Marissa Bird

RNFOO Award winners 2020 Bird Marissa

Marissa Bird is a third-year doctoral nursing student at McMaster University. Inspired by her clinical experience as a pediatric intensive care nurse, the aim of Marissa’s work is to improve clinical and quality of life outcomes for medically complex children.

Supervised by Dr. Michael McGillion, Marissa has partnered with families, healthcare providers, and digital health experts to co-design a hospital-to-home virtual care intervention to support the care of medically complex children outside of the hospital.