Professor Emerita

Lan GienGien, Lan., B.Sc.N. Loretta Heights College, M.Ed.N. Columbia, PhD London


Expertise: Women’s health; primary health care; population health; intercultural health research; program evaluation

LeFort Sandra., BA Trent, MN Memorial, PhD McGillSandra LeFort


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. Gaudine

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


Tel: 709-864-4549
Room: H2926

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

Kearney, Anne., BN Memorial, M.H.Sc. Toronto, PhD MemorialAnne Kearney


Tel:(709) 864-2270
Room: H2955

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.

Dr. Sandy Mac

MacDonald, Sandra., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Walden

Winner of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 2011


Tel: 709-864-2539
Room: H3467

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 CalgaryDonna M


Tel: 709-864-3603
Room: ED-5004C

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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Dr. Sandra Small

 Small, Sandra., BN Memorial, M.Sc.N. Toronto, PhD Alberta


Tel: 709-864-8112
Room: H3475

Expertise: Respiratory health, including aspects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; asthma and youth smoking; parenting children about risk factors.

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Associate Professors

Brennan-Hunter, Andrea., BSc.N. St. Francis Xavier, MN. DAndrea Brennan-Hunteralhousie


Tel: 709-864-4626
Room: H3470

Expertise: Pain in children; parental advocacy; intervention strategies for helping children manage procedures; adolescent smoking; student progress in nursing

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


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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Dr. Meadus

Meadus, Robert., BN, B. Voc.Ed. Memorial, M.Sc.(N). Toronto, PhD, Barry


Tel: 709-864-7114
Room: H3465

Expertise:Families and mental health; coping with mental health issues; men in nursing; children living with mentally-ill parents; adolescents with mood disorders

Cindy Murray

 Murray, Cindy., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Alberta


Tel: 709-864-3608
Room: ED-5004F

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 Dr. April Pike  

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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Caroline P

Porr. Caroline., BScN McMaster, MN Calgary, PhD Alberta

Recipient of the 2017 President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching


Tel: 709-864-8310
Room: H3459

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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Assistant Professors

Jill Bruneau

Bruneau, Jill, BN, MHSc (University of Toronto), PhD Memorial 


Tel: 864-8425


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.

Mary Bursey

Bursey, Mary., BN, Memorial, M.Sc.(N). Toronto

Tel: 709-864-4552mbursey@mun.ca

Room: H3477

Expertise: Cardiovascular nursing; gerontology; patient safety

Cassell, Lindsey, BN, MemorialMN, South Queensland, DNP (PhD), Grand Canyon 


Tel: 709-864-8425
Room: H2936

Renee C 2015

Crossman, Renee, BN, MN, MemorialPhD(c), University of Alberta 


Tel: 709-864-4459
Room: H3473

Karen Dobbin Williams

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


Room: H3461Tel: 709-864-4488

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

Howard, Jennifer., BScN, PhD (c) Western,Jennifer Howard

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 and qualitative research in nursing

Kimberly JarvisJarvis, 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 (c)

Tel: 709-864-4763
Room: H3472

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

Snow, Nicole., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Alberta, RN, CPMHN(C)Nicole Snow


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.

Dr. Richard Marceau Fogo Island Fellow 2017-18

Member Scholar, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta

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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

Clinical Coordinator

Watkins, Andrea.,BN Memorial, MN Charles Sturt University (Australia) Andrea Watkins


Tel: 709-864-8507
Room: H3471

 On Leave

Creina Twomey

Twomey, C., BN, MN Memorial, PhD  


Tel: 709-864-6128
Room: H3457

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



Baldwin, Daisy

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Belbin, Dee Anne

Tel: 709-864-8932
Room: H3476

Ruth Chandran

Chandran, Ruth              

Tel: 709-864-8855
Room: H3474


Collett, KristaKrsta C

Tel: 709-864-2596
Room: H2942



Crane, AshleyAshley Crane

Tel: 709-864-3458
Room: H3476


Kille-Marino, Joyce

Tel: 709-864-2716
Room: H3478


Krista King

King, Krista

Tel: 709-864-4618
Room: H3478



Nicole Lewis-Power

Lewis-Power, Nicole

Tel: 709-864-2958
Room: H2946



Mullett, Karen

Ann Noseworthy

Noseworthy, Ann

Tel: 709-864-8787
Room: H3464

Saxena, Salil

Tel: 709-864-2762
Room: H3478

Lynn VB

Vivian-Book, Lynn

Tel: 709-864-4069
Room: H2944


Per Semester/Per Course Appointment

Bonia, Alice

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Careen, Vivian

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Sheilagh Dale

Dale, Sheilagh

Tel: 709-864-8823
Room: H2950

Haynes, Chantille

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Isaacs, Savannah

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Marshall, Donna

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Nicholas, Juliette

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Rowe, Leona

Smith, Deanne

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Stevenson, Michelle

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

 Honorary Doctorate Degree

 Matthews, M.K., BN, MN, LLD Memorial




Faculty of Nursing

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000