Dr. Judy Mill
Dr. Mill’s program of research has three main foci: Aboriginal health, HIV and AIDS, and international health. Her program of research is entitled Vulnerability and Empowerment: Studies in HIV and AIDS and focuses on the social, political, cultural and economic determinants of HIV infection in vulnerable populations. Dr. Mill’s recent research projects have focused on: the influence of stigma on access to health services by persons with HIV; HIV testing and care experiences of Aboriginal youth; and the meaning of depression in Aboriginal persons living with HIV. She is the co-lead on a project within an international program of research to examine the involvement of nurses in HIV policy development in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. Dr. Mill has expertise in qualitative methodologies and community-based research that incorporates opportunities for capacity building in its design.
Dr. Mill has many years of clinical and research experience in HIV prevention at the provincial, national, and international level. In addition to her public health nursing experience in Canada, she worked for more than 7 years on international health projects in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Ghana. She has taught senior undergraduate clinical courses and community health courses in the Master of Nursing program.
- Mill, J., Astle, B., Ogilvie, L., & Gastaldo, D. (2010). Linking global citizenship, undergraduate nursing education and professional nursing: Curricular innovation in the 21st century. Advances in Nursing Science, 33(3), E1-E11.
- Worthington, C., Jackson, R., Mill, J., Prentice, T., Myers, T., & Sommerfeldt, S. (in press, 2010). HIV testing experiences of Aboriginal youth in Canada: Service Implications. AIDS Care.
- Mill, J., Edwards, N., Jackson, R., Maclean, L., Chaw-Kant, J. (in press, 2010). Stigmatization as a Social Control Mechanism for Persons Living with HIV and AIDS. Qualitative Health Research.
- Harrowing, J., Mill, J., Spiers, J., Kulig, J., & Kipp, W. (in press, 2010). Critical ethnography, cultural safety, and international nursing research. International Journal of Qualitative Methodology.
- Harrowing, J., & Mill, J. (2010). Moral distress among Ugandan nurses providing HIV care: A critical ethnography. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47(6), 723-731.
- CIHR HIV/AIDS Community Based Research Program – Operating Grant, (Co- Principal Investigator) May 2010 – April 2013. A Clinical Mentorship Model for Canadian Nurses in HIV Care. $375,000.
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Judy Mill, RN PhD
Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Mental Health
Office: 5-238 ECHA
Faculty of Nursing
Level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 87 Avenue
University of Alberta
Edmonton Alberta T6G 1C9
- PhD, University of Alberta, 2000
- MN, University of Alberta, 1996
- BN, University of Calgary (Cum Laude), 1980
- RN, Toronto General Hospital School of Nursing, 1970