Research affiliates

Name

IALH Research Clusters

Area

Contact

Benoit, Cecilia

Professor

Department of Sociology

Health Policy

social equity and social justice; health and occupational-based stigmas; stigma and resiliency; community-based research; intersectionality

250-721-7578

website

Borycki, Elizabeth

Professor

Health Information Science

Director of the Social Dimensions of Health Program and Director of the Health and Society Program

Health and Technology

health management, organization, and strategy; disease management, respirology, and geriatrics; nursing informatics and the effect of technology upon nurses' work; evaluation of the impact of information technology in health care; clinical informatics

250-472-5432

website

Branzan Albu, Alexandra 

Associate Professor

Faculty of Engineering

Health and Technology

computer vision; medical imaging; virtual reality; modelling and simulation

250-721-8681

website

Bruce, Anne

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

Frail Elderly and End of Life

End-of-life care; nursing services; nursing education; contemplative practices in health care

250-721-6463

website

Chappell, Neena

Professor Emerita

Sociology

Health and Healthy Habits;

Healthy Policy

caregiving to older adults; care for people with dementia; aging and ethnicity; quality and cost-effectiveness of community-based home and residential care; Canadian health care restructuring and reform

Office: R Hut 140d

250-472-4465

website

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Christie, Brian

Associate Professor

Division of Medical Sciences

Cogintive Health;

Health and technology;

Health and Healthy Habits

Effects of exercise on the human brain

250-472-4244

website

Cloutier, Denise

Associate Professor

Department of Geography

Cognitive Heath;


Health and Technology;


Health and Healthy Habits;


Frail Elderly and End of Life;


Health Policy

healthy aging; the continuum of care; aging in place; health care reform or restructuring; vulnerable populations; aging in small, rural, and remote communities

Office: R Hut 135e

250-721-6289

website

    Con, Adam

Assistant Professor

School of Music

Cognitive Health;

Health and Healthy Habits;

Frail Elderly and End of Life

Tai Chi Chuan practice and neuroscience research; how neuroscience related to motor neuron

website

Deckha,Maneesha

Associate Professor

Faculty of Law

Health and Healthy Habits;

Frail Elderly and End of Life

health law and bioethics; critical animal studies and animal law; feminist analysis of law; law and culture, and law society

250-721-8175

website

Downey, Angela

Associate Professor

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business

Health and Heathy Habits; 

Health Policy

Health promotion; accounting; finance; and worksite wellness

250-721-6113

website

Gallagher, Elaine

Professor Emeritus

School of Nursing

Health and Healthy Habits

gerontology; health promotion; community development; elder abuse; falls among the elderly.

website

Garcia-Barrera Mauricio

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

clinical neuropsychology; executive functioning; concussions; neuroimaging

250-472-5067

website

Research site

Gawryluk, Jodie

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health;

Health and Technology;

Health and Healthy Habits

identification of brain changes--functional or structural--that occur earliest in the Alzheimer's disease process; and, how such changes relate to cognitive ability; clinical neuropsychology; neuroimaging

250-721-7549

website

Hayes, Michael

Professor

School of Public Health and Social Policy

Health and Healthy Habits;

Health Policy

health inequities; disability; public policy; obesity; health literacy; population health promotion

250-853-3108

website

Hofer, Scott

Director of the Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health, Professor, Mohr Chair in Adult Development and Aging

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

identification and explanation of individual differences in developmental and aging-related processes; analysis and evaluation of longitudinal and life course studies; intensive measurement designs; developments in research methodology focused on measurement and analysis of change

Office: R Hut 107

250-853-3862

website

Hultsch, David

Professor Emeritus

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

cognitive and personality development during adulthood and aging

250-721-6108

Hundza, Sandra

Associate Professor

School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Cognitive Health;

Health and Technology;

Health and Healthy Habits

neural control of human movement; neural control of limbs and trunk during walking with aging, after injury (e.g., stroke), and with disease; rehabilitation and assistive devices and technologies related to mobility

