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Katrina Plamondon, MSc, BN, RN 

Educational Background

  • MSc, Community Health & Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan
  • Certificate,  International Tuberculosis Course, International Union Against Tuberculosis & Lung Disease
  • CIHR Strategic Training Fellow, Community & Population Health Research Training Program
  • Canadian Coalition for Global Health, Summer Institute 3 (Cuernavaca, Mexico) Alumni
  • Graduate Certificate, Advanced Critical Care Nursing, Mount Royal College
  • BN, University of Calgary

Professional Experience

  • Nursing Research Facilitator, Interior Health (2011-present)
  • Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Mount Royal University (2008-2011)
  • Public Health Nurse, Street Health, Saskatoon Health Region (2006-2008)
  • Project Coordinator, Research in Tobacco Control Leadership Institute (2007-2008)
  • Research Coordinator, Department of Academic Family Medicine, University of Saskatchewan (2006-2007)
  • Consultant, Strategic Planning/Policy Development, Saskatoon Health Region (2006-2007)
  • RN (Coronary Care Unit, Emergency, Cardiovascular Intensive Care) (2002-2006)

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
  • Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
  • Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (Co-chair, Policy Influence Program)
  • Canadian Public Health Association
  • Canadian Nurses’ Association
  • Canadian Society for International Health
  • College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia

Research Activities

Enhancing Evidence Informed Practice (EVIP) Among Point-of-Care Nurses in Interior Health

PI: Katrina Plamondon

Co-I: Donna Mendel, Mary Kjorven, Kathy Rush

Assessing Harm Reduction Needs in the Saskatoon Area

PI: Katrina Plamondon

Co-I: Pamela deBruin

Enhanced Street Youth Surveillance:

PI: Public Health Agency of Canada

Site Coordinator, Saskatoon (2006-2009): Katrina Plamondon

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals & Papers

Hanson, L., Harms, S., & Plamondon, K. (2011). Undergraduate International Medical Electives: Some ethical and pedagogical considerations. Journal of Studies in International Education. 15: 171-185.

Plamondon, K., Hanson, L., Labonte, R., & Abonyi, S. (2008). The Global Fund and Tuberculosis in Nicaragua: Building sustainable capacity? Canadian Journal of Public Health 99(4): 355-359.

Books or Manuscripts

Plamondon, K. & de Bruin, P. Bridging Services with Community Voices around Injection Drug Use: Results and recommendations from a survey of harm reduction needs in the Saskatoon area. Saskatoon Health Region & Mount Royal College; Saskatoon, SK & Calgary, AB: May 2009.

Plamondon, K., Opondo, J. & Ross, T. Building Partnerships for Health: A strategic planning framework for injection drug use in the Saskatoon Health Region. Saskatoon Health Region—Public Health Services; Saskatoon, SK: July/August 2007. Available online at: http://www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/your_health/documents/IDUReport2007_000.pdf

Plamondon, K. & CCGHR Capacity Building Task Group—Subgroup on Mentorship. Module One: An Introduction to Mentorship. Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research; Ottawa, Ontario: June 2007. Available online at: http://www.ccghr.ca/docs/Mentoring_Modules/Mentoring_Module1_e.pdf

Plamondon, K. & CCGHR Capacity Building Task Group—Subgroup on Mentorship. Module Two: Competency in Mentoring. Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research; Ottawa, Ontario: June 2007. Available online at: http://www.ccghr.ca/docs/Mentoring_Modules/Mentoring_Module2_e.pdf

Plamondon, K. & CCGHR Capacity Building Task Group—Subgroup on Mentorship. Module Three: Why mentorship? Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research; Ottawa, Ontario: June 2007. Available online at: http://www.ccghr.ca/docs/Mentoring_Modules/Mentoring_Module3_e.pdf

Plamondon, K. & CCGHR Capacity Building Task Group—Subgroup on Mentorship. Module Four: Case studies in mentorship. Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research; Ottawa, Ontario: June 2007. Available online at: http://www.ccghr.ca/docs/Mentoring_Modules/Mentoring_Module4_e.pdf

Plamondon, K. & CCGHR Capacity Building Task Group—Subgroup on Mentorship. Module Five: Building a mentorship program. Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research; Ottawa, Ontario: June 2007. Available online at: http://www.ccghr.ca/docs/Mentoring_Modules/Mentoring_Module5_e.pdf

Abstracts, Conference Presentations & Workshops

Cummings, L., Axen, L., Black, A., Chakraborty, N.B., Plamondon, K., Ronquillo, C. (2012). Bridging Research and Practice: The Nursing Research Facilitator role in British Columbia. Presentation at the 2012 Canadian Nurses’ Association Biennial Convention: Nurses-Movers and Shapers. Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC: June 18-20.

