Martin-Misener, Ruth

Martin Misener Ruth

Ruth Martin-Misener, PhD, DOPN, BScN, MN

Dalhousie University

Member: Research Management Committee

Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener is an Associate Professor and founding Co-Lead of the interdisciplinary Collaborative Research in Primary Health Care (CoR-PHC) research group at Dalhousie University, and Co-Director of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Practice Nursing Research (CCAPNR) at McMaster University. She teaches in the School of Nursing and supervises doctoral and masters students. Her program of health services research uses mixed methods and integrated knowledge translation approaches to examine innovative models of team-based primary health care in community and long-term care settings with a particular focus on nursing roles. She has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as numerous reports. For the past 20 years she has been actively involved with implementation of the nurse practitioner role serving on many provincial and national committees related to nurse practitioner education, practice and regulation.