Sandra L. Carroll

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McMaster University
C-SPIN: Scientific Executive Committee, Chair of Stakeholder Engagement

Dr. Carroll is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University in the School of Nursing. She is the Director of Clinical Health Professional Research, Hamilton Health Sciences and an Affiliate Researcher at Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Carroll holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and PhD from McMaster University.  Dr. Carroll completed a CIHR Strategic Training Fellowship in the FUTURE Program for Cardiovascular Nurse Scientists and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship through the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario/Michael G. DeGroote Chair in Cardiovascular Nursing Research.

Dr. Carroll’s research interests include patients’ decision-making, decision support in the context of implantable defibrillators, patient preferences for cardiovascular treatments, and patient reported outcomes in arrhythmia care. Dr. Carroll has received operating funds from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Heart & Stroke Foundation. She holds a Research Early Career Award from Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.