Susan Dahinten, PhD, RN, MBA

Associate Professor

Dr. Dahinten’s research focuses on child development, with an emphasis on the intersection of child, family and community factors that influence the health and development of children and youth, and an evaluation of  public health efforts aimed at the early identification  and prevention of developmental problems. Recent research has addressed the impact of workplace factors on nurse and patient outcomes. 

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Publications (not indexed on PubMed):

Ronquillo, C., Dahinten, V.S., Bungay, V., & Currie, L. (in press). The MOBile-Health and Implementation Leadership Evaluation (MOBILE) Nurse Model. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research.

Havaei F., Dahinten V.S., MacPhee M. (in press). The effect of nursing care delivery models on registered nurse outcomes. Sage Open Nursing.

Arim, R.G., Guèvremont, A., Dahinten, V.S., Kohen, D.E. (2018). The use of administrative data to study the Triple P-Positive Parenting Program. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 8(3/4), 59-78. doi:10.18357/ijcyfs83/4201718001

Havaei, F., & Dahinten, V.S. (2017). How well does the CWEQ II measure structural empowerment? Findings from applying item response theory. Administrative Sciences, 7(2), 15. doi:10.3390/admsci7020015​

Almutairi, A.F. & Dahinten, V.S. (2017). Factor structure of Alumutairi’s Critical Cultural Competence Scale. Administrative Sciences, 7(2), 13. doi: 10.3390/admsci7020015​

MacPhee, M., Dahinten, V.S., & Havaei, F. (2017). The impact of heavy nurse workloads on patient and nurse outcomes. Administrative Sciences, 7(2), doi: 10.3390/admsci7010007​

Premji, S.S., & Maternal Infant Global Health Team (MiGHT). (2014). Perinatal distress in women in low- and middle-income countries: Allostatic load as a framework to examine the effect of perinatal distress on preterm birth and infant health. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18 (10), 2393-2407. DOI 10.1007/s10995-014-1479-y and doi.org/10.1007/s10995-014-1539-3 (erratum).

Dahinten, V.S., Arim, R.G., Guèvremont, A., & Kohen, D.E. (2014). The case for using administrative data to examine a population-based parenting intervention. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 7(2), 115-124 pages.

Goelman, H., Anstett, S., Backman, C., Brynelsen, D., Cameron, D., Canam, C., Dahinten, S. et al. (2008). Three complementary community-based approaches to the early identification of young children at risk for developmental delays/disorders. Infants and Young Children, 21, 306-323.

Dahinten, V.S., Shapka, J.D., & Willms, J.D. (2007). Adolescent children of adolescent mothers: The impact of family functioning on trajectories of development. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36, 195-212.

Kornelsen, J., Dahinten, V.S., Carty, E., & Gillespie, E.M. (2002). Physicians’ attitudes towards midwifery in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice, 1(1), 6-12.

Book Chapters:

Hejazi, S., Dahinten, V.S., Ratner, P., & Marshall, S. (2019). Developmental trajectories of weight status in childhood and adolescence (Chapter 2).  In D. Bagchi (Ed.), Global view on childhood obesity: Current status, consequences and prevention (2nd ed.). San Diego: Elsevier.  

Dahinten, V. S., Arim, R. G., Guèvremont, A., & Kohen, D. E. (2015). The case for using administrative data to examine a population-based parenting intervention. In J. Merrick (Ed.) Child Health and Human Development Yearbook 2014 (Chapter 12). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Goelman, H., Ford, L., Pighini, M., Dahinten, S., Harris, S., Synnes, A., Tse, L., Ball, J., & Hayes, V. (2011). What we learned about early identification and screening. In H. Goelman, J. Pivik, and M. Guhn (Eds.), New Approaches to Research in Early Child Development: Rules, Rituals, and Realities (pp. 95-115). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.   

Hejazi, S., Dahinten, V. S., Ratner, P., & Marshall, S. (2010). Developmental trajectories of weight status in childhood and adolescence.  In D. Bagchi (Ed.), Global view on childhood obesity: Current status, consequences and prevention (pp. 21-30). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.  

Ford, L. & Dahinten, V.S. (2005). The use of intelligence tests in the assessment of preschool children. In D. P. Flanagan & P. L. Harrison (Eds). Contemporary intellectual assessment: Theories, tests, and issues (2nd ed., pp. 487-503). New York: Guildford Press.

Dahinten, V. S., & Willms, J. D. (2002). The effects of adolescent childbearing on children’s outcomes. In J. D. Willms (Ed.), Vulnerable Children: Findings from Canada’s National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (pp. 243-258). University of Alberta Press.

Teaching

Supervisor eligibiity: 

  • MHLP
  • MN
  • MSN – thesis
  • MSN – non-thesis
  • PhD
Graduate Supervision