Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof, RN, DrPH, Professor Emerita
Liz completed her BScN at the University of Ottawa, her MSc at Queen's University and her DrPH at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She retired from academia in 2018. As a pain epidemiologist, the primary aim of her research was to improve the measurement of pain and to prevent the development of chronic pain. She conducted studies in clinical and community settings and used primary data collection or population and administrative databases to address these issues. She also carried out studies related to patient safety and healthcare quality. She has supervised students and trainees in nursing, anesthesiology, business and public health sciences.