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||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|
|Havaei, Farinaz||health human resource optimization, factors that influence nurses’ ability to provide effective patient care|
|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|
|MacPhee, Maura||professional development, higher education, patient safety, systems analysis, leadership and management, pediatrics|
|McPherson, Gladys||addressing health equity within one First Nations community|
|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|
|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|
Helen Brown is a principal investigator for "Developing a Peer Mentorship Program to Foster Health and Social Equity for Indigenous Peoples in Criminal Justice Contexts", which is in receipt of an award of $248,034 from the federal government's New Frontiers in Research Fund.
While we wait for the pandemic to end, we are all creating a new normal. Habits change and new paths open up, and out of necessity, invention thrives. At UBC’s School of Nursing, professors are finding fresh ways to disseminate and acquire knowledge from a distance.