Samantha Johnson

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Samantha Johnson is doctoral student in the first cohort of York University's new PhD of Nursing program. She is affiliated with Toronto Public Health, has multiple publications in mental health and nursing education, and a research interest in the field of public health nursing. Samantha’s doctoral study aims to examine the concept of advocacy and identify strategies that support greater involvement of public health nurses in the development of social justice initiatives.

Her goal is to promote leadership in education about how to collaborate with marginalized communities to decrease health inequities and promote system change.