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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Mary McAllister, RN, BScN, MHSc, PhD (c), NNP

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Chief of Nursing
Advanced Practice Nurses

Phone: 416-813-8083
Email: mary.mcallister@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Mary graduated with a BScN degree from the University of Toronto, a Master of Health Science in Neonatal Health Care Practice from McMaster University and a PhD from the University of Toronto.  She has practised in a variety of settings and roles including as a Nurse Practitioner in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Paediatric Critical Care Unit, both at SickKids.  She was the Program Director for the Master of Nursing, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at the Lawrence S Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto and the Director of Professional Practice at Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, a rehabilitation and complex continuing care hospital in Toronto. 

Mary is the Associate Chief, Nursing Practice at the Hospital for Sick Children, a proud BPSO, where she continues to work with nurse and Interprofessional colleagues to advance quality, child and family-centred care using best evidence to inform practice.  Mary continues to teach and holds academic appointments with the LSB Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto and the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University