Oelke, Nelly

Nelly Oelke

Nelly Oelke  PhD, RN

Associate Professor

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

Contact Info

UBC Okanagan
1088 Discovery Avenue  RHS 118
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-9880
email:  nelly.oelke@ubc.ca

web:  visit website

  • Associate Professor, School of Nursing,
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
  • Scientific Director, Rural Coordination Centre of British Columbia
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health services research
  • Primary care and primary healthcare systems
  • Optimizing nursing roles in primary healthcare settings
  • Inter-professional collaborative practice
  • Evaluation and measurement of outcomes
  • Primary healthcare for Aboriginal populations

Developing a research program on using a restorative approach to address secondary harm to patients, families and clinicians after adverse events in our healthcare system 
Co-PIs: Nelly Oelke, A. Kooijman
Co-Is: Devin, H., McRae, G., Wailing, J., Kossey, S., Robson, R., Morrison, B., MacLure, M., MacDonald, F. Aubin, D., Llewellyn, J., Canfield, C. Prowse, D., Krause, D., Byrd, J., Nicklin, W., Gustafson, D., Fontaine, A., Puddester, D., Young, A., and Sidorchuk, R.Date: 2021-2022
Funded by: MSFHR (C2 Grant)

Building resilient communities: Understanding the mental health impacts of climate change events
PI: Nelly Oelke
Co-Is: Airth L, Banner D, Bourque-Bearskin L, Buse C, Dalton H, Fournier B, Janmaat J, Kurtz D, Perkins D, Pollock S, Szostak C, Woolard R
Date: 2020 – 2021
Funded by: Inter-University Research Collaborations: Rural, Regional and Remote Communities Grants

Rural Health Equity through Social Enterprise and Technology Synergies (RHE-SETS)
Co-Leads:  Rush, K., Li, E.
Co-Is:  Currie, L., Dow-Fleisner, S., Hasan, K., Jones, C.Kurtz, D.,Oelke, N.Pesut, B.Plamondon, K.
Date:  November 2019 – October 2022
Funded by:  University of British Columbia Eminence Program

Community Health: Building a framework for community-engaged community health research and knowledge translation
Co-Leads:  Kathleen Martin Ginis, Mary Jung
Co-Is:  Susan HoltzmanJonathan LittleNelly OelkeCharlotte JonesLesley LutesDonna KurtzStephen BergKathy Rush, Ross Hickey
Dates: 2017 – 2020
Funded by:  2017 UBC Okanagan Eminence Fund

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