Nurse Practitioner, Facilitator
Mary-Lynn Peters is a Nurse Practitioner with many years of experience working with older adults. Mary-Lynn’s interest in geriatrics developed during her years working in the Emergency Department at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga. Realizing that geriatric nursing was her true passion, she returned to school to obtain a Master’s Degree in Nursing, followed by additional education to become a Nurse Practitioner and certification in gerontological nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association.
Mary-Lynn has been engaged in a wide range of geriatric-focused initiatives at Trillium Health Partners, ranging from policy creation to best practice guidelines to clinical teaching, mentorship and clinical care provision. Regionally, Mary-Lynn has been involved in geriatrics-related initiatives such as the Mississauga Halton LHIN Responsive Behaviours Community of Practice and the Senior Friendly Community of Practice for the Toronto Academic Health Science Network.
Her clinical interests are delirium, dementia, and frailty.