Professional Associates

Criteria, eligibility and current associates:


Normally candidates will be a Registered Nurse active within the nursing profession and hold a Bachelor of Nursing degree or higher and will have a combination of clinical practice and experience that allows them to contribute to teaching within the School of Nursing.

Terms of appointment and reappointment:

Professional Associates will be involved in teaching responsibilities within the School of Nursing as indicated:

Teaching responsibilities may include:

Lecture in one or more undergraduate or graduate courses;Facilitate professional development for faculty leadership;Facilitate clinical experiences for faculty and students;Serve as a member on a supervisory committee of a graduate student in nursing;Co-facilitate a module in interdisciplinary professional education;

Appointments will be for a specific period not to exceed three years and are renewable.

This document is aligned with the current criteria for Adjunct Professors and Professional Associate with Memorial University of Newfoundland

Professional Associates:

  1. Barron, Kelly, RN, MN, NP, Memorial
  2. Chard, Todd, RN, BN, MN, Memorial, NP, RNFA, CPN
  3. Coffey-Hickey, Tamara, RN, MN, Memorial
  4. Coombs, Ursula Eileen, BN, MN, CHPCN(C) Memorial
  5. Downey, Charlene, BN, MN, CON(C) Memorial
  6. Duke, Valda, BN, Memorial, MN, Toronto, Dip. PHCNP, Centre for Nursing Studies
  7. Emberley-Burke, Wanda, BN, M.Ed., Memorial, Dip. PHCNP, Centre for Nursing Studies
  8. Forward, Debbie, BN, M.Ed., Memorial
  9. Fry, Peggy, BN, MN, Memorial
  10. Gillam, Susan, BN, MSA University of Notre Dame, MN Memorial, Ph.D., McGill
  11. Greene, Marcy, BN, Dalhousie, M.Sc., Edinburgh, Cert. ACNP, Toronto
  12. Hunt-Smith, Heather, BN, MN, Memorial
  13. King-Jesso, Pamela, RN, BN, MN, Memorial
  14. McIsaac, Beverley, RN, NP, MN (ANP) Athabasca
  15. O’Leary, Bernadine, RN, M.N, Memorial, CON(C)
  16. Pike, Rodolfo, RN, BN, Memorial , MN, Memorial , NP Toronto
  17. Power-Kean, Kelly, BN, Memorial, M.H.S. (Leadership), Ottawa, Dip PHCNP CNS
  18. Power, Missy, RN, BN, MPH, Memorial
  19. Roberts, Gale, RN, BN, Memorial, CPON
  20. Rose, Joanne, BN, Memorial, MBA, California Coast University
  21. Sheppard, Peggy, BN, RN, MN, Memorial
  22. Templeton, Janet, RN, BN, MN, Memorial
  23. Warren, Elaine, RN, BN, MN, Memorial, Fellow, CHRSF


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