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Faculty Member

Freida Chavez

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
416 978 2854
Clinical Public Health Division
Centre for Global Health
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Non budgtry Crss


  • Adjunct Appointment, Department of Community Public Health, School of Nursing Faculty, John Hopkins University
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • Visiting Professor, Universitat de Lleida, Spain
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • Commission On Graduates Of Foreign Nursing Schools International Inc., International Research and Evaluation Committee
  • Fellow, WHO Collaborating Centre in Health Promotion, University of Toronto
  • Executive Advisory Committee for the Institute for Global Health Equity & Innovation (IGHEI), Dalla Lana School of Public Health


  • Critical Perspectives in Global Health Nursing: An Elective Practicum (NUR480)
  • Program Planning and Evaluation in Nursing (NUR1034)
  • Family Medicine & Primary Care in the Global Health Context (CHL5618H)


  • Global Health
  • Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
  • Primary Health Care


Chavez, F. (2014) Global Learning. In Smith, M. J., Carpenter, R., & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (2015). Encyclopedia of nursing education. New York: Springer Publishing. (PA)

Chavez, F. (2013) Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in Primary Health Care: Nursing and Midwifery Perspectives: Six Case Studies. Human Resources for Health Observers, Issue 13. World Health Organization. (PA)

Kirschbaum Nitkin, D., Chavez, F. (2012) Nursing Leadership and Capacity Building in the Context of Primary Health Care – a Canadian-Brazilian Partnership. Enfermagem em Foco (Nursing in Focus), 3 (1). (CA)

Chavez, F. (2011b) Exemplars of Global Service- Learning in Nursing. In Tamara McKinnon and Joyce Fitzpatrick, eds. Global Service- Learning in Nursing. New York, NY: National League for Nursing. (PA)

Chavez, F., Bender, A., & Gastaldo, D. (2011) Global Health. In Community Health Nursing: A Canadian Perspective, (pp. 480-491.). Toronto, Ontario: Pearson Education Canada. (PA)

Chavez, F., Bender, A., Hardie, K., & Gastaldo, D. (2010) Becoming a Global Citizen through Nursing Education: Lessons Learned in Developing Evaluation Tools. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 15 (1), Article 44. (PA)

Chavez, F., Peter, E., and Gastaldo, D. (2008) Nurses as Global Citizens. In Tschudin, V. (Ed.) the Globalization of nursing: ethical, legal and political issues, (pp.175-186) Oxon, UK: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. Abingdon. (PA)

Chavez, F., Gibson, D., Noud, R. (2006) The Continuum of Psychiatric and Mental Health Care.  In Austin, W. and Boyd, M. (Eds.), Psychiatric Nursing for Canadian Practice, (pp. 39-49). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (PA)

Deering, C., Scahill, L., Hughes, J., Khanlou, N., Chavez, F., (2006) Mental Health Promotion with Children and Adolescents. In Austin, W. and Boyd, M. (Eds.) Psychiatric Nursing for Canadian Practice, pp. 620-640. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. (CA)