Dr. Bukola Salami was an associate professor at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. She joined the faculty in January 2014 as an assistant professor.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Windsor; Master of Nursing from the University of Toronto, and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.
Her doctoral research was on the migration of Philippine-educated nurses to Ontario through the Live-in Caregiver Program.
She also completed the Ontario Training Centre in Health Service and Policy Research Collaborative Program, the International Nursing Ph.D. Program, and the Critical Qualitative Health Research Certificate Program.
Prior to her academic career, Dr. Bukola Salami was a pediatric oncology nurse and subsequently an interprofessional educator at the New Immigrant Support Network of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Dr. Bukola Salami’s research program focuses on policies and practices shaping migrants’ health [she has been involved in about 80 funded research projects.]
Dr. Bukola Salami is loved by the academic community of nurses in Nigeria and globally. She has featured as a guest in numerous nursing academic conferences and workshops in Nigeria.
The leadership of FYNI is also excited to inform the nursing community in Nigeria that Dr. Bukola Salami will be one of our mentors in the forthcoming Mentorship Academy which will be starting soon [Opening Ceremony is scheduled to take place on the 28th of July.]
We celebrate an icon, teacher, leader, and mentor and we are looking forward to learning more from her as she joins our mentorship academy guiding young nurses into career and professional greatness.