Linda Sheiban Taucar, BScN, M.Sc.
Associate director, Centre for Health Care Research & Innovation
Linda Sheiban Taucar has been part of the Conestoga community for over nine years. She is a registered nurse and the former Associate Director, Health Sciences Research at the Canadian Institute for Seniors Care at Conestoga and is currently the associate director of the Centre for Health Care Research & Innovation. Linda also teaches in the Enhanced Practice for Internationally Educated Nurses program at Conestoga. Linda received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree at the University of Waterloo in Health Studies and Gerontology and later went on to pursue her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at York University.
Linda uses her joint clinical and research knowledge to advocate for gerontological nursing best practices. She leads applied research activities, focusing on evidence-based care and curriculum development in health care. In 2022, Linda co-authored the third edition of Ebersole and Hess’ Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging in Canada textbook.