About the dean
Dr. Alice Gaudine has been renewed as dean of Memorial University's Faculty of Nursing (formerly called the School of Nursing) effective Dec. 5, 2019.
She is a long-time faculty member who came to the Faculty of Nursing in 1997 and since then has taught courses in different areas of the undergraduate and graduate programs, including mental health, community mental health, therapeutic communication, leadership, and program development.
In the past she has held various appointments in the faculty, serving as acting director, and associate dean of graduate studies and research. She also served in a cross-appointed role with the Counseling Centre at Memorial University. She was first appointed as dean in 2014.
Prior to starting at the Faculty of Nursing, Dr. Gaudine practiced for many years as a registered nurse. She has extensive experience as a nurse manager and direct-care nurse working in a number of different areas including orthopedics, outpatients, and mental health.
She has a B.Sc. from Mount Allison University; a M.Sc. (App) from McGill and a PhD from Concordia.
Her research interests are in the area of nursing leadership, and the ethical conflicts of nurses and other health professionals. She has published in a number of journals on topics such as ethical conflicts of nurses and nurse managers, and on issues related to nurses’ work life, absenteeism and turnover.