Genevieve is committed to interdisciplinary lifelong learning. She has an Honours BA (2002) and a Masters (2005) in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University. The focus of her Honours and Masters work centered on iterations of mental health representations affecting Indigenous Canadian communities. In 2008, Genevieve was awarded the Kathleen Russell entrance scholarship at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, where she graduated (2010) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. As a Registered Nurse with a background in Social Anthropology, her primary areas of interest relate to cultural philosophy, social determinants of health, health systems, and integrated models of care.
In 2005, Genevieve was a member of the teaching team for a course entitled, Sociological Perspectives in Kinesiology at York University. She has also provided clinical instruction to LPN students at the community college level. Genevieve’s nursing career began in 2010 on 6.1 Cardiology IMCU at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center in Halifax. In 2013, she transitioned from her role as an acute care nurse to a clinical leader in long term care at Northwood Care Inc. Genevieve recently joined the Learning Institute team to help develop and instruct a specialty practice program in long term care.
She enjoys biking, music, cultivating her orchids (gardening), reading, photography and is currently editing a manuscript on the Canadian Medicare system.
902-471-7271 | Genevieve.MacNeil@nshealth.ca