Sally Thorne

Sally Thorne

Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs

Sally Thorne is an academic nursing leader, having served two terms as Director of the UBC School of Nursing prior to assuming the position of Associate Dean (Faculty Affairs) in Applied Science. She is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of cancer and chronic illness experience, with an emphasis on communications and the impact of health system engagement on patient outcomes. She is also a leader in patient-oriented research methodologies and the application of qualitative methods to the clinical sciences. She has played an active role in health and health science policy on various Boards and Committees, including the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, where she currently serves as Board Chair. Dr. Thorne is Editor-in-Chief of the scholarly journal Nursing Inquiry (Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford), which specializes in the ideas that influence disciplinary thought in the profession. She is also Associate Editor for Qualitative Health Research (Sage, California), which is the leading qualitative research journal in the health field. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the American Academy of Nursing.

For more information, visit Sally Thorne's faculty profile.

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