Greta Cummings

Dr. Greta Cummings is a former healthcare administrator, Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, and currently Dean, College of Health Sciences, at the University of Alberta. Passionate about relational leadership that empowers individuals, teams, and organizations to achieve shared goals, Dr. Cummings leads both the CLEAR Outcomes (Connecting Leadership Education & Research) research program in leadership science in healthcare systems, and the Older Persons’ Transitions in Care (OPTIC) research program to examine the quality of transitions of frail elderly from residential care facilities to acute care and back. Dr. Cummings has published over 230 papers, is a 2014 Highly Cited Researcher in Social Sciences (Thomson Reuters) and a fellow in both the American and Canadian Academies of Nursing, and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Dr. Cummings has received the Canadian Nurses Association Order of Merit for Research, was inaugurated into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame and has served as President of both the Canadian Association of Oncology Nurses (2005-2007) and the International Society of Nurses in Cancer (2010-2014).

About the CMHF

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work advances health in Canada and the world, fostering future generations of health professionals through the delivery of local and national youth education programs and awards.

This enduring tribute to our country’s rich medical history is showcased here and in our physical exhibit hall in London, ON.