Dr. Dzifa Dordunoo

Dr. Dzifa Dordunoo
Adjunct Assistant Professor.

BSc Nursing (University of Victoria), MSc Nursing (Duke University, USA), PhD (University of Maryland, USA)

Dr. Dordunoo is an Assistant Professor with the School of Nursing at the University of Victoria.

Dr. Dzifa Dordunoo earned her bachelor's degree from University of Victoria with distinction and a Master's degree from Duke University with post-master's certificates in clinical research management and teaching. Dr, Dordunno completed her doctoral education at the University of Maryland Baltimore. She has a broad clinical practice experience working on general medicine and coronary care units as well as outpatient sickle cell and heart failure clinics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was formerly faculty at the Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland. Her research interests include metal hypersensitivity, heart failure, sickle cell disease and critical care.

Dr. Dzifa serves on the following school committees:

  • BSN Curriculum committee
  • PhD Curriculum committee
  • JBI committee

Dr. Dordunno serves as academic advisor for graduate students, mentor clinical nurse leaders and doctor of practice students on various clinical issues affecting patient outcomes.

Dr. Dordunoo has a strong research interest in improving access and quality of health services. Dr. Dzifa's program of research leverages dissemination and implementation science with patient-centered lens to address factors that influence quality and safety of care and outcomes. She uses both quantitative and qualitative methodologies in my research endeavours.