Heather K. Spence Laschinger PhD, RN, FAAN, FCAHS
Since 1992 Dr. Laschinger has been Principal Investigator of a program of research designed to investigate the impact of nursing work environments on nurses' empowerment for professional practice, their health and well-being, and the role of leadership in creating empowering working conditions. A major focus of Dr. Laschinger's research is examining the link between nursing work environments and nurse and client outcomes. In 2009, she was awarded the Arthur Labatt Family Nursing Research Chair in Health Human Resources Optimization and will lead a 5 year program of research focusing on factors influencing new graduate nurses' successful transition to practice and workplace violence. Click here to view her work as Research Chair PDF
, published November 1st, 2012.
Distinguished University Professor
Arthur Labatt Family Nursing Research Chair in Human Resource Optimization