Our People

Dal's Nursing Leaders

Dalhousie’s School of Nursing is home to respected faculty members who are among the world’s leaders in nursing research and education.

Our faculty is committed to expanding nursing knowledge, furthering practice and seeking better health care outcomes. Faculty members accomplish these goals through research, partnerships with health care stakeholders and by educating the next generation of nurses.

Featured Faculty

Each month we will highlight a member of our faculty at either of our Halifax or Yarmouth sites. Check back often to learn more about our team.

Evelyn Abudula


Prior to entry into nursing, Evelyn Abudulai obtained a Bachelor of Business Communication from Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland Australia. Following immigration to Canada from Swaziland, Southern Africa where she worked as editor of a newspaper, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, summa cum laude from McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario. She subsequently obtained a Master of Nursing from Dalhousie University.

Evelyn has twenty-four years of clinical experience in Maternal Child and Women’s Health. Her academic experience includes variously, clinical instructor, tutorial lead and sessional co-lecturer with the School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, and term lead faculty in the Practical Nursing programme, School of Health & Human Services, Nova Scotia Community College.


  • Nova Scotia College of Nursing
  • Black Nurses Association of Nova Scotia
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Rho Rho Chapter
  • Canadian Nurses Association
  • Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses