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. 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;

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


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. Alice Gaudine

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

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


Dr. Anne Kearney

Kearney, Anne., BN Memorial, M.H.Sc. Toronto, PhD Memorial 
Tel:(709) 864-2270
Room: H2955

Expertise: Quality of nurses' worklife; mindfulness-based interventions for health care workers; breast screening effectiveness particularly related to mammography screening.


Dr. Sandy Mac

MacDonald, Sandra., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Walden
Winner of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 2011
Tel: 709-864-4626
Room: H3467

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


Donna M

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


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


Dr. Karen Parsons

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

Winner of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching 2014


Tel: 709-864-2305
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

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Associate Professors


Dr. Julia Lukewich 

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


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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Joy Maddigan

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  

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



Room: H2951

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

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Assistant Professors




Jill Bruneau

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


Tel: 864-3604


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



Robin Burry

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

Tel: 709-864-8112
Room: H3475

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.



Karen Dobbin Williams

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


Jennifer Howard

Howard, Jennifer., BScN, PhD Western,



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




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

Tel: (709) 784-6503


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



Kimberly Jarvis

Jarvis, Kimberly., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Alberta

Tel: 709-864-2746
Room: H2936

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.


Paula Kelly

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

Tel: 709-864-4763
Room: H3472

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



Nicole Lewis-Power

Lewis- Power, Nicole., BN Memorial, MN Dalhousie, PhD (c) 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(c), 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.



 Nicole Snow

Snow, Nicole., BN, MN, Memorial, PhD Alberta, RN 


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

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

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Kathleen Stevens

Stevens, Kathleen.,  BN, MN, PhD Memorial


Tel: 864-7100


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: 864-7114


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



Site Coordinators


Stacey Snow - Gander 





Janine Byrne - Grand Falls-Windsor







Kathy Gillett - Happy Valley-Goose Bay




Clinical Coordinator 




Durdle, Kelli



Tel: 709-864-8507
Room: H3471





Baldwin, Daisy

Tel: 709-864-4326
Room: H3476



Dee Anne

Belbin, Dee Anne

Tel: 709-864-8932
Room: H3462


Byrne, Jeannette

Tel: 709-864-7254
Room: H2906


Ruth Chandran

Chandran, Ruth              

Tel: 709-864-8855
Room: H3474


 Krsta C

Krista Collett

Tel: 709-864-2596
Room: H2942


 Ashley Crane

Ashley Crane

Tel: 709-864-3458
Room: H3476


Krista King

King, Krista

Tel: 709-864-4618
Room: H3478



Mullett, Karen

Tel: 709-864-7345
Room: H2944



Nicholas, Juliette

Tel: 709-864-8787
Room: H3464



Lynn VB

Vivian-Book, Lynn

Tel: 709-864-4069
Room: H2944


 Per Semester/Per Course Appointment


Antle, Margot




Baker, Sheree




Blackmore, William

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Bonia, Alice

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Bonnier, Charlotte




Bouzane, Alison




Careen, Vivian

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Carnell, Erin

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Cobbs, Olivia




Dunn, Casey

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Greene, Charlene





Hammond, Nicole

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Hardman, Brittany

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Isaacs, Savannah

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Isler, Chantille

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Joy, Amanda

Tel: 709-864-8589
Room: 2950


Matchim, Shirley

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Murphy, Kristina

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Owens, Ronald

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Puddester, Rebecca

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Murphy, Kristina

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Smith, Deanne

Tel: 709-864-8823
Room: H3464


Stevenson, Michelle

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954


Thompson, Kelly

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954



Thorne, Zachery



Walsh, Derrick




 Honorary Doctorate Degree

 Matthews, M.K., BN, MN, LLD Memorial