Dr. Kathryn Halverson

Assistant Professor

Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 346-7941
Office Location: 
SN 1035
Office Hours: 
Please email to arrange an appointment.
Academic Qualifications: 

2015-2019: PhD Nursing, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

2006-2008: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2002-2006: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario 

Date joined Lakehead: 
September 2009
Previous Teaching/Work: 

2014-Present: Faculty, School of Nursing, Lakehead University

2009-Present: Registered Nurse, Blue Cross Provider for Veterans Affairs Canada (casual)

2009-2014: Sessional Lecturer & Simulation Lab Coordinator, School of Nursing, Lakehead University

2006-2009: Public Health Nurse, Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Research Interests: 

Dissertation: A Narrative Approach to Understanding the Experience of Becoming and Being a Nurse: Professional Identity Formation Among New Nurses

Transition to Practice for New Graduate Nurses


Volunteer Interests:

Member of Victorian Order of Nurses Community Board (2016-Present)