Dr. Colleen Varcoe,PhD, RN

Colleen’s nursing career involves experience in critical care and emergency health care. She is committed to creating more just and ethical health care. Her academic work examines how the inequities of ethnicity, class, place, and ability are central to violence against women, specifically Indigenous women. Recently, she has conducted research in community, rural, and primary care settings regarding the health, economic, and social costs of violence, substance use, and primary health care delivery. Currently she is leading intervention studies to promote safety and health for women experiencing violence and to enhance equity-oriented care at organizational levels. Her various research projects converge to enhance practice and policy in the context of violence and inequity

Colleen is a Co-Investigator on The Ethics Project

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