Marilyn MacDonald

Marilyn MacDonald, PhD, MSN, BN

Dalhousie University

Member: Research Management Committee

Dr. Macdonald is a Professor, Associate Director Graduate Studies, Director JBI Centre of Excellence in the conduct of Systematic Reviews in the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University, and Affiliate Scientist with NSH. Dr. Macdonald served as a member of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s (CPSI) Core Team of Researchers for Safety in Home Care, and was selected to be a member of a multidisciplinary group to establish The Safety Competencies: Enhancing Patient Safety across the Health Professions through integration into curricula in all programs of disciplinary study in the country.  Dr. Macdonald’s program of research is focused in home care, and her research has contributed to mapping the terrain of safety in home care, recommending changes in home care delivery, and to setting priorities for research in this domain. She has also served as a reviewer for various research funding competitions including CIHR.