Michelle Lalonde, PhD



Michelle Lalonde has a PhD in Nursing Science from the University of Toronto. She is currently an assistant professor at the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa. She is developing a three-tier research program on 1) integrating simulation throughout the learning continuum and throughout the nursing career, from the student level to the practice of nursing, 2) transitioning new graduates to the practice of nursing, and 3) examining the experiences and needs of Francophone students and nurses living in minority situations.

Research Interests

  • Health services
  • Organizational socialization
  • New graduate nurse transition
  • Preceptorship
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Nursing work environments
  • Clinical teaching
  • Simulation


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Main address:
University of Ottawa – Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa
451 Smyth, room 3249B
Ottawa (ON) K1H8M5

Main telephone:
613-562-5800 ext.1404