Adjunct Professor
Dean, FHSD, University of Victoria

work phone: 2507218050

BIOGRAPHY

I am currently a Professor and Dean with the Faculty of Human and Social Development at the University of Victoria and an Adjunct Professor with the University of Alberta and the University of British Columbia – Okanagan. My prior academic appointments include Professor and Director of the School of Nursing and Associate Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Development at UBC’s Okanagan campus and Associate Professor, University of Alberta. My professional background includes emergency and other areas of acute care nursing, health system leadership, and consulting. I have worked with students and colleagues across Canada and internationally, particularly in Brazil, to build adaptive health management approaches and sustainable health systems.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2005               Post Doctoral Research Internship, University of Ottawa – N. Edwards, CIHR/CHSRF Research Chair

2000               PhD in Nursing, University of Alberta

1991                Master’s in Nursing, University of Alberta

1980               Post-Basic BScN, University of Alberta

1974                Diploma in Nursing, Royal Alexandra Hospital


AWARDS & HONOURS

2011:                     Sigma Theta Tau Clinical Innovation Award (PI)

2010:                    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology/American Journal of Infection Control Award

for Excellence in A Scientific Research Publication (PhD supervisor for C. Backman)

2008:                   Sigma Theta Tau Clinical Innovation Award (PI)

2007:                   Capital Health 2007 REACH Award for Quality and Safety, Safer Systems I TEAM Research Team (PI)

2007:                   2007 Excellence in Research Award, College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (PI.

2006:                   2006 Horizon Award, University of Alberta Alumni Association

2005:                   Capital Health 2005 REACH Award for Quality and Safety, Safer Systems Medication Safety Checklist  Research Team (PI)

1999 – 2000:      Health Research Studentship ($19,000) (Honorary), Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research

1999 – 2000:      Dissertation Fellowship ($16,620 & tuition), Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Alberta

1991:                    Research Project Award ($3,555), Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust

1991:                    Research Project Grant ($1,000), Alberta Heritage Foundation for Nursing Research

1991:                    Helen Rollis Prize for Excellence in Nursing Practice ($500), University of Alberta


RESEARCH AND TEACHING

My teaching and research interests focus on leadership, responding to the Calls to Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, health care ethics, organizational ethics, health systems management, knowledge translation, and strengthening quality and safety across the continuum of care. I am also engaged in research to drive curricular, pedagogic and practice innovation.

 


EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TEACHING

My teaching and research interests focus on leadership, responding to the Calls to Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, health care ethics, organizational ethics, health systems management, knowledge translation, and strengthening quality and safety across the continuum of care. I am also engaged in research to drive curricular, pedagogic and practice innovation.


CURRENT AREAS OF RESEARCH

Quality and safety in healthcare; health care ethics, clinical learning units


PARTNERSHIPS

Senior Investigator with the University of Ottawa & Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Nursing Best Practice Research Centre

Research Collaborator, Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Member, Patient Safety Research Group, Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de São Paulo – Ribeirão Preto, Brazil


GRADUATE SUPERVISION

I am currently on the supervisory committee for one UBCO MSN student, Madeleine Grieg (B Pesut, Supervisor).


PUBLICATIONS

Lorenzini, E., Oelke, N.D., Marck, P.B., & Dall’Agnol, C.M. (18 July 2017). Researching safety culture: Deliberative dialogue with a restorative lens. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 29 (5): 745-749. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzx080  Funding: Government of Canada ELLAP.  UBC PhD supervisor (UFRGS Brasil PhD supervisor CM D’al Agnoll); substantive contributions to research design, data analysis, drafting of manuscript.

Gimenes, F.R.E., Marck, P.B., Atila, E., Rigobello, M.C.G., Motta, A.P.G., Nunes, E., Pereira, R.A. (11 July 2017). Workarounds to medication preparation and administration within an intensive care unit: A qualitative study. American Research Journal of Nursing 3 (1): 1 – 11. Funding: Government of Canada ELLAP.  U of A PhD supervisor (USP-RP, Brasil PhD supervisor SHB Cassiani); substantive contributions to research design, data analysis, drafting of manuscript.

