Gillian Brunier (Canada)

Nurse practitioner in nephrology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto

For the past 30 years she has been working in nephrology nursing, most recently with a focus on peritoneal dialysis. Her initial nursing education was in London, England. She graduated from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada with a Masters in Nursing (1991) and then completed the Nurse Practitioner programme at the same university (1995). She also has her certification in nephrology nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association. For 15 years (1997-2012), she was the Editor of the CANNT Journal (Journal of the Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists). For the past four years, she has been Chair of the Nursing Liaison Committee of the ISPD and has been involved in projects related to the work of the ISPD. Currently, she is a nurse practitioner in nephrology working on the in-patient nephrology ward at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada.