Ryan Hoekstra


Practice-based Researcher


Ryan Hoekstra is a community mental health nurse at St. Michael’s Hospital. He works with the FOCUS team and his clinical practice is providing psychiatric care and case management to people with complex mental health disorders. He completed a Best Practice Guideline fellowship in 2018 in ‘Standardizing a Substance Use and Assessment tool in the Community.’ He is a 2019-2021Interprofessional Practice Based Research small grant recipient. His research focuses on exploring the equitable allocation of mental health provisions within severely marginalized populations.