About NP Sam

Professional Practice


Samantha Dalby has worked as a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner since 2006. She currently provides care in a team setting to over 16,000 patients in Trent Hills, Ontario, Canada.  She has published her online magazine blog, Getting Healthy with NP Sam, since 2013 which has been viewed over 29,000 times by readers worldwide. Samantha has a clinical interest in preventing and treating disease with nutrition & lifestyle strategies and she is a member of Canadian Clinicians for Therapeutic Nutrition. Please see Samantha's LinkedIn profile for more information.

Photograph of NP Samantha Dalby

by Gary Mulcahey.

Education & Training


Samantha holds degrees & certificates from Queen's University (PHCNP Certificate), British Columbia Institute of Technology (Critical Care Certificate), the University of British Columbia (B.Sc.Nursing), & York University (B.A.Hons PoliSci/History). She is a certified Precision Nutrition Level I Nutrition Coach (2014). 

Samantha is currently pursuing her Master of Nursing degree at Athabasca University. Her research focus is assessment and treatment of obesity in the primary care setting. 

Nurse Practitioners (NPs)


Nurse Practitioners are health care professionals educated & trained to provide health promotion, disease prevention, & illness management.  NPs are authorized to order diagnostic tests, provide diagnoses and prescribe treatments & medications. 

NPs are regulated by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). Samantha Dalby is registered with CNO & a member of the Nurse Practitioners Association of Ontario (NPAO). To read more about NPs click here

Photograph of NP Laurie Deviney 

by Gary Mulcahey. 


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