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Sandra Hirst, PHD,RN,GNC(c)

Sandra Hirst is influencing the next generation of registered nurses as an associate professor and supervisor of master’s and doctoral students. As a recognized leader in gerontological nursing, Sandra has been celebrated with numerous awards and has published a textbook on gerontological nursing so that Canadian nurses could have access to knowledge about evidence-informed practice in Canada. Sandra consistently shows initiative and volunteers for a range of university and community initiatives to assume leadership roles, such as with the Canadian Nurses Association certification review committee and CARNA registration review committee.