Professor Emerita

 Lan Gien

Gien, Lan, B.Sc.N. Loretta Heights College, M.Ed.N. Columbia, PhD London, FCAN (Fellow, Canadian Academy of Nursing)


Expertise: Aging, women’s health; primary health care; population health; intercultural health; program evaluation


Sandra LeFort

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


Dr. Sandra Small

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


Dr. Shirley Solberg

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


Chris Way

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

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




Dr. Alice Gaudine

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

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


Donna M

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


Tel: 709-864-3623

Room: ED-5004F

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


Dr. Karen Parsons

Parsons, Karen, BN, MN Memorial, PhD Rush

President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching 2014


Tel: 709-864-3390
Room: ED-5004B

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

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Associate Professors


Dr. Julia Lukewich 

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

President’s Award for Outstanding Research 2023


Tel: 709-864-8211
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

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Maddigan, 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

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Cindy Murray

Murray, Cindy, BN, MN Memorial, PhD Alberta (On Leave)


Tel: 709-864-3608
Room: H3439

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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April Pike19

Pike, April, BN, MN, PhD Memorial  

President's Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2020
President's Award for Exceptional Community Service, 2016

Tel: 709-864-4549
Room: H2926

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

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Assistant Professors 

Baldwin, Daisy, RN, MN Memorial, PhD (c)

Tel: 709-864-2270
Room: H2949

Expertise and areas of interest: Coronary artery disease in women; non-traditional risk factors for coronary artery disease in women; gestational diabetes; chronic disease prevention; qualitative research in nursing; grounded theory; incivility in clinical practice during nursing education 




Bruneau, Jill, BN, MHSc,Toronto, PhD, Memorial 

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

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.


Renee C 2015

Crossman, Renee, BN, MN, MemorialPhD, Alberta 

Tel: 709-864-4459
Room: H3473

Areas of interest: Diabetes management; focused ethnography; critical discourse analysis; practice-based research; sociomateriality; chronic disease prevention and management




Devey-Burry, Robin, BScN, Ottawa, MN, South Queensland, PhD, Ottawa 

Tel: 709-864-8112
Room: H3467

Expertise and areas of interest: Mentorship, transition to practice, new nursing graduates, organizational and professional socialization, nursing recruitment, retention and recognition, qualitative and quantitative research methods, interpretive description, secondary data analysis, systematic reviews, quality improvement and program evaluation.




Dobbin-Williams, Karen, BN, MN Memorial, PhD Calgary

Room: H3461
Tel: 709-864-4488

Expertise: Food allergies and anaphylaxis; chronic illnesses; Diabetes; cardiovascular disease; surgical site infection risk factors; primary health care; Gadamerian philosophical hermeneutics; systematic reviews; maternal theory; teenagers/adolescents



Collins, Jennifer, BScN, PhD Western, CCNE, RN


Tel: 709-864-2539

Room: H2957

Expertise: Art-based research, teaching; learning and interventions;
neurodegenerative disorders (i.e. multiple sclerosis and dementia); gerontological health; community and family health; mixed-methods in nursing research; statistical analysis; research methodologies; phenomenology; qualitative research in nursing



Hamed, Abubaker, BN, UMST; MScN, UMST; PhD, Memorial


Tel: 709-864-3023

Room: H2932



Hurley (Samms), Erica, BN Memorial, MN Athabasca, PhD Alberta, CCNE, RN

Tel: (709) 784-6503

Expertise: Indigenous health; Indigenous women; Indigenous research- Indigenous research methodlogy; community-based research; heart health; simulation; nursing education




Isler, Chantille, BN, MN, PhD Memorial, RN

Tel: 709-864-4552
Room: H3477

Expertise and areas of interest: Mental health nursing; person-centred care; registered nurse clinical leadership; practice development; marginalized populations in health care; social justice; emancipatory research; mixed methods; interpretive description



Kimberly Jarvis

Jarvis, Kimberly, BN, MN Memorial, PhD Alberta

Tel: 709-864-2746
Room: H2934

Expertise: Dr. Jarvis' research focuses on the intersection of culturally-entangled practices and gendered roles that have marginalizing consequences for women – particularly upon a woman’s sexual and reproductive health. She endeavors to understand, measure and evaluate these issues so to effect change in health-care practice and social policy, conducting her research in a Canadian and sub Saharan African context employing critical qualitative approaches.



