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Diana L Gustafson

BA (McMaster), MEd (Brock), PhD (Toronto)

Honorary Research Professor

Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6
t: 709 864-4966
lab: HSC2840


Research Interests:
  • Qualitative methodologies 
  • Narrative inquiry and memoir
  • Improving scholarly writing competencies

Research Projects:

  • Vulvodynia: Addressing patient-identified gaps in primary care provider knowledge of a condition with significant impact on quality of life. Funded by NLSPOR. Investigators: K Bajzak (PI), DL Gustafson, M Miller, V Webber, N Duggan, A McIntyre.


Highlighted Accomplishments

  • Richard Marceau Fogo Island Fellow 2018
  • 2015 Recipient, Dr. Wallace Ingram Award
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Writers' Guild Honouree, 2013
  • Interim Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies, Jul 2011-Feb 2013

  • Memorial University of Newfoundland Student Union (MUNSU) Teaching Award - 2009

Dr. Gustafson receiving the MUNSU Teaching Award
  • Graduate Program Coordinator - 2007-2010
  • Co-recipient with Michelle Murdoch of 2005 John Lord Award for Excellence in Participatory Action Research
Dr. Gustafson receiving the
John Lord Award


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