Nabudare, H., Plamondon, K., & Davison, C. (2010). Introduction to Knowledge Translation for Program Managers. Workshop at the 2nd Annual Learning Forum on Global Health Research: Using Best Evidence for Program Planning and Implementation. Minto Suites, Ottawa, ON: October 30.

Nabudare, H.& Plamondon, K. (2010). An Introduction to Organizational Learning. Workshop at the 2nd Annual Learning Forum on Global Health Research: Using Best Evidence for Program Planning and Implementation. Minto Suites, Ottawa, ON: October 30.

Binding L., Armstrong L., Plamondon K., Smillie D., & Szabo-Hart, J. (2010) Teaching What We Practice, and Practicing What We  Teach: Restor(y)ing Ourselves Through Transition. Conference presentation by L. Binding at Narrative Matters 2010: Exploring the Narrative Landscape: Issues, Investigations, and Interventions, Fifth Biennial Interdisciplinary Conference on Narrative Research, Perspectives, and Approaches Across the Humanities and Social Sciences; Delta Hotel, Fredricton, New Brunswick: May 20-23.

Hanson, L., Harms, S., & Plamondon, K. A growing disconnect: International medical electives and global health equity. Conference presentation at the 16th Annual Canadian Conference on International Health: “Health equity: Our global responsibility”. Crowne Plaza Hotel; Ottawa, ON: October 25-28, 2009.

Plamondon, K. & de Bruin, P. Paper presentation “Linking Research to Action: Impact of a survey of harm reduction needs in the Saskatoon area”. Delta Bessbourgh Hotel; Saskatoon, SK: April 25-28, 2009.

Plamondon, K. & de Bruin, P. Exploring harm reduction needs in the Saskatoon Health Region. Conference presentation at “10th Annual Alberta Harm Reduction Conference—10 Years and Going Strong”. Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre; Edmonton, AB: March 4-5, 2009.

Szabo, J., Armstrong, L., Binding, L., Plamondon, K., Rose, E., & Smillie, D. (2009) Narratives of transition: Crossing the river to a foreign land of nursing education. Presentation at the Western Region--Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Conference, "Teaching from Within: Supporting nurse educators for the future". Arts Hotel, Calgary, AB: February 19-21, 2009.

Hanson, L., Harms, S. & Plamondon K. Global health transformations: The question of pedagogy. Paper presentation by L. Hanson at the conference: “Medical Education for the 21st Century–Teaching for Health Equity”. Hotel Nacional; Havana, Cuba: November 30 - December 3, 2008.

Plamondon, K. Building Sustainable Capacity? Nicaraguan Experiences with the Global Fund. Podium presentation at the 2008 CPHR-SPHERU Conference: “New Directions in Population Health Research: Linking theory, ethics, practice”. Ramada Hotel & Convention Centre; Regina, Saskatchewan: November 12-14, 2008.

Plamondon, K., Cole, D., Saunders, D., & Neufeld, V. Mentorship in Global Health Research. Workshop at the 15th Annual Canadian Conference on International Health: “Checking In: Health for all or health for some?”. Marriott Hotel; Ottawa, Ontario: October 26-29, 2008.

Plamondon, K., Labonte, R., & Steobenau, K. Understanding Globalization as a Key Context in Global Health Research. Workshop at the 15th Annual Canadian Conference on International Health: “Checking In: Health for all or health for some?”. Marriott Hotel; Ottawa, Ontario: October 26-29, 2008.

Zuniga, M. & Plamondon, K. Addressing Issues of Power and Privilege in Global Health Research. Workshop at the 15th Annual Canadian Conference on International Health: “Checking In: Health for all or health for some?”. Marriott Hotel; Ottawa, Ontario: October 26-29, 2008.

Plamondon, K. Building Sustainable Capacity: A qualitative exploration of the Global Fund & Tuberculosis in Nicaragua. Paper presentation at the Canadian Public Health Association 2007 Annual Conference: “Public Health in Canada: From politics to the people”. Westin Hotel: Ottawa, Ontario: September 14, 2007.

Plamondon, K. & Mejia, R. Clearing the Brush: Creating a culture of mentorship in global health research.  Workshop at the 14th Annual Canadian Conference on International Health: "Global Change and Health: Who are the vulnerable?". Marriott Hotel; Ottawa, Ontario: November 4, 2007.

Plamondon, K.  Exploring experiences with the Global Fund & Tuberculosis in Nicaragua.  Paper presentation at the 13th Annual Canadian Conference on International Health: "Who Cares? The human dimension of global health".  Marriott Hotel; Ottawa, Ontario: October 16-19, 2006.

Hanson, L., Johnson, M., Plamondon, K., & Oliver, H. Clearing the Brush: Making room for grad students in global health research.  Exploring Global Health Research & Development: Challenges, issues and core competencies (A Continuing Education Day) at the 13th Annual Canadian Conference on International Health: "Who Cares? The human dimension of global health".  Marriott Hotel; Ottawa, Ontario: October 15, 2006.

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