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Carla Hilario, RN, PhD

Assistant Professor


About Me

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia
  • MSN, University of British Columbia
  • BSN, University of British Columbia

Appointment Start Date: August 2018


Areas and Interests

  • Youth mental health and well-being
  • Community-engaged research, implementation science
  • Intersectionality, critical masculinities, and gender relations
  • Migration, transnationalism, and racisms

Current Research Projects

2018-2019 | Nominated PI: Stakeholder Perspectives on the Mental Health and Well-Being of Newcomer Young Men in Canada. Funding: Pathways to Prosperity, SSHRC Partnership Grant.

2017-2022 | Co-Investigator: Linking Hearts: Advancing Mental Health Care of University Students Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration: An Implementation Research Study. Funding: CIHR & National Natural Science Foundation of China GACD Mental Health Canada-China Team Grant. Nominated PI: Josephine Wong (Ryerson).

2017-2019 | Co-Investigator: Voices of Children and Youth: Community Injury Prevention through Visual Storytelling and Intervention in the First Nations Community of Akwesasne. Funding: CIHR Project Grant. Nominated PI: Ian Pike (UBC).


I am co-teaching NURS 506 Program Planning and Design in Health Promotion in Fall 2018. In Spring 2019, I will be co-teaching NURS 222 Indigenous Health.