Faculty & Staff
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.
Each week 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.
Dr. Hughes is Senior Editor (Publications) for the Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health. She is also Research Mentor for Peer 126, Horizon Health, St. John, NB and holds an appointment with the IWK Health Centre (Research Scientist, Psychiatry). Her research and publications concentrate on marginalized populations with a focus on mental health issues and are funded by a number of Federal and Provincial sources. Her research employs multiple methods (quantitative, qualitative), large administrative datasets (publicly funded health and social service data), and is interdisciplinary, community-based, and participatory in nature. Her research also includes expertise from a range of disciplines and sectors (community, government, NGO and university sectors), and integrates diverse research designs to enable a holistic exploration of phenomena.