Margareth Santos Zanchetta
Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing
Ryerson University, Canada
Dr. Zanchetta teaches community health nursing. Her research program in Canada and Brazil explores health literacy under conditions of social marginalization and linguistic minorities as factors of social vulnerability, men’s health and oncology nursing. She uses diverse qualitative methods of research in her studies in Brazil and Canada with populations who speak English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. She mentored two teams of students who successfully earned the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada-Students for Development Grant (2008; 2011) for social development internships in Brazil. She is an Associate Member of RU- Centre for Global Health & Health Equity, Nursing Community of Practice – Research (Cancer Care Ontario), Collaborator Member, Research Group Migration et Ethnicité dans les Interventions de Santé et de Service social and CERIS-Toronto.
Dr. Zanchetta research interest includes community health nursing, men’s health and oncology nursing.