Ivy Lyn Bourgeault, PhD
University of Ottawa
Health Workforce Issues
613-562-5800 ext. 8614; or (c) 613-806-8287 | ivy.bourgeault@uOttawa.ca
Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, PhD, is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Health Human Resource Policy which is jointly funded by Health Canada. She is also the Scientific Director of the pan-Ontario Population Health Improvement Research Network and the Ontario Health Human Resource Research Network both housed at the University of Ottawa with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Dr. Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on health professions, health policy and women’s health. She has published widely in national and international journals and edited volumes on midwifery and maternity care, primary care delivery, advanced practice nursing, qualitative health research methods, and on complementary and alternative medicine. She has been a consultant to various provincial Ministries of Health in Canada, to Health Canada and to the World Health Organization. Her recent research focuses on the migration of health professionals and their integration into the Canadian health care system. Dr. Bourgeault sits on the international editorial board of Sociology of Health and Illness and the Journal of Marketing and Management in Healthcare as well as on the Institute Advisory Board of the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research.