Professor Emerita

Lan GienGien, Lan., B.Sc.N. Loretta Heights College, M.Ed.N. Columbia, PhD London

Tel:  739-5799 (R)


Expertise: Women’s health; primary health care; population health; intercultural health research; program evaluation


LeFort Sandra., BA Trent, MN Memorial, PhD McGillSandra LeFort


Expertise: Self-care/self-management of chronic pain; pain assessment and management; knowledge exchange and translation; advanced practice nursing roles; ethical practice issues; telehomecare; evaluation


Solberg, Shirley., BN, MN Memorial, PhD University of Alberta

Dr. Shirley Solberg


Expertise: Women’s health; occupational health; chronic pain conditions associated with work; social inequality and social determinants of health; qualitative research methodologies; and ethics of publication



Gaudine, Alice., B.Sc. (Hons) Mount Allison, M.Sc. (A) McGill, PhD Concordia

Dr. Gaudine


Tel: 709-777-6972
Room: H2926

Expertise: Nursing leadership; nurse's ethical conflicts; employee absenteeism; nurses' work life


MacDonald, Sandra., BN, MN Memorial, PhD WaldenDr. Sandy Mac

Winner of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 2011


Tel: 709-777-8311
Room: H3467

Expertise: Community health needs and resources assessment; program evaluation; critical care nursing; nursing management, leadership qualities and styles

Moralejo, Donna., BA, B.Sc., M.Sc.(A) McGill, PhD CalgaryDonna M


Tel: 709-864-3603
Room: ED-5004C

Expertise: Infection control, surveillance; population/public health; evidence-based practice


Small, Sandra., BN Memorial, M.Sc.N. Toronto, PhD Alberta

ssmall@mun.caDr. Sandra Small

Tel: 709-777-6973
Room: H3475

Expertise: Respiratory health, including aspects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; asthma and youth smoking; parenting children about risk factors.

Find out more about Dr. Small's current program of research.



Way, Christine., (Retired) BN, BA Memorial, M.Sc(A) McGill, PhD Virginia;

Winner of President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 1999


Room: H2951

Expertise: End-stage renal disease and life on dialysis; impact of healthcare reforms on provider groups; evaluation of programs for women at risk during pregnancy; chronic illnesses

Associate Professors

Donna Best

Best, Donna., BN Memorial, MN Dalhousie, Cert. ACNP, Toronto;

Coordinator, MN nurse practitioner option


Tel: 709-864-3604
Room: ED-5004B

Expertise: Nursing research development; nutrition; cardiovascular disease and risk factors; adolescence smoking; community assessments; student academic progress; access to emergency services; post cardiac catherizaion


Brennan-Hunter, Andrea., BSc.N. St. Francis Xavier, MN DAndrea Brennan-Hunteralhousie


Tel: 709-777-6679
Room: H3470

Expertise: Pain in children; parental advocacy; intervention strategies for helping children manage procedures; adolescent smoking; student progress in nursing


Kearney, Anne., BN Memorial, M.H.Sc. Toronto, PhD MemorialDr. Anne Kearney


Tel:(709) 777-6754
Room: H2955

Expertise: Breast screening effectiveness particularly related to mammography screening; primary health care reform; quality of nurses' worklife including performance of non-nursing duties; nursing skill mix; job satisfaction.

Dr. Meadus


Meadus, Robert., BN, B. Voc.Ed. Memorial, M.Sc.(N). Toronto, PhD, Barry


Tel: 709-777-6716
Room: H3465

Expertise:Families and mental health; coping with mental health issues; men in nursing; children living with mentally-ill parents; adolescents with mood disorders


Murray, Cindy., BN, MN Memorial, PhD AlbertaCindy Murray


Tel: 709-864-3608
Room: ED-5004F

Expertise: Community and population health; health promotion and chronic disease prevention; determinants of health; health policy; health inequities; Indigenous peoples and health; healthy child development; women's health; body weight and health; fetal programming of chronic diseases; quantitative, qualitative, and interdisciplinary research

Click here to find out more about her current program of research.   

Parsons, Karen., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Rush

Winner of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching 2014Karen Parsons


Tel: 709-777-6528
Room: H2959

Expertise: Healthy aging; memory impairment in the older adult; teaching approaches to learning and critical thinking especially in the care of the older adult; Heideggerian hermeneutic phenomenology

Dr. Parsons is currently accepting PhD students for Fall 2017. Click here to see her current program of research.


Porr. Caroline., BScN McMaster, MN Calgary, PhD AlbertaCaroline P


Tel: 709-777-7103
Room: H3459

Expertise: Primary health care philosophy and principles; relational practice; interpersonal competencies; pedagogy; health professional education innovation; qualitative inquiry; inductive theory generation; systematic reviews

Click here to find out more about Dr. Porr's current program of research.

Assistant Professors

Bruneau, Jill, BN, MHSc (University of Toronto), PhD(c) Memorial Jill Bruneau


Tel: 777-7258

Expertise and areas of interest: Advanced Practice Nursing/Nurse Practitioner; Cardiovascular Health, Health Promotion; Risk Factor Management, special interest in hypertension management; motivational interviewing; and mixed methods research.


