Nancy Walton

Associate Professor Director, eLearning Faculty of Community Services Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing Toronto, Ontario nwalton@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6307

Bio/Research

Dr. Nancy Walton is the Director and Associate Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing. From 2013-2016 she served a three-year term as the Director of eLearning for Ryerson University and was also the Chair of the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board from 2004-2013. She also serves...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Nancy Walton is the Director and Associate Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing. From 2013-2016 she served a three-year term as the Director of eLearning for Ryerson University and was also the Chair of the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board from 2004-2013. She also serves as the Chair of the Women’s College Hospital Research Ethics Board.

In 2016-17 she served as a Special Advisor to the Deputy Minister in the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Dr. Walton has a PhD in Nursing with completion of the Collaborative Program in Bioethics from the University of Toronto (2003) and an undergraduate degree in nursing science from Ryerson (1992). She has published and presented on priority setting and decision-making in cardiac surgery, ethical considerations of internet-based research, research ethics board composition, and ethical and legal considerations in research on children and adolescents and most recently on ethical issues arising in the Ebola virus disease outbreak as well as the ethical concerns and opportunities of new mobile technologies.

Dr. Walton is a longstanding member with expertise in ethics on the Research Ethics Board at the Hospital for Sick Children, a founding member of the Research Ethics Board at the Ontario College of Art and Design University, a scientific member of the REB at Women’s College Hospital and remains an ad hoc member of the Ryerson University REB. She was a previous member of the National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) and is a member of both CAREB (Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards) and PRIMR (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research).

She is the Canadian author of the book, “Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing” (3rd edition, Nelson, 2017) and the co-author of an upcoming textbook entitled “Critical Thinking for Nurses” (to be published through open access, 2018). She is also the co-editor of the upcoming second Canadian edition of the book, “Leading and Managing in Canadian Nursing”.


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