Dr. McDonald has a long history of teaching excellence, and conducts graduate courses at both the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and the Institute for Life Course and Aging. In her capacity as Professor and as Principal Investigator of multi-million dollar grants, she has taught and trained hundreds of graduate students and served as supervisor or thesis committee member to dozens of doctoral and masters students.
Dr. McDonald has been interviewed and featured in radio, and television, as well as in the University of Toronto’s EDGE magazine in an article on the challenge of the aging boom (Fall 2011, Vol. 13, No. 2).