Meet our Researchers

The Faculty of Nursing continues to push the boundaries of health sciences research. Our leaders and experts in the field are being recognized for their innovative research expertise. Research is the bedrock upon which our global reputation has been built and continues to grow.

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Research Area(s)

Research Method(s)


Amodu, Kemi Global Health/Migrant Health/Immigrant, and Women's Health

Ceci, Christine Ageing/Gerontological Health, Health Equity  Qualitative Methods, Philosophical analysis


Chamberlain, Stephanie Ageing/Gerontological Health, Healthcare Workforce, Knowledge Translation, Health Services Research Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews

Cummings, Greta Nursing/Healthcare Leadership, Ageing/Gerontological Health Quantitative Methods  780-492-0427
Dahlke, Sherry Nursing Education/Pedagogy, Ageing/Gerontological Health Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods 780-492-8232
Estabrooks, Carole

Ageing/Gerontological Health, Healthcare Workforce, Knowledge Translation, Health Services Research, Improvement Science, Implementation Science, Long-Term Care (LTC) Mixed Methods, Secondary Analyses, Process Evaluation, Bibliometric Methods, Network Analyses (780) 492-3451
Haykowsky, Mark Ageing/Gerontological Health, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease Quantitative Methods
Hunter, Kathleen Ageing/Gerontological Health, Continence, Pelvic Floor Health Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Qualitative Methods 780-492-8941
Kleib, Manal Infomatics/E-Health Literature Reviews, Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods 780-248-1422
Lemermeyer, Gillian Health Equity, Child Health, Infomatics/E-Health, Intersectionality, health ethics, relational ethics, embodied knowledge, artificial intelligence ethics in healthcare Qualitative Methods, Phenomenology
Low, Gail Ageing/Gerontological Health, Mental Health/Addictions, Quantitative Methods, Psychometrics
MacDonald, Shannon Child Health, Immunization, Infectious Disease, Health Equity Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews 780-248-1563
Meherali, Salima

Global Health/Migrant Health, Child Health, Knowledge Translation, Health Equity, Mental Health/Addictions Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews 780-248-1401
Montgomery, Carmel Ageing/Gerontological Health, Critical Illness, Cardiovascular Disease, Infomatics/E-Health, Health Economics, Frailty, Critical Illness, Advanced Nursing Practice, Health Economics Quantitative Methods 780-492-4547
Norris, Colleen

Cardiovascular Disease, Sex and Gender Science, Women's Heart Health Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews 780-492-0644
Olson, Joanne

Nursing Education/Pedagogy, Ageing/Gerontological Health, Mental Health & Addictions, Spirituality in Nursing & Health Care Qualitative Methods, Literature Reviews 780-492-6252
O'Rourke, Hannah

Ageing/Gerontological Health (specifically people living with Dementia), Care of older adults living with dementia, social connection, intervention design and evaluation Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews, Methods that are used in the development and evaluation of complex interventions (e.g., pilot, feasibility, clinical trials) 780-492-7961
Papathanassoglou, Elisavet Global Health/Migrant Health, Critical Illness, Infectious Disease, Stress research, pathophysiology, integrative medicine Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews


Park, Tanya

Nursing Education/Pedagogy, Mental Health/Addictions, Chronic Disease Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods
Paul, Pauline

Nursing Education/Pedagogy, History of Nursing, Orthopedic Nursing (joint replacements) Qualitative Methods, Historial Method 780-492-7479
Pituskin, Edith

Chronic Disease, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease Quantitative Methods and Qualitative Methods 780-492-6795
Salami, Bukola Oladunni Global Health/Migrant Health, Intersectionality, Immigrant Health, Black People's Health Qualitative Methods, Literature Reviews 780-248-1801
Salma, Jordana

Ageing/Gerontological Health, Health Equity, Intersectionality Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews 780-492-7555
Santos Salas, Anna

Health Equity, Oncology, Palliative Care Qualitative Methods 780-492-3618
Schick-Makaroff, Kara Mental Health/Addictions, Chronic Disease, Quality of Life, Chronic Kidney Disease, Patient-Reported Outcomes

Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods,  Literature Reviews

Scott, Shannon Child Health, Knowledge Translation, Patient Engagement Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Knowledge Synthesis 780-492-1037
Spiers, Jude Ageing/Gerontological Health, Healthcare Workforce, Chronic Disease, Communication and Interaction, Nursing Theory, Hidden Illness, Nurse-patient interactions, communication and relationships  Qualitative Methods 780-492-9821
Stephen, Tracey Nursing/Healthcare Leadership, Nursing Education/Pedagogy, Simulated Learning and Exam Development Quantitative Methods
Symonds-Brown, Holly Ageing/Gerontological Health, Health Equity, Mental Health/Addictions,  Qualitative Methods
Tate, Kaitlyn Nursing/Healthcare Leadership, Ageing/Gerontological Health Quantitative Methods, Literature Reviews, Qualitative Description, Content Analysis, Focused Ethnography
Temple, Bev Nursing/Healthcare Leadership, Child Health, Knowledge Translation Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods, Literature Reviews