Master of Health Leadership and Policy
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.
|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||Nursing; 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; global maternal-infant-child health; health communication; interprofessional health professional education; lactation support; leadership in nursing; simulation nursing education|
|Currie, Leanne||Nursing; Health Care Technologies; Health information systems; Artificial Intelligence; Biomedical Technologies; decision making; Computer Architecture; Software Development; Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare; Biomedical and Health Informatics; data science; 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||Nursing; Health Care Technologies; Ethics and Health; Media Influence on Behavior; Alternative Medicine; Augmented reality; Deception in Healthcare; Evidence-basedPpractice; Healthcare Regulation; Virtual Reality (VR)|
|Haase, Kristen||Nursing, n.e.c.; oncology; Older Adults; Geriatric oncology; Health systems research; Mixed Methods Research; Qualitative research; Self-management; E-health|
|Havaei, Farinaz||Nursing; factors that influence nurses’ ability to provide effective patient care; health human resource optimization|
|Hirani, Saima||Sociology and related studies; Health sciences; Nursing; mental health; Mental health promotion; psychosocial interventions; Vulnerable Groups; social support; resilience|
|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, Lillian||Geriatric nursing; Medical and biomedical engineering; Impact of technology and environment on the care experiences of persons with dementia; dementia education; quality improvement; Participatory action research|
|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|
|Moss, Margaret||American Indian health; Aging; Health Policy; health disparities with a focus on social and structural determinants of health|
|Ojukwu, Emmanuela||Health sciences; Social sciences; Humanities and the arts; Racial and gender health disparities and inequities; African, Carribbean and Black Immigrant Health; Women, Maternal-Infant, Youth Health; Psycho-social and Socio-ecologic determinants of health; Mental health, HIV/AIDS and other STIs; intersectionality|
|Oliffe, John||Care; Sociology and related studies; Men's Health Promotion; Male Depression and Suicide; Psychosocial Prostate Cancer Care; Smoking Cessation|
|Phinney, Alison||Capacities of older people for successfully coping with the functional consequences of aging and disease|
|Ranger, Manon||Neurodevelopment; Clinical nursing, secondary (acute care); neurodevelopment; Early-adversity; Biomarkers of early stress exposure; Brain development; pain; Prematurity|
|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||Clinical oncology; 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||History of medicine and health care; Nursing; Nursing/Health History; Gender/Women's History; Social justice; Science and Technology|
The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) announced on August 4, 2021 that it has selected 225 distinguished nurse leaders to be inducted into the 2021 Class of Fellows. Among them is Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch, an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing.