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Elizabeth Andersen

Supervisory status: full

  • Teaching practices and evaluative processes in undergraduate programs
  • Learning environments in nursing
  • Work environments in nursing homes
  • Ethnography, mixed methods, Delphi process, systematic review, scoping review, concept analysis

Juanita-Dawne Bacsu

Supervisory status: full

  • Rural health
  • Gerontology
  • Dementia
  • Stigma
  • Cognitive health promotion
  • Health policy
  • Social media
  • Ageism
  • Frailty
  • Age-friendly environments

Sheila Blackstock

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • New graduate nurses
  • Occupational health nurse
  • Indigenous
  • Quality practice environment
  • Horizontal violence

Michelle Borgland

Supervisory status: associate

  • End of life/palliative care
  • Disenfranchised grief
  • Death education
  • Relational practice
  • Ethnography/hermeneutics

Lisa Bourque Bearskin

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • Indigenous nursing knowledge
  • Cultural safety
  • Indigenous determinants of health
  • Health inequity and disparities
  • Mixed methods indigenous research methodologies

Barbara Jean Buckley

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • Ethics
  • Critical theory
  • Healthcare equity
  • Rural health
  • Mixed methodology

Tracy Christianson

Supervisory status: full

  • Gerontology
  • Community health
  • Teaching and learning
  • Rural interprofessional education and practice
  • Chronic disease management
  • Methodology: mixed methods

Melba D’Souza

Supervisory status: full

  • Diversity and technology
  • Education and simulation
  • Gender and women’s studies
  • Health and well-being
  • Health care and nursing
  • Obesity and diet

Judy Duchscher

Supervisory status: full

  • Transition to professional practice
  • Multiple generations in the workplace
  • LEAN management in healthcare
  • Clinical cardiovascular practice
  • Grounded theory/phenomenology/DELPHI

Florriann Fehr

Supervisory status: full

  • Women’s and pediatric health
  • Student success
  • Bullying in the workplace
  • Cognitive rehearsal training inquiry
  • Phenomenology – Giorgi’s analysis

Tracy Hoot

Supervisory status: full

  • Preparing nurses for the preceptorship role
  • Internationally educated nurses
  • Community development
  • Health promotion
  • Primary health care
  • Social justice
  • Leadership in nursing
  • Board governance

Andrea Kennedy

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • Nursing education equity
  • Indigenous health equity
  • Person, family and community-centred care

Mary Kjorven

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • Nursing and Health Care Regulation
  • Advancement of Nursing Practice and CNS roles
  • Delirium
  • Continence
  • Gerontology

Star Mahara

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • Non-discriminatory education/practice
  • Indigenous new graduate transition
  • Indigenous student success
  • Culturally safe dementia care
  • Feminist and critical research

Joyce O’Mahony

Supervisory status: full

  • Community health nursing
  • Multicultural health and healthcare access
  • Postpartum depression
  • Health promotion strategies
  • Qualitative research

Catherine Ringham

Supervisory status: full

  • Leadership and mentoring in nursing
  • Qualitative research, institutional ethnography
  • Critical social perspectives
  • Health system organization
  • Neonatal and maternal/child nursing
  • Quality improvement in healthcare
  • Civility in the workplace

Steve Ross

Supervisory status: graduate course instructor


Tanya Sanders

Supervisory status: associate

  • Community health nursing
  • Indigenous health nursing
  • School health
  • Home care
  • Institutional ethnography

Darlene Sanderson

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • Traditional knowledge
  • Indigenous people’s health
  • Community capacity building
  • Water research – health and copper
  • Mixed methods research

Rani H. Srivastava

Supervisory status: full

  • Patient /family centred care
  • Leadership
  • Organizational change
  • Cultural identity, cultural competence, diversity and equity
  • Quality improvement
  • Knowledge translation
  • Ethics

Ann-Marie Urban

Supervisory status: adjunct

  • Nurses mental and physical health and well-being
  • Nursing students mental and physical health and well-being
  • Student Engagement
  • Mental Health
  • Holistic Self-care
  • Spiritual Care
  • Yoga
  • Menopause

Anila Virani

Supervisory status: full

  • Chronic disease management
  • Digital health, eHealth, mHealth
  • Online and distance education