Smith, Michelle

Michelle Smith

Michelle L Smith
BSc, MSc, VA Cert III

Regional Practice Lead

Research & Knowledge Translation – Long Term Care & Seniors Care, Interior Health

Contact Info

tel:  250-681-4844

LinkedIn: Michelle Smith

  • Regional Practice Lead, Research & Knowledge Translation – Long Term Care & Seniors Care, Interior Health
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
  • Adjunct Professional Fellow, Centre for Indigenous Health Equity, Office of Indigenous Engagement, CQUniversity, Australia
  • Assisted Living and Long Term Care – Resident quality of life/care
  • Family and staff caregiver quality of life/work
  • Indigenous communities in health
  • Chronic health conditions, communicable diseases, neglected tropical diseases
  • Health services, health promotion
  • Rural and remote health
  • Knowledge mobilization
  • Australia and Canada

Miller, A., Smith, M.L, Judd, J.A., Speare, R. (2018). Policy Implications for controlling communicable diseases in Indigenous communities: Case of strongyloidiasis in Australia. Aboriginal Policy Studies. 7(1): 148-179. doi: 10.5663/aps.v7i1.28898

Miller, A., Young, E.L., Tye, V., Cody, R., Muscat, M., Saunders, V., Smith, M.L., Judd, J.A., Speare, R. (2018). A community-directed integrated strongyloides control program in Queensland, Australia. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 3(48). doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed3020048

Hole, R., Evans, M., Berg, L., Bottorff, J., Dingwall, C., Alexis, C., Nyberg, J., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Visibility and voice: Aboriginal People experience culturally safe and unsafe health care. Qualitative Health Research. Jan 12. pii: 1049732314566325

Miller, A., Smith, M.L., Judd, J.A., Speare, R. (2014). Strongyloides stercoralis: systematic review of barriers to controlling strongyloidiasis for Australian Indigenous communities. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8(9): e3141. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003141.

Baillie, L., Callaghan, D., Smith, M. (2012). A review of undergraduate university tobacco control policy process in Canada. In J. O’Dea (Ed.), Current Issues and Controversies in School and Community Health, Sport and Physical Education (pp.131-140). New York, NY: Nova Science.

Baillie, L., Callaghan, D., Smith, M. (2011).  Canadian campus smoking policies: investigating the gap between intent and outcome from a student perspective. Journal of American College Health. 59(4): 260-265.

Robinson, C.A., Bottorff, J.L., Smith, M.L., & Sullivan, K.M.  (2010). “Just because you’ve got lung cancer, doesn’t mean I will”: Lung cancer, smoking and family dynamics. Journal of Family Nursing. 16(3): 282-301: doi: 10.1177/1074840710370747

Baillie, L.E., Callaghan, D., Smith, M.L., Bottorff, J.L., Bassett-Smith, J.L., Budgen, C.M., & Feddersen, M.A.  (2009). A review of undergraduate university tobacco control policy process in Canada, Health Education Research. 24(6):922-929; doi:10.1093/her/cyp026

Bottorff, J.L., Robinson, C.A., Sullivan, K.M., & Smith, M.L. (2009). ”Continued family smoking after lung cancer diagnosis: The patient’s perspective. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(3), E126-E132.

Baillie, L.E., Lavato, C.Y., Taylor, E., Rutherford, M.B., & Smith, M. (2008). The pit and the pendulum: The impact on teen smokers of including a designated smoking area in school tobacco control policy, Health Education Research. 23(6):1008-1015; doi:10.1093/her/cym003.