Dr. McGillis Hall is Associate Dean Research and Kathleen Russell Distinguished Professor at the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing. She is a leading nurse researcher in nursing health services and systems research, with a particular focus on health human resources and the nursing work environment. Dr. McGillis Hall was the first Canadian to be inducted as an American Academy of Nursing International Fellow, the inaugural recipient of the Canadian Nurses Association Order of Merit for Nursing Research in Canada, and was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Her research excellence has been recognized with several career awards, including the [Ontario] Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Nursing Senior Career Research Award, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Award, and a Premier’s Research Excellence Award from the Government of Ontario. She received the Award for Excellence in Nursing Research from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, the Research Mentorship Award from the US Health Services Research Organization – Academy Health’s Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues, and named a Senior Massey Fellow. Most recently, she has been admitted to the Sigma Theta Tau Honour Society of Nursing Nurse International Researcher Hall of Fame.