Joan Tranmer

Queen's University, Canada

Joan Tranmer is a Career Investigator supported by the Ontario Women’s Health Council and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing and Community Health and Epidemiology at Queen’s University. She is also a Senior Scientist at the Queen’s Practice and Research in Nursing (PRN) Group, a Coinvestigator at the Centre for Health Services Policy Research (Queen’s), Centre for Studies in Primary Care Research (Queen’s), and the Nursing Health Services Research Unit (University of Toronto site). She received her Ph.D. degree in nursing in 1999 from the University of Toronto, and her M.S. degree in 1992, and B.N.S. degree in 1975 from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. Previous to joining Queen’s School of Nursing as a Full-Time Faculty Member in 2005, she worked at Kingston General Hospital in a variety of clinical and leadership positions. Tranmer has an active research program focused on systematic examination and gender-based analyses of patient and system outcomes of relevance to the care of persons living with chronic cardiovascular and cancer conditions, and on the development and testing of nurse led health care delivery models designed to optimize the care of individuals with these complex conditions. A second research focus is on the understanding of the relationships between work related factors and cardiovascular health in women. Tranmer’s research is funded by a number of peer-reviewed sources and her work has been published widely.

Biography Updated on 16 January 2011

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