Human & Social Development

Health Information Science

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Elizabeth Borycki
Professor

Analysis of health care systems, information technologies in healthcare, patient safety 250-472-5432

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Karen Courtney
Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor
eHealth, community dwelling older adults, patient engagement, palliative care, health promotion and health information technology ethics

250-721-8599

 

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Nursing

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Anastasia A. Mallidou
Assistant Professor

Health services research, knowledge translation, leadership and health services management, research education, healthy habits, policy uptake 250-472-5663

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Bernie Pauly

Associate Professor

Substance use, homelessness, health equity, social determinants of health, harm reduction, mixed methods, critical and participatory methodologies

250-472-5915

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Debra J. Sheets
Associate Professor

Gerontological nursing, technology in home care, caregiving, arts in health care, frailty

250-853-3947

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Laurene Sheilds
Professor; Adjunct,
Public Health & Social Policy

People’s experiences of health and illness, social determinant factors of health, health and spirituality, narrative approaches to inquiry and practice 250-721-8572

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Kelli Stajduhar
Professor

Palliative and end of life care, family care, health and aging, structurally vulnerable population, health equity, health services and health policy 250-721-7487

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Lynne Young
Associate Professor

Heart-health initiatives 250-472-5678

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Public Health and Social Policy

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Nathan Lachowsky

Assistant Professor

Community based research, health equity, marginalized populations, social and behavioural epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, sexual health and substance use, sexual orientation and gender identity

250-472-5739

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Charlotte Loppie
 
Director SDH and Professor PHSP

Social determinants of Indigenous peoples' health and wellness; sexual and reproductive health across the lifespan; sexual diversity; sex trade work; HIV/AIDS; the construction of female sexuality

250-472-5451

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Pamela Moss
Professor

Chronic illness, disability, feminism, methods, maylgic encephalomyelitis, PTSD among veterans

250-721-6297

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Michael J. Prince
Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy

Politics of health care, federal-provincial relations, disability issues, social policy in Canada

250-721- 8043

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Karen Urbanoski
Assistant Professor

Substance use, addiction, treatment systems, health and social services

250-853-3238

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Ziba Vaghri
Assistant Professor

Social determinants of health, early child development, child development, child rights, indicators as a monitoring tool

250-472-4900
 
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Catherine A. Worthington 
Professor

HIV prevention and care, health services access, social work and health, social-structural drivers of health, community-based research, program evaluation

250-472-4709

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Child and Youth Care

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Jessica Ball
Professor

Indigenous People's health, child development 250-472-4128

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Jennifer White
Associate Professor

Youth mental health, suicide prevention, community wellness, professional ethics

250-721-7986

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Social Work

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Patricia MacKenzie
Associate Professor; Graduate Studies

Health care, aging, interdisciplinary practice and rural communities

250-721-8036

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Susan Strega
Professor

Violence against women; gender; masculinity; qualitative poststructural; research; methodologies

250-721-8333

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Bruce Wallace

Associate Professor

Community based research, substance use, homelessness, poverty and structural inequities, health equity, oral health equity and dentistry

250-721-6275

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Indigenous Governance

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Taiaiake Alfred
Professor; Graduate Advisor, Indigenous Governance Program
Indigenous resurgence, enviromental contamination and the effects on Indigenous culture, restoration of land-based practices.

250-721-6439

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Jeff Corntassel
Associate Professor; Director, Indigenous Governance Program

Indigenous resurgence, land-based practices, self-determination, community health and well-being.

250-721-6440

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Devi Mucina
Assistant Professor
Decolonizing Indigenous Masculinities, Indigenous fathering and other-fathering, Indigenous African philosophies, and using Ubuntu oralities and disability studies to understand the social memory of Indigenous children.

250-721-8098

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