Laura Nimmon

Assistant Professor

Research Classification

Interpersonal Communication
Family and Care Givers
Palliative Care
Chronic Diseases in Elderly
Health Care Organization
Power and Organization

Research Interests

Health Professions Education
Qualitative research
Interdisciplinary team communication
Patient centered care
Chronic disease care
End of life care
Collaborative pratice
Families and Caregivers

Relevant Degree Programs


Research Methodology

Social network analysis; qualitative research, ethnography, social network analysis


Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Any time / year round

Negotiation and power dynamics on chronic disease healthcare teams; Team coordination of health literacy for chronic disease patients; Patient centered collaborative practice in chronic disease care.

I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).


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