Kelly, Paula, BN U Victoria ’98 MSN UBC ‘02, PhD Memorial

Tel: 709-864-4763
Room: H2959

Expertise: Nurses’ work, nursing knowledge, women’s health, qualitative research methods, institutional ethnography



Nicole Lewis-Power

Lewis-Power, Nicole, BN Memorial, MN Dalhousie, PhD Memorial 

Tel: 709-864-2958
Room: H3457

Expertise: Preterm birth; children with health challenges; school/community/provincial supports for children with health challenges; pediatric nursing; breastfeeding; qualitative research methods



Monari, Esther, BScN Ryerson (now Toronto Metropolitan), MScN D’Youville, PhD Western

Tel: 709-864-8787
Room: H3472 

Expertise and areas of interest: Mental health and addictions; psychiatric homelessness; gerontology; substance use issues within Black communities; anti-Black racism, oppression and access to mental health and addiction services; MedSurg; qualitative research methodologies; secondary data analysis



Rauman, Peggy, RN, MN, PhD Memorial


Tel: 709-864-3608

Room: H3459



Kathleen Stevens

Stevens, Kathleen, BN, MN, PhD, Memorial

Tel: 709-864-7100

Room: H2955

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


Hrag Yacoubian

Yacoubian, Hrag David, BN, MScN British Columbia (UBC), PhD(c) UBC 


Tel: 709-864-7114
Room: H3465

Expertise: Hrag studies nursing and healthcare history with an emphasis on North American humanitarian organizations and nurses involved in humanitarian efforts transnationally, in the Near East, in the first half of the 20th century. Hrag explores ways nurses practiced humanitarianism, highlighting the complexity of their work defined by modernity, political engagement and human rights.

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Younas, Ahtisham, BScN, MN, PhD, Memorial


Tel: 709-864-7453
Room: H2930

Expertise: Marginalized populations; compassion and caregiving; implementation science; ethics and nursing education; self-awareness; mixed methods; research methods. Links to Dr. Younas' ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0157-5319 and Google Scholar Profile https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=igF8oKoAAAAJ&hl=en

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Site Coordinators 


Laura Smith - Gander



Stacey Snow - Gander (On Leave)





Janine Byrne - Grand Falls-Windsor





Kathy Gillett - Happy Valley-Goose Bay




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Ashley Crane - St. John's Campus 
President's Award for Outstanding Teaching (Lecturers and Instructional Staff) 

Tel: 709-864-3458
Room: H2946



Kelli Durdle - Clinical Coordinator, BScN (Collaborative), St. John's Campus 

Tel: 709-864-8507
Room: H3471



Baker, Dana

Tel: 709-864-2716
Room: H3474


Dee Anne

Belbin, Dee Anne

Tel: 709-864-8932
Room: H2944



Briggs, Yvonne


Tel: 709-864-8589

Room: H3476



Buffett, Stephanie

Grand Falls-Windsor Learning Site




Byrne, Jeannette

Tel: 709-864-3767
Room: PE2006B



Ruth Chandran

Chandran, Ruth              

Tel: 709-864-8855
Room: H3474



 Krsta C

Collett, Krista

Tel: 709-864-2596
Room: H2942


Krista King

King, Krista

Tel: 709-864-4618
Room: H3478



Mullett, Karen

Tel: 709-864-7345
Room: H2952



 Nicole Snow

Snow, Nicole


Tel: 709-864-3607
Room: H3475



Walsh, Derrick

Tel: 709-864-2270
Room: ED-5004E



Woolfrey, Charlotte

Tel: 709-864-4326
Room: H3476


Per-Course Appointments


Bolt, Travis

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Bonnell, Reuben 


Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Careen, Vivian

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Collins, Joanne

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Davis, Leah

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Dunn, Casey

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Earle-Crane, Michelle 

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Matchim, Shirley

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



White, Jennifer 

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Per-Course Appointments - Satellite Sites


Diamond-Freake, Sylvia (Gander)

Hutchings, Kendra (Gander, Grand Falls-Windsor & Happy Valley-Goose Bay)

Sampson, Donnie (Happy Valley-Goose Bay)

Stacey, Ann-Marie (Gander & Grand Falls-Windsor)



Honorary Doctorate Degree

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