Office: MCK 134

250-721-8387

website

Hunter, Michael

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

theory of statistical inference; multivariate statistical methods

250-721-7530

website

Kluge, Eike-Henner

Professor

Department of Philosophy

Health Policy

biomedical, professional, and information ethics

250-721-7519

website

Kobayashi, Karen

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology

Health and Healthy Habits

sociology of aging, ethnicity, and immigrant status; family dynamics and intergenerational relationships; health and illness; long-term care; dementia; research design

250-721-7574

website

Research site

Kodar, Freya

Associate Professor

Faculty of Law

Health Policy

pensions, debtor, and creditor relations; social welfare law; feminist analysis of law; torts

250-721-8190

website

Kuehne, Valerie

Professor and Vice-President Academic and Provost

School of Child and Youth Care

Health and Healthy Habits

intergenerational caregiving; child development and human development through the life course; multidisciplinary practice with children and families

250-472-5477

website

Kuo, Alex Mu-Hsing

Health and Technology

Health and Technology

kuo@uvic.ca

250-472-4300

website

Kushniruk, Andre

Professor

Health Information Science

Health and Technology 

Evaluation of the use and usability of information systems; design and evaluation methodologies; eHealth and telemedicine; consumer informatics; cognitive aspects of decision support systems

250-472-5132

website

Lai, David Chuenyan

Professor Emeritus

Department of Geography

Health Policy

Chinatowns—power structure and leadership; overseas Chinese and development of Chinatowns; urbanization and industrialization of China; historical geography of China

250-721-6369

website

MacDonald, Stuart

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

patterns and predictors of cognitive decline in the healthy elderly; developmental transition between primary and secondary aging

250-472-5297

website

MacKenzie, Patricia

Associate Professor

School of Social Work

Health and Health Habits

health care; aging; interdisciplinary practice; rural communities

250-721-4698

website

Mallidou, Anastasia

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

Cognitive Health;

Health and Healthy Habits;

Health Policy

Health services research; knowledge translation; leadership for shaping effective and efficient healthcare systems

250-472-5663

website

Masson, Michael

Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

memory and cognition

250-721-7536

website

Mateer, Catherine

Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

cognitive rehabilitation; brain organization for attention, language, memory, and praxis; clinical/research studies related to traumatic brain injury, dementia and cerebrovascular disease; electrophysiological and evoked potential correlates of cognitive ability in clinical populations

250-721-7012

website

McDonald, Carol

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Health and Healthy Habits

the socio-political context of women’s health; in particular, the experiences of underserved groups such as older women and lesbian women; feminist hermeneutics and interpretive inquiry

250-472-5280

website

McGowan, Patrick

Professor

School of Public Health and Social Policy

Health and Healthy Habits

self-management health education programs for persons experiencing chronic health conditions

Office: 210-4907 Chisholm St, Ladner

604-940-3574

website

McIntyre, Marjorie

Professor Emeritus

School of Nursing

Health and Healthy Habits

theoretical challenges in nursing; feminist and hermeneutic explorations in relation to women’s health issues

website

Moreau, Jeannine

Senior Instructor

School of Nursing

Health and Healthy Habits

critical discourse analysis; women's health; feminism and postmodernism; nursing education; gerontology and ageism

250-721-7959

website

Mosk, Carl

Professor

Department of Economics

Health Policy

The terms of trade; human development and the biological standard of living; economic geography of the Pacific Northwest: historical and contemporary aspects

250-721-6484

website

Moss, Pamela

Professor

Studies in Policy and Practice

Health and Healthy Habits

body politics; women with chronic illness; theories of body and embodied theories; women's health; feminist research methodologies; autobiographical writing; contested illness; disabling subjectivities; alternative healing practices; chronic fatigue syndrome; veterans with PTSD

250-721-6297

website

Penning, Margaret J.

