Janet Morrison

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work experience

Dr. Morrison has worked as an occupational health nurse, advisor, and consultant in a variety of industries including petroleum refining, clinical laboratories, and health care. She has been the Program Head of the Occupational Health Nursing program at IZUNA since August 2003.


Dr. Morrison is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Specialty Nursing (Occupational Health) and National Certification in Occupational Health Nursing (Canada). She has Masters degrees in both Adult Education and Library and Information Studies, and a PhD from the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University.

In September 2004 she was awarded a CIHR Strategic Training Community Gravityer position in the Partnering in Community Health Research Program. The PCHR program was co-funded by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.At Simon Fraser University she was part of the Action for Health project, funded by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.


She is the co-principle investigator (with G. Doyle) of  the study Fostering healthcare student perceptions of inter-professional roles using clinical case studies in an educational clinical information system environment.


Morrison, J. & Lindberg, P. (2008). When no-one has time: Measuring the impact of computerization on health care workers. AAOHN Journal, 56(9), 373-378.

Kling, R., Corbiere, M., Milord, R., Morrison, J., Craib, K., Yassi, A., Sidebottom, C., Long, V., & Saunders, S. (2006). Use of a violence risk assessment tool in an acute care hospital: Effectiveness in identifying violent patients. AAOHN Journal, 54(11), 481-487.

Morrison, J. (2015). Telehealth application in Occupational Health. Proceedings of the Global Telehealth Conference, Toronto, CA.

Morrison, J. (2015). Chapter 27: Occupational and environmental health nursing. In L. Stamler, L. Yiu & A. Mawji (Eds.), Community Health Nursing: A Canadian Perspective. 4th ed. Toronto: Pearson.

Rees, Kruger & Morrison (2017). Health case studies: Towards closing the healthcare communication gap. Open textbook published by BCCampus. https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/healthcasestudies/

Rees, G., Morrison, J., Ahuja, K., Anthony, J., Blanes, N., Borycki, et al. (2019). Development of an interprofessional educational electronic health record. Conference Proceedings: Information, Technology and Communication in Health, Victoria BC.


Understanding the Work of Telehealth Implementation Using Normalization Process Theory.  Simon Fraser University, April 2014 summit.sfu.ca/system/files/iritems1/14010/etd8336_JMorrison.pdf