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Jordana Salma, PhD, MN, RN

Assistant Professor


About Me


  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Alberta, Health and Immigration Policies and Practices Research Program (2017-2018)
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Alberta (2017)
  • MN, Nursing, University of Alberta (2009)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Honors Program, Lebanese University, Beirut (2005)


Research interests:

  • Aging & chronic disease management
  • Migration & transnationalism
  • Post-Colonial, Intersectional, & Life Course theoretical perspectives
  • Qualitative & community-based participatory research approaches


 My philosophy of teaching builds on Feminist tenets of empowerment, reciprocity, and reflexivity. I aim to create safe spaces for learning inside and outside the classroom. I am currently teaching NURS 311, Evidence-Informed Nursing Practice.