C. Nadine Wathen, PhD

Nadine Wathen

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Mobilizing Knowledge on Gender-Based Violence

Room 2307, FNB
519 661-2111 x88480
nwathen@uwo.ca

Education

  • PhD (University of Western Ontario)
  • MA (University of Western Ontario)
  • BA (Dalhousie University)

Academic Appointments

  • Research Scholar, Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children, Faculty of Education
  • Cross-appointments: Health Information Science, Faculty of Information & Media Studies; & Faculty of Education, Western University
  • Affiliate appointment: Department of Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, Western University

Research Interests

  • Gender-based Violence
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Knowledge Mobilization
  • Public Policy
  • Health Information & Communication

Additional Information

Current Projects

Visit http://nadinewathen.ca/research for additional projects.

  • Wathen, C.N., Canas, E. (co-PIs), Mantler, T., Rodger, S., Ford-Gilboe, M., Smye, V. Violence Against Women Services in a Pandemic: Mobilizing Research to Effect Change. SSHRC Connections Grant. $30,347 (2020-2021). https://gtvincubator.uwo.ca/vawservicespandemic/
  • Wathen, C.N. (PI), Ford-Gilboe, M., Rodger, S., Mantler, T., Rodger, J., Trudell, A.L. (Co-PIs). Violence Against Women Services: What Can COVID-19 Teach Us, and Are We Willing to Learn? Research Western Catalyst Grant – Surviving Pandemics (internal). $48,363 (2020-2021). https://gtvincubator.uwo.ca/vawservicespandemic/
  • Varcoe, C., Browne, A., Bungay, V., Wathen, C.N (co-PIs). Pathways to Care for People Who Use Drugs: Equipping Health Care to Tackle Stigma, Discrimination and Inequity, Public Health Agency of Canada. RFP: Supporting Pathways to Care for People Who Use Drugs. $794,612 (2020-2022). https://equiphealthcare.ca/

Featured Projects and Publications

Visit http://nadinewathen.ca for more current and past projects and publications.

  • Wathen, C.N., Varcoe, C.M. (Eds). (Forthcoming). Implementing Trauma- and Violence-Informed Care: A Handbook for Health & Social Services. University of Toronto Press.
  • Wathen C. N., MacGregor, J.C.D., MacQuarrie, B.J. (2016). The relationship between intimate partner violence, work, and health. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-16. online January 19, 2016. DOI: 10.1177/0886260515624236
  • Wathen C. N., MacGregor, J.C.D., MacQuarrie, B.J. (2015). The impact of domestic violence in the workplace: results from a pan-Canadian survey. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 57(7): e65-71. DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000499.

Recent Publications

Research Affiliations

Teaching Areas

  • Violence gender and health
  • Social contexts of health information
  • Interdisciplinary issues in health information science
  • Systematic review methodology

Examples of Graduate Student Theses/Dissertations Supervised

  • Selinda Berg, PhD 2008- 2018 Expertise, Mediation, and Technological Surrogacy: A Mixed Method Critical Analysis of a Point of Care Evidence Resource, FIMS-LIS, UWO [joint supervisor with R. Harris]. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/5183/
  • Eugenia Canas, PhD 2013-2019 Working with Youth as Stakeholders in Mental Health System Transformation: An Institutional Ethnography of a Service Organization HIS Program, FIMS, UWO [joint supervisor with H. Berman]. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/6327/
  • Tanaz Javan, 2015- ongoing. PhD-HIS Program, FIMS, UWO. Organizational Implementation of Trauma- and Violence-Informed Care: A Case Study Analysis [chief supervisor].
  • Sandy Beyrem, 2018-2020. Masters in Health Information Science (MRP): Trauma- and Violence-Informed Care (TVIC) Workshop Evaluation (Interview Phase).
  • Jessica Carswell, 2018-20. Masters in Health Information Science (Thesis): Fostering a Trauma- and Violence-Informed Community: Developing Strategies to Inform Public Education Content.
  • Christine Garinger, 2013-14, Masters in Health Information Science (Thesis): The Clinic Narrative: A Multiple Case Study of Integrated Knowledge Translation and Equity-Oriented Primary Health Care. Chief supervisor.

Awards

  • Canada Research Chair in Mobilizing Knowledge on Gender-Based Violence, SSHRC, Tier 1 (2019-26)
  • Member, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Royal Society of Canada (2015-22)
  • Western Faculty Scholar, Faculty of Information & Media Studies, UWO (2014-16)
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Information & Media Studies, UWO (2011)
  • New Investigator Award - Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) (Open Competition) & CIHR/Ontario Women’s Health Council (5-year salary award, 2007-2012)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship – CIHR Open Competition & CIHR/Ontario Women’s Health Council (2-year salary award; 2004-06)

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Board of Directors, London InterCommunity Health Centre (2018-2)
  • Member, Board of Directors, London InterCommunity Health Centre (2014-18)
  • Member, Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (2010-ongoing)