Audrey Walsh

Associate Professor, Nursing

Dr. Audrey Walsh is an Associative Professor in the Nursing Department at Cape Breton University. Walsh has Bachelor of Nursing with a specialty in Out Post Nursing from Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador, a Masters of Nursing and a PhD in Nursing from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. Dr. Walsh has taught at Cape Breton University since 2004. Drawing on her areas of clinical expertise, she has developed and taughtmany courses related to community/public health nursing, population health nursing, and family nursing. Walsh approaches research through a socio-environmental population health promotion lens emphasising the transactions between individual or collective health behaviours and the environment. As a Primary Investigator and a Co-Investigator on a number of research teams, she has conducted research on many health issues such as childhood obesity, human lactation, nutrition, exercise, sleep, diabetes, social support and the acceptance and use of eHealth Applications.