertation on evaluation the impact of an IPE intervention on the development of dual professional and interprofessional identity among health program students that has been granted the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence.

Visit the The Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO) to learn more.

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