Current Chairholder

PhotoMarilyn Ford-Gilboe

BScN (Windsor), MScN (Toronto), PhD (Wayne State)

Professor, Faculty Scholar
Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Echo Chair in Rural Women's Health Research

Office: Room H37 - Health Sciences Addition
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 86603

Personal website

Research Interests

  • Health, health inequities and capacities of women and families, particularly those living in conditions of marginalization
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Trauma (health, social and economic consequences; health care responses; effectiveness of services and interventions; women’s experiences in diverse social contexts)
  • Rural Women’s health
  • Testing Innovative, Complex Primary Health Care, Community Health and Population Health Interventions
  • Developmental Model of Health and Nursing – empowerment oriented family and community health nursing approaches

Research Affiliations

Teaching Areas

  • Women’s Health
  • Philosophy of Nursing Science
  • Foundations of Health Promotion and Healing
  • Feminist and Critical Research

Graduate Student Supervision

  • Master's
  • PhD

Students Currently Under Supervision


  • Alhalal, Eman (PhD)
  • Broughton, Sharon (PhD)
  • Burnett, Camille Joy Rhodell (PhD) - Examining the Effects of Policies on the Delivery of Shelter Services to Women who have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence
  • Jaradat, Diana (PhD)
  • Colquhoun, Rachel (MScN)

Thesis Advisory Committee Member

  • Edmunds, Kathryn Ann (PhD)
  • Elford, Lauren (MScN)

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Echo Chairholder

Marilyn Ford-Gilboe
Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

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