Bursey, Mary., BN, Memorial, M.Sc.(N). TorontoMary Bursey


Tel: 709-777-8309
Room: H3477

Expertise: Cardiovascular nursing; gerontology; patient safety


Lynn CoozeCooze, Lynn., BN, MN Memorial


Tel: 709-777-6872
Room: H3473

Expertise:Interprofessional education with the Patient Safety Module; evaluation of the pilot Peer Mentoring Program at MUNSON.

More information...

Karen Dobbin-Williams

Dobbin-Williams, Karen., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Candidate


Tel: 709-777-7493
Room: H3461

Expertise:Food allergies and anaphylaxis; Gadamerian philosophical hermeneutics; chronic illness and diabetes; maternal theory; teenagers; surgical site infection risk factors in vascular; colorectal and cardiac bypass graft surgery; relational ethics


Lukewich, Julia., BNSc., RN, PhD Queen's Julia Lukewich


Tel:  709-777-6319
Room: H2953

Expertise: Primary care, nursing roles, organizational attributes, chronic disease management, type 2 diabetes, health outcomes, quantitative research methods, systematic reviews, secondary data analysis

Click here to find out more about Dr. Lukewich's current program of research.


Manuel, April., BN, MN, PhD Memorial

Dr. April Manueladmanuel@mun.ca

Tel: 709-777-8921
Room: H2951

Expertise: Genetics; sociocultural theories of risk; community health; cardiovascular disease; organ procurement; qualitative research methods; grounded theory; phenomenology

Click here to find out more about Dr. Manuel's current program of research.  


Dr. Joy MaddiganMaddigan, Joy., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Calgary


Tel: 709-864-3606
Room: ED-5004E

Expertise: Psychiatric mental health nursing; early psychosis intervention; families and health; advancing nursing practice; mixed methods research

Click here to find out more about her current program of research.


Rahaman, Zaida., BSc.N Saskatchewan, MN Calgary, PhD Ottawa


Tel: 709-777-6869

Room: H2930

Expertise: Community health nursing; Indigenous health in rural and remote Northern Canada; Critical discourse analysis; Foucault and power/knowledge; self-reflective practice; global public health and human dignity, epidemiological technologies


Snow, Nicole., BN, MN, PhD, RN, CPMHN(C)Nicole Snow


Tel: 709-864-3607
Room: ED-5004D

Expertise: Exploring dimensions of professional engagement; mental health care settings; ethical considerations inherent in professional care; the concept of professionalism and its praxis; interprofessional education and practice.

Faculty Scholar, CCHPE, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Member Scholar, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta

Click here to find out more about Dr. Snow's current program of research.


Kathleen Stevens

Stevens, Kathleen.,  BN, MN, PhD(c) Memorial


Tel: 777-8685

Expertise: Foot health; populations at risk for foot health problems such as individuals with diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, arthritis, and the elderly; self-management; and mixed methods research



Twomey, C., BN, MN Memorial, PhD   Creina Twomey


Tel: 709-777-6903
Room: H3457

Expertise: Psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness; quality of life; psychometrics; clinical epidemiology and community health; community health needs and resources; men in nursing


On leave


Dawe, Doreen., BN, M.Ed. Memorial, MSc.N., Toronto

Mullett, Karen




Chardran, Ruth

Tel: 709-777-6882
Room: H3474



Krsta CCollett, Krista

Tel: 709-777-7068
Room: H2942


 Crane, Ashley

Tel: 709-777-6797
Room: H3476

Renee C 2015

Crossman, Renee

Tel: 709-777-6756
Room: H2936



Dale, SheilaghSheilagh Dale

Tel: 709-777-6938
Room: H2950


Earles, Barbara

Tel: 709-777-2251
Room: H2950

Fagan, Renee

Renee F 2015

Tel: 709-777-7335
Room: H3474


Kelly, PaulaPaula Kelly

Tel: 709-777-7007
Room: H3472


Kille-Marino, J
Kille-Marino, Joyce

Tel: 709-777-7008
Room: H3478



Krista KingKing, Krista

Tel: 709-777-6766
Room: H3478



Lewis-Power, NicoleNicole Lewis-Power

Tel: 709-777-7060
Room: H2946


 Noseworthy, Ann

Tel: 709-777-6546
Room: H3464


Lynn VBVivian-Book, Lynn

Tel: 709-777-7128
Room: H2944



Per Semester/Per Course Appointment

Anstey, Allan

Tel: 709-777-6753
Room: H2957

Baldwin, Daisy

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954  

Carey, Megan

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Crotty, Melissa

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

 Dalton, Geri

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Gilbert, Tasha

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Hayes, Sasha

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Hiscott, Megan

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Kavanagh, Robin

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Mackenzie, Michelle

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Marshall, Donna

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Northcott, Crystal

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Owens, Ron

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

 Stevenson, Michelle

Tel: 709-777-7098
Room: H2954

Clinical Coordinator


Watkins, Andrea

Tel: 709-777-6530
Room: H3471


 Honorary Doctorate Degree


Matthews, M.K., BN, MN, LLD Memorial



School of Nursing

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000