Madelyn P. Law, PhD

Associate Professor, Health Sciences

Office: STH 319
905 688 5550 x5386
mlaw@brocku.ca

Madelyn Law has an undergraduate degree in sport management (Brock’99), masters in sport psychology (Queen’s University’01) and a PhD in health administration (University of Toronto’11). Madelyn’s research focuses on the creation of high performance systems through the lens of organizational culture, change management and quality improvement. Madelyn is the founder and Director of I-EQUIP which is the Interprofessional Education for Quality Improvement Program where she engages community partners and students in the health sector to improve the quality of health services. Madelyn is also the Faculty Associate for Experiential Education (EE) at Brock where she supports Brock’s vision to advance EE in courses across the campus.

  • Experiential Education in higher education
  • Quality improvement in health organizations
  • Organizational culture and change management
  • Public health services organization and management
  • Member of the Canadian Public Health Association

Jeffs L, Saragosa M, Law,M P,  Kuluski K, Espin S, Parker H et al. The Varying Roles of Nurses During Interfacility Care Transitions. J Nurs Care Qual. 2017. doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000248. PubMed PMID:28212167.

Jeffs L, Kuluski K, Law, M P, Saragosa M, Espin S, Ferris E, Merkley J, Dusek B, Bell C. Identifying Effective Nurse-Led Care Transition Interventions Using a Structured Expert Panel. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12196. (PA)

Podolak, I., Ayanso, A., Connolly, M., Law, M. P. & Crosby, J. (2017).  Convergent analytics and informed decision-making: A retrospective multimethod case study project in Kenya.  Health Policy and Technology.  DOI: 10.1016/j.hlpt.2017.02.004

DiSanto, M., Orlando, E. & Law, M. P. (2017).  Reducing time to internal medicine consultation in the ED of a community-based hospital: A commentary on a quality improvement initiative. American Journal of Medical Quality.  doi: 10.1177/1062860617703480

Bridge, E., Law., M. P. & Narushima, M., (2016).  Using patient value statements to develop a culture of patient-centred care: A case study of an Ontario, Canada hospital.  Patient Experience Journal, 3 (2), Article 14.

Ross, A.E., Law, M. P., & Bell, A. (2016)  Exploring healthcare experiences of transgender individuals. Transgender Health. 1(1): 238-249. DOI: 10.1089/trgh.2016.0021.

Thompson, C., Zahradnik, M., Brown, A., Fleming, D. & Law, M.P. (2015). The use of an IV to PO clinical intervention form to improve antibiotic administration in a community based hospital. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports, 4: doi:10.1136/bmjquality.u200786.w2247.

Faught, B., Sheehan, K, Plyley, M., Law, M. P., Montelpare, W. J., Wiens, L. (2015).  The role of intrapartum intravenous therapy and newborn weight loss: Challenging the 7% rule.  Clinics in Mother and Child Health 20(2), 1-4. DOI: 10.4172/2090-7214.1000181

Law, M. P, Hay, J., Faught, B. E., & Cairney, J. (2015).  Using Waist Circumference Measurements to Enhance the Public’s Understanding of Childhood Obesity:  Accounting for Health Literacy.  Universal Journal of Public Health 3(1), 16-21.

Law, M.P., Orlando, E. & Baker, G.R. (2014) Organizational Interventions in Response to Duty Hour Reforms. BMC Medical Education, 14(Suppl 1):S4.

Jeffs L, Law M, Straus S, Cardoso R, Lyons RF, Bell C.  Defining Quality Outcomes for Complex Care Patients Transitioning Across the Continuum Using a Structured Panel Process. BMJ Quality and Safety 2013; 22(12):1014-24. (PA) (Impact Factor: 3.281, Citations: 1)

  • Applied Projects in Health Quality Improvement
  • Health Administration
  • Health Quality Improvement Special Projects

Madelyn is currently not accepting graduate students.