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Dr Celia Laur

Toronto, Canada

Associate Director

Dr. Celia Laur is an implementation scientist who works across disciplines and settings, specializing in understanding how effective interventions can be sustained, spread, and scaled up.


Celia is a Scientist in the Office of Spread and Scale at the Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care, Toronto, Canada, and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. She supports the Office of Spread and Scale in achieving their aim of amplifying and sustaining successful models of care and innovative programs. Throughout her work, she applies a breadth of methodological skills across health disciplines and care settings, while working in partnership with clinicians, lived experience advisors, and health system decision makers. Celia’s PhD at the University of Waterloo, Canada, focused on understanding healthcare professionals’ perspectives on implementing, sustaining, and spreading nutrition care activities in hospitals across Canada.

Within NNEdPro, Celia is Associate Director (Innovation, Implementation, and Impact), and lead of the NNEdPro Canada Network.

Qualifications and Education: 

  • PhD, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Canada

  • MSc, Public Health Nutrition, University of Southampton, UK

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee, Scotland

  • UK Registered Public Health Nutritionist

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Life Member of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge

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