Dr. McPherson’s research focuses on health equity within First Nations communities with a particular interest in links between culture and health. Her engagement in this scholarship is highly team-based and interactive, vital features of community-based participatory inquiry. Current projects specifically address the relevance of cultural connection to the health and development of ‘Namgis children and youth.
Please see Dr. McPherson’s full bio on the School of Nursing website.
Selected Publications – for a full list, please see Dr. McPherson’s full bio on the UBC School of Nursing website
Brown, H.J., McPherson, G., Peterson, R., Newman, V. & Cranmer, B. (2012). Our land, our language: Connecting dispossession and health equity in an Indigenous context. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. 44(2), 44-63.http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mcgill/cjnr/2012/00000044/00000002/art00006
Mahon, P., & McPherson, G. (2014). Explaining why nurses remain in or leave bedside nursing: A critical ethnography. Nurse Researcher, 22(1), 8-13. doi: 10.7748/nr.22.1.8.e1271
Rodney, P., d’Agincourt Canning, L., McPherson, G., Anderson, J., McDonald, M., Pauly, B.M., Burgess, M., & Phillips, J.C. (2013). Working within the landscape: Ethics in Practice. In J.L Storch, P. Rodney & R. Starzomski (Eds), Toward a Moral Horizon: Nursing Ethics for Leadership and Practice (2nd ed., pp. 254-281). Toronto: Pearson.