interRAI

Bios of Current Members

Margaret Saari, RN, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Adjunct Lecturer

margaret.saari(at)interrai.org

Dr. Margaret Saari is an applied health services researcher embedded within SE Health, one of Canada’s largest diversified home health companies. Margaret holds the role of SE Health’s inaugural Clinical Scientist and works with the SE Research Centre and Professional Practice teams to help move research evidence into practice. Her research interests include the effective utilization of routinely-collected data to support clinical and operational decision-making, increasing engagement of patients and families in care planning as well as the design of new home and community care programs, and the integration of community services to improve the quality and experience of community care. Margaret completed her PhD at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto where she now holds Adjunct Faculty status. Prior to moving to a career in research, Margaret worked clinically as a registered nurse in ambulatory care settings and as a hospital-based care coordinator facilitating client transitions back to community.

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