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Yeates School of Graduate Studies Yeates School of Graduate Studies

Master of Nursing

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Luisa Barton


416-979-5000 ext. 6560

Major Research Paper (MN Program), Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnosis, Therapeutics in Primary Health Care, Integrative Practicum

Dr. Barton is a nurse practitioner in primary health care and has been teaching at Ryerson since 2000. She has served as a board director in several community health centres in Ontario. Dr. Barton has also been involved in the development of the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies and she continues to be a reviewer and consultant of nurse practitioner educational programs throughout Canada. Dr. Barton’s research focuses on the symbiotic health relationship between animals and humans using the One Health Framework. She is a recipient of the Anne DeNardo McGowan DNP Leadership Award from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Barton is actively involved in interprofessional education and has been a member of the planning committee of the University of Toronto, Department of Family & Community Medicine’s Primary Care Today conference since 2005.