Dr. Martha MacLeod

Professor, School of Nursing
Professor, School of Health Sciences
Northern Health - UNBC Knowledge Mobilization Research Chair
Co-Lead - UNBC Health Research Institute

Martha MacLeod comes from a professional and practice background in nursing management and continuing education. She has been at UNBC since 1994. She is currently the Northern Health – UNBC Knowledge Mobilization Research Chair and Co-Leader of the UNBC Health Research Institute. Martha is in the School of Nursing and is cross-appointed to the School of Health Sciences. Martha teaches in the areas of leadership, qualitative research, knowledge development and moving evidence into practice. Her research, broadly speaking, takes a qualitative approach to examining health services and health human resources, particularly in rural and northern settings. Martha has published and presented widely on rural and northern nursing issues, nursing practice, nursing education, knowledge translation, and network development.

As Knowledge Mobilization Research Chair, Martha is exploring how knowledge can be developed and taken up in practice in complex rural and remote health systems. In doing this, she is working with the Strategic Patient Oriented Research Northern Centre in supporting the development of research that engages rural and northern persons, their families and communities. Currently, Martha is leading a national study of rural and remote nursing. She has a longstanding partnered research program with BC's Northern Health Authority and is currently investigating the processes of system transformation in primary health care. She is active in national, provincial and regional multidisciplinary research and knowledge translation networks.

Currently, Martha is leading a national study of rural and remote nursing. She has a longstanding partnered research program with BC's Northern Health Authority and is currently investigating the processes of system transformation in primary health care. She is active in national, provincial and regional multidisciplinary research and knowledge translation networks.

Contact Information

E-mail: macleod@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6507
Office: 10-1514

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