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  • Dr. Krista L. Wilkins, RN, PhD, MN, BScN, BSc


Associate Dean, Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick


Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick

Research Interests:

Cancer survivorship, transition, cancer risk, social-ecological models, population health, nursing research, health promotion and wellness, communication, mixed methods, arts-based research

Cancer Survivorship

Dr. Krista Wilkins explored many aspects of people’s experiences surviving cancer using innovative approaches including visual art and stories. Her research depicting people’s cancer experiences is on exhibit at the Fredericton Region Museum.

Dr. Wilkins has secured research funding from the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF), Harrison McCain Foundation, and Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute. She is the NBHRF Young Health Researcher of the Month for April 2016 and nominee for Young Health Researcher of the Year.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Wilkins is a BHCRI Associate Member and has served on a BHCRI Scientific Review Committee.


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