Dr. Linda Ogilvie
Linda Ogilvie joined the Faculty of Nursing in 1983. Her clinical experience is primarily in the fields of pediatrics/child health nursing and community health nursing. She taught nursing in Papua New Guinea for several years during the 1970s and has a strong interest in international and intercultural nursing. Along with undergraduate teaching in our context-based learning curriculum, she has taught graduate courses in teaching in nursing practice, transforming nursing practice, international/ intercultural nursing and health, and migration and health in the Canadian context.
Dr. Ogilvie’s dissertation focused on Nurses and Primary Health Care in Nepal. Her research interests include qualitative research methods, case study research, action research, survey research, and immigrant chld and family health. Her current research focus is the New Canadian Children and Youth Study, an interdisciplinary survey of the well-being of immigrant and refugee children and youth in six Canadian cities. She has been Co-Director of the Prairie Metropolis Centre since 2007 and from 1999 to 2006 was Canadian Director of a CIDA-funded project to develop and implement a MPhil(Nursing) program at the University of Ghana.
- Ogilvie, L., Higginbottom, G., Burgess-Pinto, E., & Murray, C. (2012). Fostering
excellence: development of a course to prepare graduate students for research on
migration and health. Nursing Inquiry. On-line @ DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-
- Oxman-Martinez, J., Rummens, J. A., Moreau, J., Choi, Y. R., Beiser, M., Ogilvie, L.,
Armstrong, R. (2012). Newcomer children’s perceived ethnic discrimination and social
exclusion in Canada. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(3).
- Ogilvie, L., Burgess-Pinto, E. & Caufield, C. (2008) Challenges and approaches to
newcomer health research. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 19(1), 64-73.
- Ogilvie, L., Mill, J., Astle, B., & Fanning, A. (2007). The exodus of health professionals
from sub-Saharan Africa: balancing human rights and social needs in the 21st century.
Nursing Inquiry, 14(2), 114-124.
- Ogilvie, L., Paul, P., & Burgess-Pinto, E. (2007). International dimensions of higher
education in nursing in Canada: Tapping the wisdom of the 20th century while embracing
the possibilities for the 21st century. International Journal of Nursing Education
Scholarship, 4(1), Article 7, 1-22.
- Prairie Metropolis Centre (PMC) (P.I. – with co-investigators T. Derwing, P. Bramadat,
D. Durst, J. Frideres, W. Simpson, T. Wotherspoon) – $1.5 million (including$125,200
Bridge Funding) from SSHRC (2007-2012); $500,000 Internal Allocation Grant from
University of Alberta (2007-1012); Canadian Heritage ($7,000/year – 2008-2012);
Human Research and Social Development of Canada ($7,000 in 2008, 2009, 2010 and
- 2010 – present - CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant (P. A. - Kevin Pottie, University of
Ottawa) – Collaborator and on Expert Advisory Review Panel for Health Profile on
Immigrant and Refugee Children and Youth in Canada.
- 2012 – Collaborator on SSHRC Partnership Grant ($2,500,000 over 7 years; P.A. –
Victoria Esses, University of Western Ontario) – Pathways to Prosperity: New Policy
Directions and Innovative Local Practices for Newcomer Integration and Attraction
Dr. Ogilvie's current CV is available here.
Linda D. Ogilvie, RN PhD
Office: 5-317 ECHA
Faculty of Nursing
Level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 87 Avenue
University of Alberta
Edmonton Alberta T6G 1C9
- PhD (International/Intercultural Education), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (1993)
- Certificate in Nursing Child Assessment Training (NCAST), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (1984)
- MScN (Nursing Education), University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (1983)
- BScN, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (1975)
- Diploma (RN), Hospital for Sick Children School of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario (1971)