Dr. Laurie Clune

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External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests injuries experienced by health professionals, health professionals, home-care, technology, qualitative.

Dr. Laurie Clune is an Associate Professor with tenure at the University of Regina, Faculty of Nursing. She has just completed a term as Associate Dean Graduate Programs and Research. Prior to moving to the Prairies, Dr. Clune was an associate professor with tenure at Ryerson University.

Dr. Clune’s academic credentials include: BA in sociology from Brescia College at the University of Western Ontario; BScN with honours from Ryerson University; MEd with a specialization in health professional education from Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto; PhD in Nursing Administration from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at University of Toronto; and a post doctoral fellowship at the Institute for Work and Health.

Dr. Clune’s research focuses on the social and contextual forces that affect the health of individuals using qualitative and mixed methods. She has been mentored in using Institutional Ethnography by Canadian Sociologist, Professor Dorothy E. Smith.

Currently, Dr. Clune’s work is substantively focused on 1) a review of Saskatchewan worker-compensation injury claims of nurses from 2000- 2013; 2) strategies to improve the health of health professionals; and 3) the hospital to home transition of patients who use technology (dialysis machines, IV pumps, etc).