Skip to main content
Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing

Visiting Professorship 2012-2013: Dr. Nancy Edwards

The Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing will host visiting professor Nancy Edwards between June 3rd and 5th, 2013.


Nancy Edwards is a Full Professor in the School of Nursing, and the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa; Director of the Community Health Research Unit; Principal Scientist, Institute of Population Health; Senior Scientist, Élisabeth Bruyère Research Institute; and Academic Consultant, City of Ottawa (Public Health Services). Dr. Edwards obtained her undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Windsor and completed graduate studies in epidemiology at McMaster University and McGill University. Nancy is the holder of a CHSRF/CIHR Chair Award in Nursing (2000-2010). The focus of her award is Multiple Interventions in Community Health Nursing Care. She took up her appointment as Scientific Director for the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health in July 2008.

Some of the activities Dr. Edwards will participate include:

  • A seminar on grantsmanship for the Faculty of Community Services entitled "Using Multiple Approaches to the Design of Interventions"
  • An informal discussion about the possibilities of research with undergraduate and graduate students
  • The 6th Annual Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing Research Day keynote address: "Bridging Effectiveness Gaps Through Implementation Science:  What do context and diversity have to do with it?"