Tara Mantler, PhD

Tara Mantler

Associate Professor

Room 332, HSB
519 661-2111 x85541


  • MSc, PhD (Western University)
  • BHSc (Western University)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Women’s health
  • Mental Health (PTSD, Depression, Anxiety)
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Antenatal Health
  • Rural and Remote Health
  • Health Promotion

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Mantler, T., & Wolfe, B. (2017). How a Rural Shelter in Ontario is Adapting to Address the Changing Needs of women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence: A Qualitative Case study Approach. Rural and Remote Health, 17:3987, 1-13.
  • Ford-Gilboe, M., Varcoe, C., Wathen, N., Scott-Storey, K., Perrin, N., Mantler, T. (2017). Development of a Brief Measure of Intimate Partner Violence Severity: The Composite Abuse Scale (Revised)- Short Form (CASR-SF). BMJ Open
  • Jackson, K. & Mantler, T. (2016). Scoping review of the impact of intimate partner violence related post-traumatic stress disorder on antenatal and postnatal contexts, outcomes, and practices. Journal of Family Violence, 1-14
  • McWilliam, C., Ward-Griffin, C., Higuchi, K., Vingilis, E., Stewart, M., Mantler, T., & Gao, R. An evaluation of the effectiveness of engaging clients as partners in in-home care (2014). Health and Social Care in the Community, 22(2), 210-224.

Teaching Areas

  • Aging
  • Health Promotion
  • Knowledge Translation


  • Faculty of Health Sciences Part-Time Teaching Award of Excellence Western University- 2016
  • Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching Awards Committee Recognition for Teaching Excellence: 2016; 2017

Professional Activities

  • Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (Reviewer)
  • Journal of Intimate Partner Violence (Reviewer)
  • Psychological Reports (Reviewer)