School of Nursing

Established in 1919, the UBC School of Nursing has almost 100 years of experience educating nursing leaders and innovating research. We have an international reputation for research and scholarship, guided by a vision of excellence in nursing education, research and practice.

The UBC School of Nursing is home to the first degree program in nursing in the Commonwealth and was one of the first academic programs established at UBC after the university’s inception in 1915.

UBC’s graduate nursing programs position you as a leader to improve health care equity, advance nursing knowledge, and envision a new healthcare landscape. Learn from leading scholars with international reputations for research, and join a community of nursing scholars at one of the world's top-ranked universities.

164
Master's Students
32
Doctoral Students
69
Graduate Degrees Awarded
 

Research Supervisors

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, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented reality, Evidence-basedPpractice, Deception in Healthcare, Healthcare Regulation
Havaei, Farinaz
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
Jenkins, Emily
Kryworuchko, Jennifer Nursing, Interpersonal Communication, Family and Care Givers, Decision-making, Health Communication, Palliative and End-of-life Care
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
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
Rodney, Patricia Healthcare ethics; Nursing ethics; Nursing workplaces; Healthcare equity; Ethics and policy; Moral distress and moral climate
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