Dr. Donna Wilson, Ph.D., is a Registered Nurse and a professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta (U of A). She teaches undergraduate and graduate nursing students in addition to doing research on aging and end-of-life care. She also has an appointment at the University of Limerick and the Faculty of Medicine at the U of A. Her education started with a three year nursing diploma from the Royal Alexandra Hospital School of Nursing, followed by a BSCN (U of A), MN focused on management and gerontology (University of Texas at Austin) and then a Ph.D. (U of A).
Donna has worked as a staff nurse, nursing supervisor, hospital administrator, media commentator, educator and researcher in Alberta, British Columbia, New Zealand, Texas, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Belgium and England. She has over 400 published articles, books, book chapters and other communications in print. Donna is frequently and widely consulted for expert commentary on healthcare trends and issues.