May 11, 2021

2021 Excellence in Research Award

Dr. Linda Duffett-Leger
Linda Duffet-Leger

Dr. Linda Duffett-Leger (recipient)

Nominated by Nicole Letourneau

"Dr. Duffett-Leger’s interdisciplinary research in digital health technology is highly innovative and offers tremendous potential for community and commercial impact. Her out-of-the-box thinking and eagerness to build digital learning solutions underscores her passion for supporting students in their learning, particularly relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Through these initiatives, she has provided a strong voice for nursing as a leader in health technology use and has built extensive multidisciplinary partnerships that have led to several successful research opportunities.

She is adept at connecting community stakeholders and researchers to build collaborative partnerships that create knowledge with impact."

2021 Excellence in Research Award

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