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RNAO pays tribute to nursing leader at memorial

Earlier this month, RNAO was saddened to hear about the passing of Dr. Heather Laschinger, a world renowned professor, long-time RNAO member and past recipient of RNAO’s Leadership Award in Nursing Research.

On behalf of RNAO, Tina Hurlock-Chorosteck, a nurse practitioner and RNAO member, spoke at Laschinger’s memorial on Nov. 2 in London sharing with her family and the guests the huge loss this was for the nursing community.

“Heather was a dear colleague, admired researcher, top scholar, dedicated mentor and above all an extraordinary human being: authentic, warm, kind, generous and humble,” said Hurlock-Chorosteck. “We at RNAO are shocked and saddened to hear of her passing.

RNAO extends its deepest condolences to Heather Laschinger’s family and friends. Condolences and memories may be shared at http://www.harrisfuneralhome.ca/obits.php?id=1691. To donate to Dr. Laschinger’s scholarship fund, please visit www.westernconnect.ca/tribute.

Last Updated: 
2016-11-21