Dr. Candace Lind
Faculty of Nursing, Faculty
Child Health & Wellness Researcher
Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute
Post Doctoral Fellowship University of Ottawa, 2007
PhD Nursing, University of Calgary, 2006
MN Nursing, University of Calgary, 1991
BN Nursing, University of Calgary, 1988
Candace’s program of research focuses on child and adolescent health promotion and encompasses research that is relationship-based, builds research capacity in non-academic researchers, informs interprofessional practice and policy development, and addresses the ways in which adolescents are conceptualized in society. Her work is informed by the attributes of social justice and the social determinants of health and she is particularly interested in strengths-building health promoting approaches to research. Her mission is to help create a healthier world for children and adolescents and improve their health outcomes (e.g. social, mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, cultural) through individual, community, systems and societal change.
Areas of Research
Adolescent mental health promotion, partnerships with adolescents, transitions to adulthood, community development, socio-ecological determinants of health, school health, public health, social justice, capacity-building and strengths-based approaches.
- Transdisciplinary research
- Participatory action research
- Appreciative inquiry
Participation in university strategic initiatives
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