Sheri Lynn Price is a Professor with the School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, and an Affiliate Scientist at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr. Price is also a Collaborator with the Pan-Canadian Health Human Research Network and a Co-Investigator with the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Health Workforce Planning. Her program of research is focused in the areas of nursing recruitment, health services, interprofessional collaboration, and healthcare work environments. Her research has advanced our understanding of how early influences on professional identity formation, including historical stereotypes, can impact not only recruitment but also career satisfaction and retention issues of critical importance.
Dr. Price’s research has also informed the development of strategies to enhance interprofessional socialization and the quality of healthcare workplaces. She currently leads several studies designed to improve interprofessional education and collaboration across the health professions and she employs novel knowledge translation strategies using dramatic arts, videos, and social media. Recognition for her innovation and contributions to nursing and interprofessional education scholarship have resulted in numerous prestigious research and leadership awards and invited as well as keynote speaking engagements at national and international forums. In 2021, Dr. Price was inducted as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Nursing. She earned her PhD from the University of Toronto and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Ottawa.
PhD, RN, FCAN