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Lorna Butler
BScN, MN, PhD
Professor - Seconded
Senior Strategist, Distributed and Technology Enhanced Learning and Discovery - VP Research Office

E-mail:lorna.butler@usask.ca
Skype: lorna.butler3
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Biography

  • Full name: Lorna J. Butler
  • Degrees : BScN, MN, PhD
  • Title: Professor
  • Affiliations
    • University of Saskatchewan: Associate Member College of Graduate Studies
    • University of Manitoba: Adjunct (Honorary) School of Nursing
    • Dalhousie University: Adjunct (Honorary) Faculty of Health Professions
    • Dalhousie University : Affiliate Member Faculty of Medicine, Department of Urology

Publications

Woods, P., Butler, L., Stonechild, J., Luimes, J., & Leidl, D. (2015). Police services detention centres: A solution for action. Policing and Society.
Comment: In Review

McCabe, J., Butler, L., Exner-Pirot, H., Berry, L., Bullin, C., Bilinski, H., ... Wright, A. (2015). Building the Scholarship of Technology in Health: Extending the Use of Remote Presence Telementoring to Nursing Education. Journal of Technologies and Human Usability, 11(4), 15-28.

Berry, L., Butler, L., & Wright, A. (2014). Transforming the Health Landscape in Northern Communities: Shared Leadership for Innovation in Nursing Education. International Journal of Nursing Education, 4(9), 33-43.

Watt, M., Butler, L., & Exner-Pirot, H. (2014). Linking Learners for Life Where They Live (L4): Developing a Global Health Initiative for Global Health. Journal of Professional Nursing, 31(4), 359-364.

Bakker, D., Strickland, J., MacDonald, C., Butler, L., Fitch, M., Olson, K., & Cummings, G. (2013). The context of oncology nursing practice: An integrative review. Cancer Nursing, 36(1), 72-88.

Cummings, G., Olson, K., Raymond-Seniuk, C., Lo, E., Masaoud, E., Bakker, D., ... Conlon, M. (2013). Factors influencing job satisfaction of oncology nurses’ over time. Canadian Oncology Nurses Journal, 23(3), 162-171.

Bakker, D., Conlon, M., Fitch, M., Green, E., Butler, L., Olson, K., & Cummings, G. (2012). Canadian oncology nurse work environments: Part II. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 25(1), 68-89.

Hack, T., Carlson, L., Butler, L., Degner, L., Pickles, T., Ruether, D., ... Jakulj, F. (2011). Facilitating the implementation of empirically valid interventions in psychosocial oncology and supportive care. Supportive Care in Cancer.. doi: 10.1007/s00520-011-1159-z.

Grants

Woods P (Principal Investigator), Butler L (Co-principal Investigator), Luimes J (Co-investigator), Stonechild J (Co-investigator), Stienwand K (Co-investigator). Interprofessional Pathway for Safe, Healthy Communities, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) Collaborative Innovations Grant. Total: $18,258.00 for 2015-03 to 2016-03

Butler L (Principal Investigator), Exner-Pirot H (Co- investigator), Norbye B (Co-investigator), Wolff Skaalvik M (Co-investigator), Bally J (Co-investigator), Bullin CA (Co-investigator), Neuls E (Co-investigator), Tomtene M (Co-investigator), Thurmeier R (Co-investigator).
Developing a Northern Nursing Workforce, The funding will support establishing a network of institutions providing decentralized/ distributed nursing education to northern communities, in Norway, Canada, Siberia, Alaska, Iceland and Greenland. The goal is to improve the pedagogy of northern nursing education, share best practices, and form a community of students and educators in an annual Innovative Learning Institute on Circumpolar Health to jointly examine and improve the clinical practice of nursing in a northern context. Norwegian government program- Norway-North America High North Grant. Total: $272,578.00 for 2015- 03 to 2018-07

Butler L (Principal Investigator), Exner-Pirot H (Co-investigator), Neuls E (Co-investigator), Thurmeier R (Co-investigator), Wolff Skaalvik M (Co-investigator), Norbye B (Co-investigator). Establishing a UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education: Accessible and Decentralized Education for a Northern and Indigenous Health Workforce, Norwegian Ministry of Education. Total: $53,000.00 for 2014 to 2015 Comment: Norway-North America UArctic Cooperation Grant

Coates K (Principal Investigator), Poelzer G (Co-investigator), Butler L (Co-investigator). By the North with the North: Community Building in Northern Saskatchewan, Mitacs-Accelerate Graduate Research Internship Program MITACS. Total: $331,712.00 for 2014 to 2015

Butler L (Principal Investigator), Bullin CA (Co-investigator), Berry L (Co-investigator), Bilinski H (Co- investigator), McCabe J (Co-investigator), Exner-Pirot H (Co-investigator), Tomtene M (Co-investigator), Pacik A (Co-investigator). Building the scholarship of remote presence telementoring to extend its application in health education and practice., Grant application to support conference funding University of Saskatchewan Conference Fund. Total: $3,000.00 for 2014 to 2015

Butler L (Principal Investigator), Andrews ME (Co-investigator), Berry L (Co-investigator), Bilinski H (Co- investigator), Bullin CA (Co-investigator), Exner-Pirot H (Co-investigator), McCabe J (Co-investigator), Pacik A (Co-investigator), Tomtene M (Co-investigator). Building the Scholarship of Remote Presence Telementoring to Extend its Practice in Health Education and Practice, Connections Grant SHRF. Total: $5,000.00 for 2014

Bally J (Co-principal Investigator), Spurr S (Co-principal Investigator), Andrews ME (Co-investigator), Butler L (Co-investigator), Exner-Pirot H (Co-investigator), Hayes A (Co-investigator). Northern Innovative Teaching and Learning Practice in Pediatric Nursing Education: Caring For Kids Where They Live, Provost's Grant for Innovative Practice in Collaborative Teaching and Learning. Total: $10,000.00 for 2013 to 2015

Butler L (Principal Investigator), Andrews ME (Co-investigator), Berry L (Co-investigator), Bilinski H (Co- investigator), Bullin CA (Co-investigator), Exner-Pirot H (Co-investigator), McCabe J (Co-investigator), Pacik A (Co-investigator), Tomtene M (Co-investigator). Building the Scholarship of Remote Presence Telementoring to Extend its Practice in Health Education and Practice, Planning Grant - Aboriginal Planning for First Nations, Inuit, or Metis Planning Activities CIHR. Total: $23,438.00 for 2013 to 2014

Butler L (Principal Investigator), Bullin CA (Co-investigator), Berry L (Co-investigator), Bilinski H (Co- investigator), Tomtene M (Co-investigator), Pacik A (Co-investigator), Anderson S (Co-investigator), Poelzer G (Co-investigator). Distributed Learning: Using Information Communication Technolgies in the College of Nursing, Curriculum Innovation Grant Innovative Curriculum Project Fund (GMCTE). Total: $20,250.00 for 2012 to 2013