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Caterina Valentino

Dr. Caterina Valentino

Adjunct Professor
DepartmentSchool of Health Services Management
EducationPhD, FACHE


Dr. Valentino is a sought-after specialist in addressing complex problems of organization design and work process restructuring. She has held senior leadership positions in the acute, long-term and community-care sectors. She is known for her adeptness to suss a problem and work with people to develop sustainable solutions. Caterina is a prolific author and has presented nationally and internationally. Caterina hold a PhD from the University of Toronto, an MPA from Dalhousie and an MBA from the Rotman School of Business. Dr. Valentino is a recipient of two teaching awards and a number of research grants. 

Diversity, inclusiveness, unconscious biases, online course design and curriculum delivery

Valentino, C. (at press). “Work and learning”, [Review of the book]. Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education. Valentino, C. (2015). Achieving inclusive organizations: The influence of unconscious biases. Blue Knight Review (external link)  Learning and Teaching Office Ryerson University Understanding diversity [RyeCast]

Year Writing Awards:
2015 Third Place Ryerson University Creative Writing Club Contest “Death on the Subway” April 2015 (external link) 
Year Teaching Awards:
  Queen’s Jubilee Medal
2008 Sue Williams Faculty of Community Services Instructional Award
2008 Ryerson Teaching Award of Excellence

2013 Teaching about Diversity Grant from Ryerson’s University’s Learning and Teaching Presented at the 2014 Ryerson Faculty Teaching Conference.