Lise Olsen RN, BSN, MPH, PhD

Current Position s and Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, School of Nursing,
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Active, safe and inclusive play for children
  • Understanding how parents balance issues of risk and safety for children
  • Role of equity related factors: gender, income, disability, chronic illness
  • Injury prevention experiences of families and children living with autism

Current Research Related to the Institute's Priorities:

A review of physical activity self-management in chronic illness
PI:  Lise Olsen
Co-Is:  Kathy Rush, Ali McManus
Date:  2014
Funded by:  UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research Grant

Publications and Reports:


Olsen, L.L., Oliffe, J.L., Brussoni, M., Creighton, G. (2013). Father's views on their financial situations, father-child activities, and preventing child injuries. American Journal of Men's Health, December, 2013.


Olsen, L.L., Brussoni, M. Ishikawa, T. & Masse, L. (2013). Survey assessing father's views on protecting children from injuries and promoting their engagement with risks. Canadian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

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Lise Olsen
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Faculty of Health and Social Development
UBC Okanagan
1147 Research Road ART 164
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-9180


Lise Olsen