Speaker's Profile

Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler, BSN, MEd, PhD, FAAN

Institutional Affiliation:
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK Canada

Job Title:
Professor and Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies

Academic Credentials:


Quality Care, Nursing Education


BSN, 1973, St. Olaf College, Northfield MN, Nursing

MEd, 1984, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB, Health Education

PhD, 1994, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH, Nursing


Lepnurm, R., Dobson, R., Stamler, L. L., Persaud, D. & Keegan, D. (2011). “Modeling the Effect of Management on Quality of Care”. Poster, Rising to the Challenge: Relationships, Resources, and Realities, Canadian College of Health Leaders Conference, Whistler, BC, June 4.

 Berry, L.E., Stamler, L., Bilinski, H., Butler, L., Smadu, M., & Woods, P. (2011). “Leading from the inside out and the outside in: Developing a framework for global health initiatives at the University of Saskatchewan”. Paper, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Academic Leadership Conference, Quebec City, QC, May 2-5.

Stamler, L. L., MacDonald, M., Knibbs, K., Schoenfeld, B., Meagher-Stewart, D., Underwood, J., & Gannon, R. (2009). “Developing Leadership in Public Health Nursing”. Sigma Theta Tau International 40th Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN, November 3.

Froude, S., Meagher-Stewart, D., Rasjic, C., Seaman, P., Stamler, L. L., Valitis, R.(2009). “Pandemic Planning: The Role of Schools of Nursing in Disasters”. International Council of Nurses, Durban, South Africa, July 3.

Stamler, L. L., & Butler, L. (2009). “Ethical Recruitment and Migration: Partnerships for Nursing Education Leadership” Paper. Global Alliance for Nursing Education and Scholarship Inaugural Conference, Toronto, ON. October 2.


Ganann, R., Underwood, J., Matthews, S., Goodyear, R., Stamler, L. L., Meagher-Stewart, D., Monroe, V. (2010). Leadership Attributes: A Key to Optimal Utilization of the Community Health Nursing Workforce. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 23(2), 60-71.

Stamler, L. L. & Gabriel, A. (2010). Professional failure to thrive – A threat to quality care? Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 23(1), 22-31.

Rukholm, E. E., Stamler, L. L., Talbot, L. R., Bednash, G., Raines, F., Potempa, K., Nugent, P., Macleod Clark, J., Berhauser, S., Parfitt, B. (2009). Scaling up the global nursing health workforce: Contributions of an international organization. Collegian, 16(1), 41-45.

Stamler, L. L. & Yiu, L. (Eds.) (2012). Community Health Nursing: A Canadian Perspective – 3rd ed. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

Kozier, B., Erb, G., Berman,  A., Snyder, S. J., Bouchal, S. J. R., Hirst, S, Yiu, L., Stamler, L. L., & Buck, M. (Eds.) (2010). Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing Concepts, Process, and Practice. (2nd Canadian Edition). Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

Grants and Projects:

2011:   Lepnurm, R. (PI). Managing Quality in Hospitals”. Co-Investigators: Roy Dobson, Lynnette Stamler, David Keegan, David Persaud; Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Saskatchewan Regional Partnerships Program-operating grant, $231,943 - 04/2011 to 03/2012.

2010:   Tung, T., Stamler, L.L., “Practice Patients for Advanced Practice Nursing”. 2010-2011 Provost’s Project Grant for Innovative Practice in Teaching and Learning, $10,000 University of Saskatchewan.

2010:   Lepnurm, R. (PI). “Managing Quality in Hospitals”, Co-Investigators: Roy Dobson, David Keegan, David Persaud, Lynnette Stamler;  Operating grant, Canadian Institutes of Health Research-National Priority Announcement-Knowledge Translation to Action,  $100,000 - 04/2010 to 03/2011.         

2009:   Tomblyn-Murphy, G., Dalhousie University, & Lepnurm R.,, University of Saskatchewan (co-PI). “Research to Action: Applied Workplace Solutions for Nurses: Saskatchewan Pilot Project: Improving Patient, Nurse, and Organizational Outcomes Utilizing Formal Nurse-Patient Ratios”. $528,000 over two years,  Health Canada, Saskatchewan Union of Nurses, Ministry of Health of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Health Region,( Co-Investigators: L. L. Stamler, M. Smadu & L. Berry).