Rosemary Wilson

Position: Associate Professor, Queen's University

Rosemary Wilson (RN, HBScN, MN, PhD) is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing/ Department of Anesthesiology at Queen’s University and a Nurse Practitioner in chronic pain care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre. She has been a nurse for 28 years and an NP since 2000. She has practiced in diverse settings: home care, acute care medicine and surgery and outpatient specialty care in Canadian and sub-Saharan Africa. She has expertise in opioid prescribing, deprescribing and risk mitigation that is the result of her practice, her research program and from work she has done developing educational materials for controlled substance prescribers.

She is an the Associate Director, Graduate Nursing Programs and the Deputy Director, Practice for the Queen’s Collaboration for Health Care Quality. The work that she does with QcHcQ includes the generation of knowledge syntheses and translation for practice.

Her research centres around acute and chronic pain and spans from pluralist, clinically-oriented research to knowledge translation and quality improvement. If she had to declare a methodological alliance, it would be qualitative but she lets my research questions drive my activity!

She has 4 grown children, a very tolerant husband, a giant dog and a ridiculous cat. She is a crazy sailor and spend every spare moment on the water either racing or cruising.