Crystal Hardy

Zongwe Binesikwe

Phone Number: 
+1 807-343-8393
Office Location: 
SN 1032
Office Hours: 
Wednesdays 9:30am-11:30am or by appointment  
Academic Qualifications: 

PhD in Nursing Student, Queen's University (2018-2022)

Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certification (2010) 

Master of Public Health (Nursing Specialization), Lakehead University (2010)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Compressed Program) First Class Standing, Lakehead University (2005)


2018 Outstanding Young Alumni Award (Lakehead University)

2019 Mary N. Francis Fellowship (Queen's University)

2019 Phyllis Sutherland Fellowship Award (Queen's University)

2018-19 Robert Sutherland Fellowship (Queen's University)




Date joined Lakehead: 
August 2017
Previous Teaching/Work: 

NURS 1051: Relational Nursing Theory 2

NURS 1512: Relational Nursing Practice 2

NURS 3033: Family Theory in Nursing

NURS 3511: Relational Nursing Practice 5

Research Interests: 

Cultural Safety & Humility with Indigenous Populations

Health Equity & Social Justice


Colonial Legacy and the Experience of First Nation Women in Cervical Cancer Screening: a Canadian Multi-Community Study


Other Interests:

Decolonizing Education & Methodologies

Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada