Dr. Edward Cruz

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FU5IrGoAAAAJ&hl=en

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD – Dental Science / Microbiology – Niigata University (Japan)
  • Master of Science in Nursing – York University
  • Master in Educational Management – Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Nursing – Athabasca University
  • Centennial College – Ontario Graduate Certificate in Bridging to University Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Dr. Gloria Lacson Foundation Colleges, Inc. (Philippines)
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine – University of the East (Philippines)

Research Interests

  • Nursing Education
  • Internationally Educated Nurses
  • Human Resources for Health
  • Immigrant Health
  • Interprofessional Education and Collaboration

Professional Affiliations and Memberships on Boards and Committees

  • Member, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing IEN Accreditation Bureau
  • Member, Canadian Nurses’ Association
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Lambda Pi-at-Large Research Committee
  • Board of Directors, Partners in Integration and Education of Internationally Educated Nurses
  • Community Member, Centennial College Research Ethics Board


  • Dean’s Recognition Award for Excellence in Teaching, Centennial College, 2016
  • Academic Excellence Award, York University, 2011

Teaching Interests

  • Mental health
  • Research methods (qualitative)
  • Professional practice issues in nursing