Dr. Paula Mastrilli, RN, MScN, PhD

Dr. Paula Mastrilli, RN, MScN, PhD, is the Chair of the Collaborative BScN, RPN-Bridge to BScN and Post Graduate programs in Critical Care, Perioperative and Perinatal Programs in the Sally Horsfall Eaton School of Nursing at George Brown College, part of the partnership with Centennial College and Ryerson University.


Dr. Mastrilli has extensive experience in developing, coordinating and delivering innovative programs to nurses and allied health care providers. She received a PhD in Nursing from McMaster University December 2013. Dr. Mastrilli was a co-recipient of the first G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Innovation Fund Grant to develop a virtual simulation-serious gaming program to promote nurses knowledge of paediatric post-operative assessment in 2013.  Dr. Mastrilli and her colleagues are recipients of several recognition awards for their work in creating virtual gaming simulations. The team is engaged in studying the effectiveness of virtual simulation in nursing education. Results of these studies are published in peer-reviewed journals.