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Dr. Aroha Page

Dr. Aroha Page
Dr. Aroha Page
Faculty of Applied & Professional Studies - School of Nursing, Adjunct Professor
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Dr. Aroha Page is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, at Nipissing University since 2004. An International nurse she has nursed and taught in W. Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, USA, and Canada. She has an avid interest in teaching future nurses the relevance of eHealth nursing informatics in the health care sector. As a public health nurse she has held leadership positions such as:

Nursing Practice: Program Director RN/BScN-University of Hong Kong, Director of Nursing and Manager of Primary Health Care in Australia-Christmas Island, Deputy-DON-Community Health Pilbara Region WA, International-ICN-Rural & Remote Committee 2005-2015+​

Nursing Research: Senior Clinical Breast Cancer Research Nurse –NIH-at Mt Zion and UCSF Hospitals, Senior Nurse Researcher Consultant, Institute of Health & Aging San Francisco, Data Manager Low Birth Weight Infants and Tactile Index Study NIH UCSF Study.

Nursing Education: local, regional, national, and international committees such as the CASN Chair PEOLC, CASN Standing Committee of Research & Scholarship, CASN PEOLC Chair, Peer Leader Digital Health-CASN/Infoway, CNO Academic Advisory Committee. She has taught and been an MScN Supervisor, Thesis Committee member in Nipissing University, San Francisco State University, UNB Fredericton and University of Windsor.

Nursing Awards Recipient: such as Canada Infoway/CASN eHealth Faculty award (2013), Sigma Theta Tau, Inaugural PhD Scholarship Western Australia.

Community Committees: North Bay Cancer Society Advisory Committee, First Nations Health & Wellness Committee, NNPCN- Board of Directors.​


BA, University of Western Australia;
BScN, Curtin University of Technology;
Grad Dip Health Sci-Curtin University,Western Australia
M.Phil(N), Massey University;
PhD, University of California at San Francisco;

Areas of Specialization:

  • ​Community health nursing
  • Palliative care and end-of-life issues
  • Nursing informatics and e-health
  • Nurse leadership
  • Nursing research
  • Nursing history

Research Interests:

  • Cultural women's health issues - breast cancer screening, qualitative and quantitative methods (multiple regression model)
  • PanFlu (qualitative/quantitative)
  • Obesity reduction
  • Nursing history (Florence Nightingale,WW1 Nurses)
  • eHealth
  • Interprofessional Teams

Current & Future Research:

  • 2015(In process developing proposal) PI-with Team. Application of ECARGO Model for exploring optimal permutations of Staffing Mix in NBRHC
  • Ongoing Florence Nightingale Letters research with Dr. Lynn McDonald and WW1 Nurse
  • MOHLTC Proposal Co-PI with Haibin Zhu- Online Auction-Based Scheduling by Role Assignment (Past and Future plan)
  • 2010-2012-IRG/NU PanFlu and Students beliefs re: Vaccinations
  • 2014-16-IRG/NU Co-Invesitigator-K.Karvinen-PI-A knowledge translation strategy for enhancing physical activity counselling among nurses.
  • The Use of Complementary and Alternate Medicine in the Elderly: A Qualitative Study of Senior people residing in Finlandia Village, Sudbury. Co-Invesitgator (HSN, AMRIC)-PI Dr. F. Diaz-Mitoma
  • Co-Investigator Cancer Society Ontario(North Bay Region)-Pilot Project-Enhancing Volunteer Engagement​


​​Chapter 27 (2016 in process) Contributing author: Leadership, Management and Delegation In Kozier, Ferguson, L. and Buck, M., Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice, 4th Edition

CNO-Academic Adisory Committee contributor,Teaching Professionlaism Resource (2015)

2014/01-Contributing Author CASN Scholarship Position Statement WWW.CASN.CA Website

I. Banjok et al Page, A. (Co-Author-Contributor) Faculty Educator Recourse Kit: Integrating eHealth into the Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum. RNAO https://rnao.box.net/shared/f5hn7e9gl8d6ckebb0uy

Carter, L., Salyers,V. and Page, A. Highly Relevant Mentoring (HRM) as a Faculty Development Model for Web-Based Instruction - Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology. Published Winter, 2012

Seigert, D., Page A., -Caring for Children with Special Needs in Schools: International Comparisons in Canada Representations Journal 7 (pp106-118)

Co-Author, Page, A., “The impact of Cultural and Familial Context on Behavioural And Emotional Problems of pre-school Latino Children.” Child Psychiatry and Human Development. 29 (4).

Co-Author, Page, A., “Defining and Redefining Women’s Work”. Gender & Society,11,(3)

Page, A., “Primary Health Care Initiatives in Christmas Island.” Australian Nurses Journal March.18 (11) 19

“Language as an Indicator of Preventive Practice.” New Zealand Nurses Journal. September 22

Historical Research on New Zealand War Nurses. Praxis.1 (3), 25-9. Massey University Press. New Zealand​

Courses Taught:

  • ​​NURS 3006 Nursing Theory
  • NURS 3026 Clinical Family Nursing
  • NURS 3036 Transcultural Nursing
  • NURS 4006 Nursing Informatics
  • NURS 4007 Nursing Leadership & Management
  • NURS 4016 Nursing Research
  • NURS 4017 Nursing Trends and Issues
  • NURS 4057 Palliative and End-of-Life Care Issues
  • NURS 2047 Professional Nursing
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