Irene Sarasua

Irene Sarasua, RN
Faculty Lecturer 

680 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC, H3A 2M7
Office: 1902
514-398-6945| irene.sarasua [at]

Irene Sarasua is full-time faculty lecturer at the Ingram School of Nursing, teaching in both Undergraduate and Graduate programs. She has held an appointment (part-time) at the School of Nursing since 2007. Prior to joining the School full-time, Irene was Clinical Nurse Specialist in Maternal-Child Health and subsequently Head Nurse of the Family Birthing Centre and Antepartum Units of the Jewish General Hospital. She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and holds Canadian Nurses Association certification in Perinatal Nursing.  

Irene holds Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies (University of Toronto), a Master of Science (Applied) in Nursing (McGill University), and a Graduate Certificate in Health Administration (Université de Montréal).

Areas of Interest:

  • Perinatal nursing
  • Global health
  • Nursing leadership
  • Cultural safety