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.

204
Master's Students
44
Doctoral Students
75
Graduate Degrees Awarded
 
 

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Abdulai, Fatawu Clinical nursing, primary (preventive care); Health informatics; human-computer interaction; Health technology design; Informatics/Digital health; Sexual health equity
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, Vicky 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 Clinical nursing, primary (preventive care); lactation support; interprofessional health professional education; health communication; Interpersonal Communication; leadership in nursing; Community Health / Public Health; Health Promotion; Educational Technologies; Health Care Technologies; simulation nursing education; social determinants of health; Adult Education and Continuing Education; global maternal-infant-child health
Clark, Drew Health sciences; healthcare ethics; Health Equity; healthcare decision making; transgender health
Currie, Leanne Nursing; Health Care Technologies; Health information systems; Biomedical and Health Informatics
Dahinten, Susan Social determinants and processes of child development, identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems
Dev, Rubee Pediatrics and reproductive medicine, n.e.c.; Nursing; women's health; maternal & child health; sexual & reproductive health; chronic disease prevention & management; health system & services
Garrett, Bernard Mark Nursing; Health Care Technologies; Ethics and Health; Deception in Healthcare; Media Influence on Behavior; Virtual Reality (VR); Augmented reality; Evidence-based practice; Alternative Medicine; CAM; Healthcare Regulation
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 Psychosocial, sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health; Mental health nursing; Social sciences; 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
Lauck, Sandra health service delivery to support the implementation of innovative approaches to cardiac disease, minimally invasive treatment of valvular heart disease
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
Ramsay, Scott impact of neurological disorders on children and youth, their families, and the health care system; health inequities; health and wellbeing of children and youth
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
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

Stories

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Student
Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner (MN)
 
 

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