Gien, 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 McGill
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
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
Expertise: Nursing leadership; nurse's ethical conflicts; employee absenteeism; nurses' work life
MacDonald, Sandra., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Walden
Winner of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 2011
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 Calgary
Expertise: Infection control, surveillance; population/public health; evidence-based practice
Small, Sandra., BN Memorial, M.Sc.N. Toronto, PhD Alberta
Expertise: Respiratory health, including aspects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; asthma and youth smoking; parenting children about risk factors.
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Way, Christine., (Retired) BN, BA Memorial, M.Sc(A) McGill, PhD Virginia;
Winner of President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 1999
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
Best, Donna., BN Memorial, MN Dalhousie, Cert. ACNP, Toronto;
Coordinator, MN nurse practitioner option
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 Dalhousie
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 Memorial
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.
Meadus, Robert., BN, B. Voc.Ed. Memorial, M.Sc.(N). Toronto, PhD, Barry
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 Alberta
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
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Parsons, Karen., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Rush
Winner of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching 2014
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 Alberta
Expertise: Primary health care philosophy and principles; relational practice; interpersonal competencies; pedagogy; health professional education innovation; qualitative inquiry; inductive theory generation; systematic reviews
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Bruneau, Jill, BN, MHSc (University of Toronto), PhD(c) Memorial
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). Toronto
Expertise: Cardiovascular nursing; gerontology; patient safety
Cooze, Lynn., BN, MN Memorial
Expertise:Interprofessional education with the Patient Safety Module; evaluation of the pilot Peer Mentoring Program at MUNSON.
Dobbin-Williams, Karen., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Candidate
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
Expertise: Primary care, nursing roles, organizational attributes, chronic disease management, type 2 diabetes, health outcomes, quantitative research methods, systematic reviews, secondary data analysis
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Manuel, April., BN, MN, PhD Memorial
Expertise: Genetics; sociocultural theories of risk; community health; cardiovascular disease; organ procurement; qualitative research methods; grounded theory; phenomenology
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Maddigan, Joy., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Calgary
Expertise: Psychiatric mental health nursing; early psychosis intervention; families and health; advancing nursing practice; mixed methods research
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Rahaman, Zaida., BSc.N Saskatchewan, MN Calgary, PhD Ottawa
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)
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
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Stevens, Kathleen., BN, MN, PhD(c) Memorial
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
Expertise: Psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness; quality of life; psychometrics; clinical epidemiology and community health; community health needs and resources; men in nursing
Dawe, Doreen., BN, M.Ed. Memorial, MSc.N., Toronto
Per Semester/Per Course Appointment
Honorary Doctorate Degree
Matthews, M.K., BN, MN, LLD Memorial