Furukawa, P.O., Pedreira, M., Cunha, I., & Marck, P.B. (2017). Characteristics of Nursing Professionals and the Practice of Ecologically Sustainable Actions in the Medication Processes. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem 25. ISSN 0104-1169 UBC PhD supervisor (UNIFESP, Brasil PhD supervisor IC Cunha); contributions to drafting of manuscript.

Oelke, N., Van Vliet-Brown, C., Suter, E., Lima, M.D.S., Janke, R., Stiphout, M., Hepp, S., Schill, K., Rostami, M., Al-Roubaiai, F., Marck, P., Wit, R.R., Rush, K., & Oyedele, O. (2016). Results of a knowledge synthesis identifying indicator domains and measures of health system integration. International Journal of Integrated Care 16 (6). http://ijic.ubiquitypress.com/articles/abstract/10.5334/ijic.2831/. Funding: CIHR (N Oelke PI & MAS Lima Co-P!); co-supervisor for C. Van Viet-Brown with N Oelke; substantive contributions to research design, data analysis, drafting of conference paper.

Furukawa PO, Cunha IC, Pedreira ML, Marck PB (2016). Environmental sustainability in medication processes performed in hospital nursing care. Acta paul. enferm. [online].29 (3), pp.316-324. DOI: http://dx..org/10.1590/1982-0194201600044. Available from: http://ref.scielo.org/yx5jd8 Funding: CAPES, Brazil. UBC PhD supervisor (UNIFESP, Brasil PhD supervisor IC Cunha); substantive contributions to research design, data analysis, drafting of manuscript.

Lorenzini E, Oelke ND, Marck PB, Dall’Agnol CM (2016). Contributions of the sandwich doctoral program to methodological approaches: an experience report. Rev Gaúcha Enferm. 37(2):e58244. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1983-1447.2016.02.58244 . Funding: Government of Canada ELLAP.  UBC PhD supervisor (UFRGS Brasil PhD supervisor CM D’al Agnoll); substantive contributions to research design, data analysis, drafting of manuscript.

Lang, A., Macdonald, M., Marck, P. Toon, L., Griffin ,M., Easty,A., Fraser, K., MacKinnon, N., Mitchell, J., Lang, E.,  Goodwin, S. (2015). Seniors managing multiple medications: using mixed methods to view the home care safety lens. BMC Health Services Research 15:548. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-015-1193-5. http://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-015-1193-5. Co-PA. Funding: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Ontario Ministry of Health — Long Term Care, and Quebec’s Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux.  AL, MM, and PM co-led conception, design and funding applications Study lead for Alberta, co-lead for cross province data analysis, and equal co-lead author for manuscript with AL, MM.

Backman, C, Bruce, N, Marck, P, & Vanderloo, S (published ahead of print 06 Dec 2015). Engaging direct care providers in improving infection prevention and control practices using participatory visual methods. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 31(3). Funding: The Ottawa Hospital. CI & research mentor; substantive contributions to study design and paper. http://journals.lww.com/jncqjournal/Pages/paptoc.aspx?year=9000&issue=00000

Parke, B., Hunter, K.F., Marck, P.B. (in press; accepted 07 July 2015). A novel visual method for studying complex health transitions for older people living with dementia. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. Funding: Alzheimers Scoeity of Canada. CI & research mentor; substantive contributions to study design and paper.

Higuchi, KS, Edwards, N., Carr, T., Marck, PB, & Abdullah, G. (2015).  Development and evaluation of a workshop to support evidence-based practice change in long term care. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development 31 (1): 28 – 34. Funding: CHSRF (N Edwards PI). CI with substantive contributions to study design, data analysis and paper.

Oelke, N., Rush, K., Goma, F.M., Barker, J.A., Marck, P., & Pedersen, C. (in press; accepted 22 April 2015). Understanding perceptions and practices for Zambian adults at risk for hypertension: An exploratory descriptive study. Global Journal of Health Sciences. Funding: UBC Okanagan FHSD Internal Grants (K Rush PI & N Oelke Co-PI); CI with substantive contributions to research design and co-authoring of manuscript.

