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The Peer Health Educator Group CHAKUNIMU

The Peer Health Educator Group CHAKUNIMU

Nyumba nitu, Njombe, Tanzania

Lia Sanzone completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in Nursing at McGill University and has obtained a graduate certificate in health care management from Université Laval.

She has been involved in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels of study in nursing since 2001. Prior to taking on a full time position at McGill and becoming Associate Director of the B.Sc.(N.) program, she worked in various clinical and administrative positions in community health. She has held several leadership roles in multiple committees at different organizational levels and actively participated in the development of the MUHC Pediatric Think Tank and the RUIS McGill Nursing Working Group as co-chair.

As Project Lead of the nursing undergraduate curriculum review, she continues in her role as B.Sc. (N.) U1 Advisor and Coordinator of the Nurse Peer Mentorship Program (NPMP).

She has been cited as a nursing leader in two of Dr. Gottlieb’s books: A Perspective on Health, Family, Learning and Collaborative Partnership and The Collaborative Partnership Approach to Care: A Delicate Balance (2005); and in her Strength Based Nursing Care book (2012).

B.Sc.(N.), M.Sc.(A.) (McGill University), Microprogramme de 2e cycle en développement des organisations  (Université Laval).

Areas of interest

  • Nurse Peer Mentorship Program
  • Global Health
  • Professional development of nursing practice
  • McGill Nurses for CHAKUNIMU Mentorship program to address the challenge of HIV/AIDS and related social problems in the Njombe region of the Southern Highlands of Tanzania
May 1, 2016
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