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Lia Sanzone

Faculty Lecturer,
Ingram School of Nursing

Clinical Associate, Nursing Deptartment
McGill University Health Centre

Room 402B, Wilson Hall

lia [dot] sanzone [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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 in January 2011, she had worked in various clinical and administrative positions in community health; primarily the CLSC Metro and CSSS de la Montagne. 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.

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 (McGill University, French and Japanese translations)(Mosby/Elsevier;2005); and in her new  book Strength Based Nursing Care (Spring Publishing Company; June 2012).

She currently co-chairs both the "Groupe de travail" in the "Sous-table en soins infirmiers" in the McGill RUIS, and "Nursing Exploration 2012."

BSc(N), MSc(A) (McGill University), Microprogramme de 2e cycle en développement des organisations  (Université Laval).

Areas of interest

  • Inter-professional education and practice
  • Professional development of nursing practice
  • Use of Virtual communities of practice in Managing Knowledge for Professional development
  • Maternal-Child and Family Care
  • Meaning of Illness and Health in multicultural families