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Jennifer Shea

Community Health and Humanities
BA(Hons) (Memorial), MA (Memorial), PhD (University of Saskatchewan)

Assistant Professor in Aboriginal Health

Rm: HSC 2832
t: 709-864-3374

Research Interests:
  • Aboriginal health
  • Community-based participatory and decolonizing approaches
  • Visual methodologies
  • Gender
  • Youth
  • Cancer journey
  • Resilience
  • Social determinants of health
  • Knowledge translation
  • MED6277: Issues in Northern, Rural and Remote Health in Canada

Selected Publications
  • Phillips, J.L., Shea, J.M., Leung, V., & MacDonald, D. (2015). Impact of Early Electronic Prescribing on Pharmacists’ Clarification Calls in Four Community Pharmacies Located in St John’s, Newfoundland. JMIR Medical Informatics, 3(1):e2. 1-8
  • Shea, J.M., Poudrier, J., Chad, K., Jeffery, B., Thomas-MacLean, R., & Burnouf, K. (2013). In their own words: First Nations girls’ resilience as reflected through experiences of health. Pimatisiwin, 11(1), 1-15.
  • Shea, J.M., Poudrier, J., Thomas-MacLean, R., Jeffery, B., & Kiskotagan, L. (2013). Reflections from a creative community-based participatory research project exploring health and body image with First Nations girls. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 12(1), 272-293.  
  • Shea, J.M., & Beausoleil, N. (2012). "Breaking down ‘‘healthism’’: barriers to health and fitness as identified by immigrant youth in St. John's, NL, Canada Sport, Education & Society, 17(1), 97-112.
  • Shea, J.M., Poudrier, J., Chad, K., & Atcheynum, J.R. (2011). Understanding the healthy body from the perspective of First Nations girls in the Battlefords Tribal Council Region: A Photovoice Project. Native Studies Review, 20(1), 27-57.
  • Schell, K., Ferguson, A., Hamoline, R., Shea, J., & Thomas-MacLean, R. (2009). Photovoice as a Teaching Tool: Learning by Doing with Visual Methods. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 21(3), 340-352.

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