Hosts | Contributing Partners | Collaborators

Hosts and Contributing Partners

The Global Alliance for Human Caring Education (GAHCE) and the Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI) are pleased to host Human Caring Canada 2019 in collaboration with the following contributing partners:

  • Island Health Authority
  • University of Victoria School of Nursing

Conference Chairs

Marcia Hills – Conference Chair

Simon Carroll and Chantal Cara – Scientific Program Co-Chairs

John Hills – Operations Chair

Local Organizing and National Scientific Program Committees

Our conference could not and would not have been developed but for the arduous teamwork and commitment of the dedicated members of our Local Organizing Committee, our National Scientific Program Committee, and our Indigenous Program Sub-Committee.

Local Organizing Committee

  • Marcia Hills, University of Victoria
  • Nancy Clark, University of Victoria
  • Anastasia Mallidou, University of Victoria
  • Debra Sheets, University of Victoria
  • Carol McDonald, University of Victoria
  • Jessica Eitel, University of Victoria
  • Simon Carroll, University of Victoria
  • Christina Chakanyuka, University of Victoria
  • Diane Sawchuck, Island Health Authority
  • Dawn Nedzelski, Island Health Authority
  • Becky Palmer, First Nations Health Authority
  • Kathleen Harris, First Nations Health Authority 

Scientific Program Committee

  • Marcia Hills, University of Victoria
  • Simon Carroll, University of Victoria
  • Chantal Cara, Université de Montréal
  • Eugenia Del Carmen Urra Medina, Universidad de La Serena
  • Nancy Clark, University of Victoria
  • Anastasia Mallidou, University of Victoria
  • Debra Sheets, University of Victoria
  • Diane Sawchuck, Island Health Authority
  • Cynthia Baker, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
  • Marilee Nowgesic, Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association
  • Colleen Maykut, MacEwan University
  • Janice Waddell, Ryerson University
  • Claire Mallette, York University
  • Don Rose, Ryerson University
  • Louise O’Reilly, Université de Montréal
  • Sylvain Brousseau, Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Katherine Aquino Russell, University of New Brunswick
  • Jean Hughes, Dalhousie University
  • Louise Racine, University of Saskatchewan

Indigenous Program Sub-Committee

  • Carol McDonald, University of Victoria
  • Leanne Kelly, University of Victoria
  • Becky Palmer, First Nations Health Authority
  • Kathleen Harris, First Nations Health Authority 
  • Robina Thomas, First Peoples’ House – University of Victoria
  • Christina Chakanyuka, University of Victoria