Dr. Papathanassoglou is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada. She received her BSc in Nursing from the University of Athens, Greece, her Masters degree from the Erasmus European Inter-University Collaboration Program, her PhD from the University of Rochester, NY, USA, and post-doctoral training as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. She is exploring the effects of non-pharmacological, integrative interventions and stress responses in critical care. She is an Ambassador of the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses (WFCCN) 2015-2020 and co-Editor of CONNECT: The Official Journal of WFCCN. 


Position/Title: Associate Professor

Institution: University of Alberta

Department: Faculty of Nursing

Email: papathan@ualberta.ca


Link to Institutional Profile: N/A

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Areas of Expertise: Nursing, non-pharmacological interventions, stress in critical care, Inflammatory response, collaboration, ethics

Names of Current Grants/Project Titles:

2016-2018. Relaxation for critically ill Patient Outcomes and Stress-coping Enhancement (REPOSE): Clinical Trial of an Integrative Intervention to improve critically ill patients’ outcomes.

2016. Focus Group Investigation of the Barriers, Opportunities and Strategies of Implementing Integrative Therapy Approaches in Critical Care