Heather Nelson

Bio photo of Heather NelsonHeather Nelson – PhD(c), MA, BScN, RN

Research Chair, Vulnerable Populations




Areas of Expertise

  • Qualitative research
  • Diverse populations
  • Health promotion

Related Professional Experience

  • Nursing Instructor
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Travel and Immunization Nurse

Selected Publications

  • Promoting Indigenous nursing student success in post-secondary education: A phenomenological study


  • Indigenous students: Barriers and success strategies- A review of existing literature


Selected Grants and/or Research Projects

  • Saskatchewan Centre for Patient Oriented Research STEP Grant- $2500.
  • The lived experience of seniors during the Covid-19 pandemic in Saskatchewan
  • The experience of nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • The experience of clinical educators during the Covid-19 pandemic in Saskatchewan
  • The impact of sport for low-income youth.