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Norma Stewart RN, BSN, MS, MA, PhD Emeritus Professor

Research Interests

  • Dementia Care
  • Rural Nursing


  • Quantitative
  • Mixed methods
  • Qualitative


Branger, C., Burton, R., O'Connell, M. E., Stewart, N., & Morgan, D. (2014, June). Coping with cognitive impairment and dementia: Rural caregivers' perspectives. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice.

Kosteniuk, J., Morgan, D., Innes, A., Keady, J., Stewart, N., D'Arcy, C., & Kirk, A. (2014, January). Who steers the ship? Rural family physicians' views on collaborative care models for patients with dementia. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 15(1), 104-110.

Stewart, N., Morgan, D., Karunanayake, C., Wickenhauser, J., Cammer, A., Minish, D., ... Hayduk, L. (2014, January). Rural Caregivers for a Family Member with Dementia: Models of Burden and Distress differ for Women and Men. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 1-29.

Morgan, D., Walls-Ingram, S., Cammer, A., O'Connell, M., Crossley, M., Dal Bello-Haas, V., ... Stewart, N. (2014, January). Informal caregivers' hopes and expectations of a referral to a memory clinic. Social Science and Medicine, 102, 111-118.

Estabrooks, C., Poss, J., Squires, J., Teare, G., Morgan, D., Stewart, N., ... Norton, P. (2013, August). A Profile of Residents in Prairie Nursing Homes. Canadian Journal on Aging, 32(3), 223-231.

Cammer, A., Morgan, D., Stewart, N., McGilton, K., Rycroft-Malone, J., Dopson, S., & Estabrooks, C. (2013, July). The Hidden Complexity of Long-Term Care: How Context Mediates Knowledge Translation and Use of Best Practices. The Gerontologist.


Morgan D (Principal Investigator), Jacklin K (Co-principal Investigator), Bourassa C (Co-principal Investigator), Crossley M (Co-investigator), Dal Bello-Haas V (Co-investigator), Forbes D (Co-investigator), Innes A (Co-investigator), Kirk A (Co-investigator), Kosteniuk J (Co-investigator), O'Connell M (Co-investigator), Stewart N (Co-investigator), Walker J (Co-investigator), McElhaney J (Co-investigator), Pitawanakwat B (Co-investigator), Warry W (Co-investigator), Corston E (Co-investigator), Crowshoe L (Co-investigator), Warren L (Co-investigator), McKenna B (Co-investigator). Team 20: Issues in Dementia Care for Rural & Indigenous Populations, Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). Nominated Principal Applicant: H. Chertkow. CCNA funding across 20 teams is $31,500,000 (Team 20 has received $1,550,000). Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Partners. Total: $1,550,000.00 for 2014-04 to 2019-03

Morgan D (Principal Investigator), Stewart N (Collaborator), Crossley M (Collaborator), Kirk A (Collaborator), D'Arcy C (Collaborator), Forbes D (Collaborator), McBain L (Collaborator), Dal Bello-Haas V (Collaborator), Basran J (Collaborator). CIHR Applied Chair in Health Services & Policy Research, Healthcare delivery across the continuum for rural and remote seniors with dementia, Canadian Institutes of Health Research in partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation. Total: $925,000.00 for 2009 to 2014