Nancy Carter is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of the Graduate Nursing Programs. Her clinical experience includes pediatrics and women’s health. Her PhD work included a needs assessment of men with metastatic prostate cancer to inform the development of an APN role. She also held a two year funded Post Doctoral award to promote knowledge translation of APN research to nursing and healthcare leaders. She supervises students at the Masters and PhD level.
Dr. Carter's current work at McMaster involves an evidence-based renewal of the curriculum for Masters, NP, and PhD Programs. She is a member of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Practice Nursing Research (CCAPNR). She has published over 50 peer-articles in related to nursing roles and health services. Currently her research focuses on how marginalized groups access primary and specialty health care and the development and evaluation of models of care which include Advanced Practice Nurses.
Dr. Carter’s primary research interests are advanced practice nursing, supportive care in cancer, systems navigation in primary and community care, health and social systems engagement and knowledge transfer and exchange. In all her research projects, she partners with stakeholders in the community, healthcare organizations, or different levels of government. Her research contributions are published in over 35 peer reviewed publications.
NUR 745 Qualitative Research Methods, NUR 715 Quantitative Research Methods, NUR 711 Advanced Nursing Practicum, NUR 714 Scholarly Paper
Dr. Carter supervises Masters and PhD students.
Dr. Carter has taught in all levels of the undergraduate program. She supervises fourth year students in professional practice and the nursing practicum.