University of Windsor
Faculty of Nursing
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000, ext. 4812
Diverse experience in health care settings in Canada and the United States; an advanced practice nurse with a clinical specialty in geriatrics; worked as bedside nurse, clinical educator, clinical nurse specialist, an educational specialist (ambulatory care), geriatric consultant (acute and long term care), nurse practitioner (acute care), project manager (case management) and corporate director and consultant (patient safety and quality); developed and directed programs in the community (Alzheimer’s Society and Quick Response Program).
Currently teaches Nursing Leadership to undergraduates and graduates; co-investigator in the Nursing Health Services Research Unit (NHSRU), McMaster University site; Chairperson for Medication Safety Committee and Medication and Patient Safety Advisory Committee; Faculty advisor for IHI Open School for Health Professionals, Windsor Chapter.
Current research is focused on health human resources, specifically nurse migration/ Canadian nurses in border cities and males in nursing.
Married (Stephen) with three children (Wesley, Rachel and Bridget).
Freeman, M., Baumann, A., Akhtar-Danesh, N., Blythe, J., Fisher, A. (2012). Employment Goals, Expectations, and Migration Intentions of Nursing Graduates in a Canadian Border City: a mixed methods study. Journal of International Nursing Studies. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.07.015
Freeman, Michelle A., "Nurse Migration Intentions in a Canadian Border City" (2012). Open Access Dissertations and Theses. Paper 6900. http://digitalcommons.mcmaster.ca/opendissertations/6900
Freeman, M., Baumann, A., Akhtar-Danesh, N., Blythe, J., Fisher, A. (2012). Employment Goals, Expectations, and Migration Intentions of Nursing Graduates in a Canadian Border City: a mixed methods study. Journal of International Nursing Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.07.015
Freeman, M., Baumann, A., Blythe, J., Fisher, A., Akhtar-Danesh, N. (2011). Migration: a concept analysis from a nursing perspective. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(5), 1176-1186. doi: 10.1111/j1365-2648.2011.05858.x
Freeman, M., Baumann, A, Blythe, J., Fisher, A., & Akhtar-Danesh, N. (2012). Case Study Methodology in Nurse Migration Research: An Integrative Review. Applied Nursing Research, 25, 222-228.
Singh, A., & Freeman, M. (2011). The important role for nurses in supporting the Asian Hindu patient and family at end-of-life: Providing culturally sensitive end-of-life care. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal,21(1), 46-47.
Kovosi, S. & Freeman, M (2011). Administering medication for Parkinson’s disease on time. Nursing 2011, 41(3), 66.
Cameron, S., Armstrong-Stassen, M., Rajacich, D., & Freeman, M. (2010). Working in Canada or the United States: Perceptions of Canadian nurses living in a border community. Nursing Leadership, 23(3), 30-45.
Beaulieu, L. & Freeman, M (2009). Nursing shortcuts can short cut safety. Nursing 2009, 39(12), 16-17.doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000365016.08493.41
Baugh, R. & Freeman, M. (March/April 2003). Ingredients of a successful case management program. The Physician Executive, 30-33.
Freeman, M. & Zack, B. (1996). Triaging seniors in health crisis in the Emergency Department: A three year summary. Perspectives,20(3), 8-11.
Freeman, Michelle (1994, September/October). Quick response programs: Effective management of a population in crisis. Leadership in Health Services, 3(5), 36-39.