St. Paul's Hospital
HIV/AIDS & Urban Health
1081 Burrard St.
BScN (Public Health), Leeds Metropolitan University
MP (Health of Marginalized Groups), Leeds Metropolitan University
MA (Cultural Studies), Open University, UK
Member - Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Member - Community Health Nurses Association of Canada
Member - BC Addictions Network, BC Mental Health & HIV Working Groups, Lower Mainland HIV/AIDS Community Forum, Vancouver Community HIV/AIDS Practice Council, Street2Home Prevention Committee, PHC Diversity Committee, Emergency Preparedness Committee and Advocacy Committee
Developing of quality improvement initiatives including Patient Advisory Group, First Contact Clinic for new HIV diagnosis, HIV Primary Care Triage, Aboriginal care initiatives
Education of staff, clients and community partners regarding HIV/AIDS & Addictions
Full responsibility for strategic direction, staffing, facilities and contracts for the HIV/AIDS service
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Harrison, S. & Lydon, J. (2009). Public health andhomelessness. In Wilson, F. & Mabhala, A. (Eds). Key concepts in Public Health. 266-270.
Harrison, S. & Lydon, J. (2008). Health visiting and Community Matrons: Progress in partnership. Community Practitioner, 81(2), 20-22.
Harrison, S., & Berry, L. (2008). Leading public health developments. In Mitcheson, J. (Ed). Public Health Approaches to Practice, London; Nelson Thornes, 153-174.
Harrison, S. & Lydon, J. (2007). Primary care services for socially excluded patients. Nursing Times, 103(24), 30-31.
Harrison, S. (2006). Improving health care for people with learning disabilities. Nursing in Practice, July/Aug 2006, 2-3.
Harrison, S. & Berry, L. (2005). Count Me In. Public Health News, July 2005, 10-11.
Harrison, S. & Berry, L. (2005). Everyone Welcome. Nursing Standard, 19(37), 26-38.
Harrison, S., & Berry, L. (2005). Improving access to primary care for people with learning disabilities. Nursing Times, 4-10 Jan 2005, 38-40.
Harrison, S., & Berry, L. (2005). Who Cares? Learning Disability Practice, 8(6), 18-21.
Harrison, S., & Berry, L. (2005). Access all areas: Improving access to primary care for people with learning disabilities. Nursing Times, 4-10 Jan 2005; 38-40.
Harrison, S., Berry, L., Plant, A., (2004). Valuing people: Developing health visiting practice for people with learning disabilities. Practice Development in Health Care, 3(4); 210-215.
I currently teach organizationally in the areas of HIV/AIDS, marginalized populations, diversity, engaging vulnerable adults in health care and primary care. I have supervised BSN and masters students in these areas as well as facilitated nursing student's clinical time in the area of HIV medicine and addictions.