Gimenes, F. R. E., Marck, P. B., Atila, E. G. and Cassiani, S. H. d. B. (14 April 2014), Engaging nurses to strengthen medication safety: Fostering and capturing change with restorative photographic research methods. International Journal of Nursing Practice Early Online: 1 – 8.. doi: 10.1111/ijn.12304 Funding: Government of Canada ELLAP.  U of A PhD supervisor (USP-RP, Brasil PhD supervisor SHB Cassiani); substantive contributions to research design, data analysis, drafting of manuscript.

Marck, PB, Molzahn, A, Berry-Hauf, R., Hutchings, LG, Hughes, S (2014). Exploring safety and quality in an in-center hemodialysis environment with participatory photographic methods: A restorative approach. Nephrology Nursing Journal 41 (1). Funding: University of Alberta (A Molzahn Co-PI). 2014 NNJ Research Writing Award ($500).

Backman, C., Marck, PB, Krogman, N., Taylor, G.D., Sales, AE, Roth, V., Bonten, MJ, & Gigengack-Baars, ACM (2014). Barriers and bridges to infection prevention and control on a surgical unit at a Netherlands hospital and a Canadian hospital: A comparative case study analysis. Canadian Journal of Infection Control. 29 (4): 145 – 158. Funding: RNAO Rolling Stone Foundation, Canadian Patient Safety Institute & University of Alberta. *Dissertation paper #2; supervisor, contributor to data analysis, co-author of manuscript. 2014 Infection Prevention and Control Canada Editorial Award.

Vieira, E.R., O’Rourke, H., Hunter, K. Marck, P.B (17 August 2013). Studying risks and potential measures to reduce transfer-related falls in long term care using visual elicitation. Disability & Rehabilitation Early Online: 1 – 10. DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2013.821183 Funding: AHFMR. * PI & Co-Supervisor for E Vieira, PDF; substantive contributions to research design, data analysis, drafting of manuscript.

Magalhaes, A.M.M., Dall’Agnol, C. M., Marck, P.B. (Feb 2013). Nursing workload and patient safety a mixed method study with an ecological restorative approach. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem  21: 146-154. Funding: Government of Canada ELLAP.

Parke, B., Hunter, K., Marck, PB, Strain, L, Waugh, E., McClelland, A. (2012). Facilitators and barriers to safe emergency department transitions for community dwelling older people with dementia and their caregivers: A social ecological study. International Journal of Nursing Studies 50 ((): 1206-1218. DOI information: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.11.005 Funding: CNF and Royal Alexandra Hospital Research Foundation. CI & research mentor; substantial contributions to research design, data analysis, and manuscript.

MacDonald, J., Edwards, N., Davies, B., Marck, P., & Guernsey, J.R. (2012).  Priority setting and policy advocacy by nursing associations: A scoping review and implications using a socio-ecological whole systems lens. Health Policy 107 (1): 31 – 43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168851012000826 Doctoral committee member; review of search strategy, review of findings, and substantive contributions to theorizing, discussion of findings and final manuscript.

Backman, C., Marck, P.B., Krogman, N., Taylor, G., Sales, A.E., Roth, V., Bonten, M.J.M., Gigengack-Baars, A.C.M. (2012). Barriers and bridges to infection prevention and control: results of a qualitative case study of a Netherlands’ surgical unit.. BMJ Open. 2:e000511 doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011=00511 Funding: RNAO Rolling Stone Foundation. *Dissertation paper #2; supervisor, contributor to data analysis, co-author of manuscript.

MacDonald, J., Davies, B., Edwards, N., Marck, P.B., & Guernsey, J. R. (2012). Priority setting and policy advocacy for community environmental health by nursing associations: A conceptual framework to guide research. Aporia: The Nursing Journal 4 (1): 18 – 29.