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Faculty Profiles

Lourdes de la Cruz

Lourdes de la Cruz


Lourdes (Lou) A. D. de la Cruz is a Professor, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. She is a Registered Nurse, a Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse, and holds an undergraduate BSc in Nursing, Certificate in Adult Education (OISE), Masters in Health Sciences (McMaster University) and an MSc in Community Health Nursing (D’Youville College, Buffalo). Her teaching has been with courses in Nursing, Social Service Worker, Community Development Worker, and General Education. Aside from her teaching, she has worked as a pediatric nurse in HSC, mental health nurse in Los Angeles, CA and a psychogeriatric nurse consultant. She has written and made presentations on subjects related to gerontology and nursing education. In addition, Lou has contributed to test item development in Mental Health Nursing for the Canadian Nurses Association and for several publishers. Currently, she is involved in developing and teaching online distance education courses for Sheridan part time, and in her spare time conducting workshops in Pharmacology and health related issues for community agencies.