Judith Horrigan is a full time faculty member with the School of Nursing. Judith graduated from the RN diploma program in Sault Ste. Marie and completed her Post RN BScN, MScN, and Ontario Training Centre (OTC) Type II diploma for health services and policy research at Laurentian University. Currently, Judith is enrolled in the Interdisciplinary Rural and Northern Health PhD program. Judith Has over 25 years of acute care and community nursing experience located in urban, rural, and remote settings across Northern Ontario, and in Ethiopia East Africa. Judith has served on a variety of provincial committees acting as the northern representative for the OTC board, and as an advisor on the Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care (HOBIC), Learning and Education committee in collaboration with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term care and the University of Toronto to develop and implement the collection of nursing sensitive health outcomes information for clients. Judith is a member of the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH).
Judith's research interests are focused on health services and health policy, quality of work life, healthy work environments, hospital restructuring, occupational health, correctional health care, nursing education, and nursing tele-practice.
- Horrigan, J. M., Lightfoot, N. E., Larivère, M., & Jacklin, K. (2013). Evaluating and improving nurses' health and quality of work life. Workplace Health & Safety, 61(4), 173-181.
- Carter, L., Hudyma, S., Horrigan, J. (2013). Investigating the educational needs of nurses in telepractice: A descriptive exploratory study. Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education (CJUCE) 36(1), Spring.