B.Sc.N., M.Sc.N., Ph.D.
Donna Ciliska began with the School of Nursing in 1979 as a lecturer. She held the position of a tenured Professor, Scientific Director of the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools, and Co – Principal Investigator for the McMaster Evidence Review and Synthesis Centre (funded by CIHR). The National Collaborating Centre is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, with the purpose of increasing knowledge translation in public health. The Evidence Review and Synthesis Centre is funded by CIHR and provides the review evidence to the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care.
Donna has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing, both from the University of Western Ontario. She also has a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Toronto.
Her primary research interests include knowledge translation, synthesis, community health, effectiveness, and evidence-based practice.
- Ciliska, D. (2005). Educating for evidence-based practice. Journal of Professional Nursing, 21(6), 345-350.
- Cliska, D., Robinson, P., Armour, T., Ellis, P., Brouwers, M., Gauld, M., Baldassare, F., Raina, P. (2005). Diffusion and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Dietary Strategies for the Prevention of Cancer. Nutrition Journal, 4,13. www.nutritionj.com/content/4/1/13
- Cullum, N., Ciliska, D., Haynes, R.B., & Marks, S. (2008). Evidence-Based Nursing: an Introduction. Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell.