Nursing

The program focuses on improving health care delivery, advancing and applying nursing knowledge, and evolving health policy.

 

Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Baumbusch, Jennifer long-term residential care, family caregiving, Intellectual Disability, nursing care of older adults
Boschma, Geertje History of nursing and health care, with special emphasis on mental health and mental health nursing
Brown, Helen Jean Maternal-infant and women
Browne, Annette Health inequalities, indigenous peoples, women's health, cultural safety, primary health care interventions to improve health outcomes, marginalized populations, health policy
Bungay, Victoria sexuality, sex work, harm reduction, drug use, intersectionality, ethnography, communication technologies, community based research, Health inequities affecting men and women working in the commercial sex industry and people who are street-involved, leadership, public health nursing, mental health, sexual health, HIV, and harm reduction programming
Campbell, Suzanne Community Health / Public Health, Health Promotion, Interpersonal Communication, Educational Technologies, Health Care Technologies, Modelization and Simulation, Social Determinants of Health, Global Health and Emerging Diseases, Adult Education and Continuing Education, simulation nursing education, interprofessional health professional education, health communication, lactation support, leadership in nursing, global maternal-infant-child health
Currie, Leanne Nursing, Health Care Technologies, Health Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Technologies, Decision Making, Computer Architecture, Software Development, Biomedical and Health Informatics, data science, Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, Human Computer Interaction and Design
Dahinten, Susan Social determinants and processes of child development, identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems
Garrett, Bernard Mark Health Care Technologies, Ethics and Health, Media Influence on Behavior, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented reality, Evidence-basedPpractice, Deception in Healthcare, Healthcare Regulation, Alternative Medicine
Haase, Kristen Optimizing the patient experience in cancer care
Havaei, Farinaz health human resource optimization, factors that influence nurses’ ability to provide effective patient care
Hirani, Saima Mental health promotion
Howard, Fuchsia health service needs of vulnerable, high-risk survivors of acute life-threatening illness, specifically, cancer survivors and survivors of critical illnesses; hereditary cancer prevention and risk management and psychosocial and ethnocultural factors that shape health and illness experiences
Hung, Mei Kuen Impact of technology and environment on the care experiences of persons with dementia
Jenkins, Emily optimizing mental health and substance use outcomes, collaborative mental health promotion strategies, health services and policy development and redesign, knowledge translation approaches, healthy public policy development
MacPhee, Maura professional development, higher education, patient safety, systems analysis, leadership and management, pediatrics
McPherson, Gladys addressing health equity within one First Nations community
Moss, Margaret American Indian health, Aging, Health Policy, health disparities with a focus on social and structural determinants of health
Oliffe, John Suicide prevention, depression, smoking, mental health and illness, men's health, prostate cancer, masculinity, fathers, incarcertion, support groups
Phinney, Alison Capacities of older people for successfully coping with the functional consequences of aging and disease
Ranger, Manon Prematurity, Stress, Infant / Child Development, Pain, neurodevelopment, Early-adversity, Biomarkers of early stress exposure, Brain development
Saewyc, Elizabeth Homeless or street involved youth, sexual minority youth, sexual exploitation of youth, discrimination, trauma and resilience., Youth health issues, stigma, violence, trauma, adolescent health, protective factors, sexual minority, homeless, immigrant, indigenous
Thorne, Sally Nursing, cancer care, chronic illness
Varcoe, Colleen How the inequities of ethnicity, class, place and ability are central to violence against women, enhancing practice and policy in the context of violence and inequity
Wong, Sabrina Primary Health Care, Primary Care, vulnerable populations, marginalized groups, ethno-cultural, patient experiences, quality of care, Organization and delivery of health care, informing practice and system level interventions that seek to decrease health inequalities among Canadian residents, including people who face multiple disadvantages in accessing and using the health care system such as those who have language barriers and live in poverty
Wytenbroek, Lydia American Presbyterian medical missionaries, Medical history

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