Professor

Department of Sociology

Frail Elderly and End of Life

social support, informal and formal care in relation to chronic illness and disability; mental health and well-being; impact of structural inequalities on health and health care; Canadian health care restructuring and reform

250-721-6573

website

Piccinin, Andrea

Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

Life-span development; developmental research methods

250-853-3861

website

Price, Morgan

Adjunct Professor

Computer Science; Division of Medical Sciences

Health and Technology

eHealth; Electronic Health Records; consumer eHealth; decision support; safer medication management; action research methods; continuity of care

250-472-5899

website

Prince, Michael

Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy

Studies in Policy and Practice

Health and Healthy Habits

trends in social policy, past, present, and in the next generations; federal-provincial relations; aboriginal governance; policy making in the community

250-721-8043

website

Purkis, Mary Ellen

ethnographic studies of nursing practice;criticall exploration of the organizational context of nursing practice; home care nursing; ambulatory care nursing; health promotion

emmie@uvic.ca

Rhodes, Ryan

Associate Director of the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health

Professor

School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Health and Healthy Habits

exercise adherence; intervention strategies to promote physical activity; social cognitive theories of exercise behavior change; personality and exercise behavior; exercise and quality of life; exercise among special populations

250-721-8384

website

Rutman, Deborah

Adjunct Professor

School of Social Work

Health and Healthy Habits

family and child well-being and services; community development and social planning; caregiving; adult capacity and guardianship issues

250-721-8202

website

Sager, Eric W

Health Policy Canadian history, labour history, family history

wsager@uvic.ca

website 

Sheets, Debra

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Health and Technology;

Health and Healthy Habits; 

Frail Elderly and End of Life;

Health Policy

gerontology and geriatric nursing; healthy aging; family caregivers; evaluation; geriatric nursing education; end-of-life care

250-853-3947

website

Skelton, Ronald

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

cognitive neuroscience; recovery of function after traumatic brain injury; spatial learning and memory; virtual environments

250-721-8711

website

Smart, Colette

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

understanding the neural mechanisms underlying meditation practice in healthy and clinical populations; neural and neuropsychometric correlates of everyday functioning in older adults

250-853-3997

website

Smith, André

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology

Cognitive Health

Health and illness; dementia care; health policy; mental illness; qualitative methodologies; aging; and social inequality

250-721-7583

website

Stajduhar, Kelli

Professor

School of Nursing

Health and Technology;

Frail Elderly and End of Life

palliative and end-of-life care; family caregiving; home care; HIV/AIDS; oncology; vulnerable and marginalized populations; gerontology; health services research; qualitative and quantitative research methods; mixed method study design; collaborative, participatory research

Office: R Hut 129

250-721-7487

website

Stephenson, Peter

Professor Emeritus

Department of Anthropology

communal societies (Hutterites); planned communities (Netherlands); health care and research methods employed in vulnerable communities (elderly, indigenous peoples, refugees)

250-721-7351

website

Tuokko, Holly

Professor

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Health

clinical neuropsychology; clinical aging; older driver safety; cognitive impairment including dementia; everyday competence

Office: R Hut 110

250-472-5269

website

Warburton, Rebecca

Associate Professor

School of Public Administration

Health and Technology;

Frail Elderly and End of Life;

Health Policy

error reduction and patient safety in health care, evidence-based medicine, evidence-based public policy and healthy public policy, economic evaluation methods, health care technology assessment, population health, socioeconomic determinants of health, child poverty, children in care, impact of medical premiums on access to care, and the importance of public administration of medicare

250-721-8066

website

Wu, Zheng

Professor

Department of Sociology

Health and Healthy Habits

family demography; immigration; social gerontology; sociology of mental health; quantitative methods

250-721-7576

website

Young, Lynne

Professor

School of Nursing

Health and Health Habits;

Frail Elderly and End of Life

family health promotion research; heart health; program evaluation; complex health challenges

250-472-5678

website

Zehr, E. Paul

Professor, MSFHR Biomedical Research Scholar

School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Cognitive Health;

Health and Technology;

Health and Healthy Habits

neural control of human movement after stroke and spinal cord injury; arm and leg coordination during walking; enhancing neuroplasticity, biomechanics, motor behavior, and exercise physiology

250-721-8379

website