D’Souza, Melba

Brian Dalton

Melba D’Souza PhD, MPhilN, MScN, BScN, CMSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Thompson Rivers University

Contact Info

Thompson Rivers University

email:  mdsouza@tru.ca

TRU web:  visit website

  • Registered Nurse, British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives
  • Registered Nurse, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of British Columbia
  • Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse, Canadian Nurses Association
  • Canadian Certified Nurse Educator, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
  • Participatory action research and intersectionality using mixed methods in social contexts of adults living with cancer, caregivers, and healthcare professionals;
  • Moving beyond transition to advance psychosocial oncology for a better quality of life.
  • Access to health care and health equity
  • Health promotion behaviours and self-management
  • Patient engagement in care in chronic illness and cancer
  • Health Research Cluster Fund Grant: Predictive utilization of healthcare and supportive services for women living with breast cancer in British Columbia for enhancing policy, innovation, and synergy.
  • SSHR Xchange Grant: Knowledge Mobilization: Community Engagement and Knowledge Translation Summit on Emotional Wellness and Navigation Services for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers.
  • Internal Research Fund – Knowledge Synthesis: A Systematic Review on Breast Cancer Survivorship and Support for Immigrant Women with Breast Cancer.
  • Health Research Cluster Grant – Clinical Research: The Financial Burden and Outcomes of Existing Oncological Care in Kamloops B.C. and Alternative Prophylactic Patient Engagement and Care Examination. A Breast Cancer Case Study.

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