RN, BScN, APN
Program Manager, Smoking Cessation Program
Debbie Aitken received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dalhousie University in Halifax. Currently Debbie is manager of the inpatient and outpatient smoking cessation programs at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). She is one of the principal advisors for the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation Hospital-Based Network providing training and expertise to network hospitals. As a tobacco dependent treatment specialist, Debbie is currently involved in clinical research assessing new approaches to smoking cessation.