Dr. Kateryna Metersky is an Assistant Professor in Nursing at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU). Dr. Metersky also maintains her nursing practice in General Internal Medicine at Toronto Western Hospital - UHN. Dr. Metersky's program of research focuses on: 1) international and cross-national collaborations and partnerships; 2) persons with social, economic and health challenges; 3) nursing and interprofessional practice and education; and 4) intersectionality and positionality in population-centred care.

Dr. Metersky has recently completed the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Academy training on Global Advocacy. She has an extensive publication and grants record from organizations such as SSHRC, STTI, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Global Affairs Canada, and Mitacs, to name a few.

Dr. Metersky is a member of the manuscript review board of peer-reviewed journals and on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Health Trends and Perspectives. She sits on TMU's Research Ethics Board as a Reviewer and is the co-chair of University Senate. She also Co-chairs the RNAO’s redevelopment of the Person and Family-Centred Care Best Practice Guideline. Finally, Dr. Metersky sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative, is a patient-partner in education with Centre of Advancing Collaborative Healthcare and Education and is an Affiliate Scientist with the Centre for Immigration and Settlement at TMU.

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning in nursing and health professions
  • Patient-, person-, family-, refugee-, and population-centered care 
  • Vulnerable populations and care participation (those with social, health and economic challenges such as immigrants, refugees, socially isolated individuals, those living with chronic and acute health complications, etc.)
  • Nursing and collaborative care, practice, and research
  • Research internationalization and global health
  • Mentorship of international students
  • Qualitative research methods and scoping reviews
  • Artistic self-expression and arts in research (i.e., poetry, metaphors, ethnodrama)


For a list of Dr. Metersky's publications, please visit PubMed or Scopus

Assistant Professor, Toronto Metropolitan University