Dr. Kirsten Woodend
RN, BScN (Ottawa), MSc (Ottawa), PhD (Toronto)
Dr. Woodend has held academic administrative positions (Dean, Associate Dean, Director) at both Ottawa and Trent Universities. Her nursing career began in cardiovascular intensive care, and she has since worked in clinical research, public health, and academia. Dr. Woodend is author/co-author on 62 peer-reviewed publications and 171 peer-reviewed conference papers and has received more than $15 million in external funding as an investigator or co-investigator. She is a member of the Executive of the Trent Centre for Aging and Society, an active volunteer in her community and past President and present Treasurer of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.
Areas of Interest
Aging persons; Chronic disease management and self-management; Health systems
Current Research Projects
- Self-Management for People with Osseointegration
- Evaluation of Peer Visiting in persons with amputation
- Preparation of IENs for practice in Ontario
Woodend, A.K., Thibeault, C., Lemonde, M., McCabe, J. (editors) (2022). Leadership for Nurses in Clinical Settings, Peterborough, ON. Available from https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/nursingleadership/
Woodend, A.K. (2021). Climbing back into the world (poem). Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation. https://www.jhrehab.org/2019/11/13/climbing-back-into-the-world/
Woodend, K. (2019). Transition to NCLEX: Reflections from a CASN past-president. Nursing Leadership. 32(4): 22-29.
- Accepting graduate students (2023-2024)
- Accepting honours thesis students (2023-2024)