Professor Emerita

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

Tel:  739-5799 (R)


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


Solberg, Shirley., BN, MN Memorial, PhD University of Alberta

Dr. Shirley Solberg


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



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

Dr. Gaudine


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 MemorAnne Kearneyial


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.

MacDonald, Sandra., BN, MN Memorial, PhD WaldenDr. Sandy Mac

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


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

ssmall@mun.caDr. Sandra Small

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.

Find out more about Dr. Small's current program of research.



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

Winner of President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 1999


Room: H2951

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

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

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


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


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

Click here to find out more about her current program of research.   

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

Winner of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching 2014Karen Parsons


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

Dr. Parsons is currently accepting PhD students for Fall 2017. Click here to see her current program of research.

 Pike, April., BN, MN, PhD Memorial Dr. April Pike  April Pike19

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

Tel: 709-864-7453aprilpike@mun.ca

Room: H2951

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

Click here to find out more about Dr. Pike's current program of research.

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

Recipient of the 2017 President’s Award for Distinguished TeachingCaroline P


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

Click here to find out more about Dr. Porr's current program of research.

Assistant Professors

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


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.


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


Tel: 709-864-4552
Room: H3477

Expertise: Cardiovascular nursing; gerontology; patient safety


Crossman, Renee, BN, MN, MemorialPhD(c), University of Alberta Renee C 2015

Tel: 709-864-4459
Room: H3473

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


Tel: 709-864-4488

Room: H3461

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


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.

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

Click here to find out more about Dr. Lukewich's current program of research.

Maddigan, Joy., BN, MN Memorial, PhD Calgary

Joy Maddigan


Tel: 709-864-3606
Room: ED-5004E

Expertise: Psychiatric mental health nursing; early psychosis intervention; families and health; advancing nursing practice; mixed methods research

Click here to find out more about her current program of research.

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

Click here to find out more about Dr. Snow's current program of research.


Kathleen Stevens

Stevens, Kathleen.,  BN, MN, PhD(c) 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


 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



Belbin, Dee Anne

Tel: 709-864-8932
Room: H3476

Cassell, Lindsey

Tel: 709-864-8425
Room: H2936

Chardran, Ruth              Ruth Chardran

Tel: 709-864-8855
Room: H3474



Collett, Krista

Krsta Ckcollett@mun.ca

Room: H2942

Tel: 709-864-2596


Crane, Ashley    

Ashley Crane


 Tel: 709-864-3458
Room: H3476


Dale, SheilaghSheilagh Dale

Tel: 709-864-8823
Room: H2950

Kelly, PaulaPaula Kelly

Tel: 709-864-4763
Room: H3472


Kille-Marino, JKille-Marino, Joyce

Tel: 709-864-2716
Room: H3478



Krista KingKing, Krista

Tel: 709-864-4618
Room: H3478



Lewis-Power, NicoleNicole Lewis-Power

Tel: 709-864-2958
Room: H2946



Noseworthy, Ann

Tel: 709-864-8787

Room: H3464

Saxena, Salil

Tel: 709-864-2762
Room: H3478

Vivian-Book, Lynn

Lynn VB


Tel: 709-864-4069

Room: H2944



Per Semester/Per Course Appointment

Baldwin, Daisy

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Careen, Vivian

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Glover, Samantha

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Isaacs, Savannah

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Piccott, Amanda

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Thompson, Kelly

Tel: 709-864-2104
Room: H2954

Clinical Coordinator

 Watkins, Andrea

Tel: 709-864-8507
Room: H3471 

 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