Elizabeth Peter, RN, BScN, BA, MN, PhD


SGS Status: Full Member
Primary Graduate Appointment: Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Program: Collaborative Specialization in Bioethics
Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
NUR 1021 – Nursing Ethics,
NUR 1017 – The History of Ideas in Nursing
Available to Supervise CSB Students: Yes, but currently at capacity

Research Interests

feminist ethics, nursing ethics, research ethics, community care

Current Research Projects
  • SMARTVIEW: Technology Enabled Remote Monitoring and Self-Management - Vision for Patient Empowerment following Cardiac and Vascular Surgery. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), eHealth Innovation Partnership Program (eHIPP) Grant.
    Nominated PI: McGillion, MH, Principal Applicants: Bender, D., Carroll, SL, Cooper, L., Devereaux, PJ Harriman, M., Krull, K., Peter, E, Ritvo P, Turner A, Yost J.
    I am a PI leading the qualitative component of this multi-method study by examining the patient, family and clinician experience from an ethical, legal, and social perspective as patients transition from hospital to home.
  • Examining the roles and responsibilities of research assistants in their interactions with research participants in vulnerable circumstances (with Judy Friedland)
  • I also have a number of manuscripts and book chapters of a theoretical nature that are in various stages of completion.
Education & Training History
  • BScN Nursing, University of Windsor
  • BA, Philosophy, York University
  • MN, Nursing, University of Toronto
  • PhD, Institute of Medical Science (Collaborative Program in Bioethics), University of Toronto
Honours & Awards
  • Gail J. Donner Award for Excellence in Nursing Education, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • The Christine Harrison Bioethics Education Award for Integration of Theory & Practice
  • Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Teaching Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership
Other Affiliations
  • Chair, Health Sciences Research Ethics Board