Featured Researcher

Kelly Lackie


Associate Director, Simulation-based Education and Interprofessional Education, Dalhousie University Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University School of Nursing Adjunct Professor, Acadia University School of Education Junior Scholar, Dalhousie University WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning & Research Dalhousie University Centre for Transformative Nursing and Health Research

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Dr. Kelly Lackie PhD RN CCSNE is the Associate Director of Simulation-based Education & Interprofessional Education and an Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr. Lackie is also a Junior Scholar with the WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning & Research at Dalhousie University, as well as an Adjunct Professor at Acadia University School of Education in Nova Scotia.

Dr. Lackie’s program of research sits in the discipline of interprofessional education for collaborative person-centered practice (IPECP) and focuses on a number of interrelated areas, including interprofessional education, learning, practice, and care; interprofessional simulation-based education; interprofessional collaboration and productivity; competency assessment; evidence-based decision-making; and, health systems planning.  Dr. Lackie sits on the Steering Committee of InterprofessionalResearch.Global (IPR.Global), the Global Network for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Research and co-leads the Knowledge Exchange Working Group of IPR.Global.

Research Topics:

  • Interprofessional Collaboration and Productivity
  • IP Simulation-Based Education
  • Instruction and Assessment Rubric Design
  • Competency Assessment
  • IP Learning and Evidence-Based Competency Decision-Making