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Dr. Cathy Robinson’s focus is pediatric health promotion and family centered care. Her dissertation focused on the importance of collaborative and supportive care for families of children and adolescents with eating disorders to improve recovery rates.


EdD, (Doctor of Education in Nursing Practice), University of British Columbia
MSN, (Nursing Education), University of British Columbia
BSN, University of British Columbia
Nursing Diploma, Okanagan University College


UBC, Okanagan Teaching Honour Roll (2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2008 – 2009, 2010 – 2011, 2011-2012)
Award Nomination – The John F. McCreary Prize for Interprofessional Teamwork; June 2011

  • Pediatric health promotion
  • Pediatric mental health
  • Pediatric eating disorders
  • Family centered care


  • Whiteley, R., Gillespie, J., Robinson, C., Watts, W., & Carter, D. (2014). Effective Teaching and Learning in Interprofessional Education in Child Welfare. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2 (4) 148-158. doi:10.1114/jets.v2i4.427
  • Robinson, Cathy. (2011). Eating and health related disorders. In J.W. Andrews and P. Istanffy (Eds), Exceptional Life Journeys: Stories of Childhood Disorder. Massachusetts, USA: Elsevier
  • Robinson, Cathy. (2011). A melody of hope: surviving your daughter’s eating disorder. Bloomington, IN, USA: IUniverse, Inc.
  • Robinson, Cathy P. (2009). Teaching and clinical educator competency: Bringing two worlds together. International Nursing Education Scholarship: Vol. 6: Iss.1, Article 20. (p 1-14), doi:10.2202/1548-923X.1793