Dr. Angela Downey
Associate Professor; Accounting
BMgt, University of Lethbridge; MSc, University of Saskatchewan; PhD, University of Western Ontario; CMA, Alberta; FCMA, Canada
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- Health Promotion
- Worksite Wellness
Angela Downey is an associate professor of accounting at the University of Victoria and has been researching worksite health promotion for nearly two decades. In addition Dr. Downey is a health economist examing the financial implications of changes in health treatments and service delivery models.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Lethbridge, a master of science degree in accounting from the University of Saskatchewan and a PhD in management accounting and control from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Downey was made a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants in 2003.
*Higuchi, K., Downey, A., Davies, B., Bajnok, I. & Waggott, M. (Forthcoming). Using the NHS sustainability framework to understand the activities and resource implications of Canadian nursing guideline early adopters, Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Kelley, H., Chiasson, M., Downey, A. & Pacaud, D. (2011). The clinical impact of eHealth on the self-management of diabetes: A double adoption perspective. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 12(3), 1-26.
Ploeg, J., Skelly, J., Rowan, M., Edwards, N., Davies, B., Grinspun, D., Banjnok, I., Downey, A. (2010). The role of nursing best practice champions in diffusing practice guidelines: A mixed methods study. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 7(4), 238-251.
- 2011 International Award recipient of the Best of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. Dr. Downey and her research colleagues received this award for their research entitled: The Role of Nursing Best Practice Champions in Diffusing Practice Guidelines: A Mixed Methods Study
Dr. Angela Downey's research focus is prevention in health in corporate wellness programs, and the health care system. In this Faces of UVic Research video, she discusses workplace health policies making healthy food less expensive than unhealthy foods, and the money saved in the prevention of pressure ulcers or bedsores in hospitals.