Keys, Elizabeth

Nelly Oelke

Elizabeth Keys  PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing
Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Contact Info

UBC Okanagan
1147 Research Road
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Twitter: @eKeysElizabeth

School of Nursing web:  Elizabeth Keys

  • Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
  • Adjunct Clinical Associate, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary
  • Adjunct Appointee, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University
  • Pediatric sleep
  • Parent-child interactions to promote infant and parental mental health
  • eHealth and precision health
  • Community engagement and public health nursing
  • Knowledge synthesis, integrated knowledge translation and implementation science

Feasibility testing of the ABCs of SLEEPING for Babies mobile application as an intervention to improve sleep in infants aged 6 to 12 months
Lead: Keys
Co-Is: Keating, Weiss, Corkum

Digital Parenting Interventions for Fathers of Infants from Conception to 12 months of age:  A Systematic Review
Lead: Keys
Co-Is: Tomfohr-Madsen, Xie, & Benzies

Pragmatic trial of two novel pathways for implementation of the Better Nights, Better Days (BNBD) online program to promote and protect the sleep, mental health, psychosocial wellbeing, and family resiliency of children and families during and after COVID-19 pandemic
PI: Corkum
Co-Is: Keys, Barwick, MacKenzie, Ralph, Brown, Constantin, Godbout, Gruber, Reid, Stremler, Smith, Venkat, Weiss, Witmans Collaborators: Hanlon-Dearman, Ipsiroglu, Shea
Knowledge User: Bastien (Canadian Sleep Society)
Date: 2020-2021
Funding: CIHR Operating Grant: COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery

We’re going home’: Evaluation of a father-friendly digital platform to facilitate the transition from NICU to home for parents of preterm infants
Co-Leads: Tomfohr-Madsen, Benzies
Co-Is: Keys, Shafey
Date: 2020-2023
Funding: Calgary Health Trust Newborn-Maternal Health Research Initiative (Prediction, Prevention, and interventions for Preterm birth: the P3 cohort)

Sleeping for Two: A randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia experienced during pregnancy
PI: Tomfohr-Madsen
Co-Is: Campbell, Giesbrecht, Keys, Madsen, Metcalfe, Mrklas, Williamson
Date: 2019 – 2021
Funding: CIHR Early Career Investigator Grant

Please visit for a complete list of Dr. Keys’ publications.