The focus of Sherri Di Lallo’s nursing career has been the promotion of Indigenous health and building working partnerships with rural and remote communities and the health care system. Her work has included articles such as Prenatal Care Through the Eyes of Canadian Aboriginal Women; developing and coordinating a prenatal clinic in Wetaskiwin, AB to improve prenatal health for Indigenous women; developing PRIADE (Professional Relationships in Aboriginal Diabetes Education) to support remote and rural health care providers to support their patients with diabetes; co-authoring Diabetes, Information to Share with Your Family; and developing a Metis Nurse Access Program to train individuals to serve rural and remote communities. Her experience has built a foundation of knowledge of rural and remote services, Indigenous populations and their health issues, both from a service and an access perspective, which gives her a unique view on the importance of cultural safety in health care.
sherri is an Experienced Indigenous Nurse Leader promoting health equity and access to health care for Indigenous children and their families. Experience as a Home Health Nurse with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Health Promotion, Healthcare Management, Healthcare, Health Education, and Clinical Research. Strong healthcare services professional with a Master of Nursing focused in Aboriginal Women’s Health from Athabasca University.
Currently the Indigenous Child Health LEad for the awasasik Program at the Stollery Children’s Hospital, her role as Manager/team LEad is to be effective in supporting physicians, staff, patients and their families between home, hospital and community. Sherri is also involved in the Injury Prevention Center from a rural perspective with the University of Alberta.
Sherri and her team were recently awarded the 2020 CMN Hospitals Impact Award for Canada at Children’s Hospital Week 2021. Congratulations