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Mary Ellen Labrecque RN(NP), PhD Associate Dean Academic and Assistant Professor

1A30.12 Health Sciences, Saskatoon


Dr. Labrecque first joined the College of Nursing in a contract position teaching in the undergraduate nursing (1997) and Post RN Programs. She was hired into a tenure track position (2007) currently teaching and supervising students in the Master of Nursing Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner and PhD programs. Dr. Labrecque ' research interests include rural and remote nursing practice, advanced practice nursing and the delivery of primary health care that addresses the unique determinants of health of a population. She has been involved in numerous local, provincial, national and international committees with a focus on advanced practice nursing. Her professional nursing practice experience includes acute, community, industrial and tertiary care in urban, rural and northern communities. As a Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner, she maintains a clinical practice in primary care.

Research Interests

  • Advanced practice nursing
  • RN (Nurse Practitioners)
  • Rural & remote nursing
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Health education


  • Qualitative
  • Quantitative
  • Mixed methods