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Dal Nursing PhD (c) Rachel Ollivier Named One of 100 Health Leaders by OptiMyzMag

Posted by Theresa Gilbert on May 4, 2021 in News

Rachel Ollivier is a PhD Candidate and Vanier Scholar at the Dalhousie University School of Nursing. She is also a practicing Registered Nurse at the IWK Health Centre. In her first four years of practice, Ollivier had nursed in three countries and three provinces. She has helped to develop practice policies in Zambia, facilitated simulation learning for nurses and midwives in Tanzania and participated in resident teaching simulation at South Health Campus in Calgary. She has also promoted the health of populations through cardiovascular research (Zambia) and maternal health research (Tanzania and Canada). Ollivier has also been recognized for her nursing work in receiving several awards, including the 2020 Dr. Ronald Stewart Award for Global Health Leadership. In November 2020, she was named an Emerging Leader on the Canadian Women in Global Health List.