Manal Alzghoul, RN, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor, Nursing

Dr. Manal Alzghoul

Building GLN 114

Phone 905 688 5550 Extention 5821

Dr. Manal Alzghoul is a registered Nurse in Jordan, the UK, and Canada with a clinical background in pediatric, acute, and critical care nursing.

She has a range of teaching experiences at both undergraduate and graduate levels. She has been involved in the curriculum design, development, and teaching of a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of Relational Practice, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Therapeutic Communication, Care and Comfort Skills, Adult Health Assessment, Nursing Research, Fundamentals of Nursing, Adult Illness Concepts, as well as Accident and Emergency Care.

Her research focuses on various research interests that fall within the broad topic areas of diversity and equity in the access and utilization of health care services.

Her current research activities focus on the following core areas: Injury Prevention, Immigrant Health, Perinatal Care, Nursing Ethics, Rural Health, and Nursing Education. Using an interdisciplinary approach and a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods, Manal Alzghoul is currently working on different research projects with multidisciplinary teams of researchers, faculty from diverse academic disciplines, and community-based health care providers, nationally and internationally.

  • Injury Prevention
  • Immigrant Health
  • Perinatal Care
  • Nursing Ethics
  • Rural Health
  • Nursing Education

Grants & Current Research Projects

(2022-2-27). Kristman VL, Martin L, Sanderson K, Alzghoul M, M. MLTSD EPID@ Work Research Institute Core Funding.
Funding Source: Ministry of Labor, Training and Skill Development.
Total Funding: ($5,500,000).
Role: Co-applicant

(2022-2023). Alzghoul, M.M, Kristman VL, McQueen, K. Awareness of and existing tools for occupational health and safety immigrants: a systematic review.
Funding Source: Ministry of Labor, Training and Skill Development.
Total Funding: $100,000.
Role: Principal applicant

(2022-2023). Alzghoul, M.M & OConnor. Nursing students’ Experiences of Ethical Decision-Making in Clinical Settings in Northern Ontario.
Funding Source: Regional Research Fund, Lakehead University.
Total Funding: $1,500.00
Role: Principal applicant

(2020-2023). Alzghoul, M.M, Souraya Sidani, and Vicki Kristman. Mixed methods study of immigrant parents’ perceptions of factors contributing to and strategies to prevent unintentional injuries in children in northern and rural Ontario
Funding Source: SSHRC Insight Development Program (IDG)
Total Funding: $65,250
Role: Principal applicant.

(2020-2021). Alzghoul, M.M & Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio. Mental health-seeking behaviour among Canadian immigrants
Funding Source: Lakehead university Regional Health Fund
Total Funding: $1,200
Role: Principal applicant.

  • College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO),
  • Canadian Nurses Association (CNA),
  • Jordanian Nurse and Midwives Council,
  • The Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK)
  • Fox, M., Butler, J., Sidani, S.,  Alzghoul, M,M ., et al. Family caregivers’ perspectives on the acceptability of four interventions proposed for rural transitional care: A multi-method study”. PLOS ONE. Submitted April , 2022
  • Fox, M., Butler, J., Sidani, S.,  Alzghoul, M,M.,  et al.   Family caregivers’ preparedness for the discharge of a relative at risk for readmission, and experiences of rural transitional care in Ontario Canada:A multi-method study.Journal of Integrated Science. 2022. Submitted Oct, 2021.
  • Jones-Bonofiglio, K., &  Alzghoul, M. M.  (2021). Into the Grey Zone: Retired Nurses’ Reflections on Ethics in Canadian Nursing Practice. Canadian Journal of Bioethics/Revue canadienne de bioéthique, 4(1), 47-56.
  • Alzghoul MM,  Jones-Bonofiglio K. Nurses’ tension-based ethical decision making in rural acute care settings. Nursing Ethics. 2020;27(4):1032-1043. doi: 10.1177/0969733020906594
  • Alzghoul, M. M.,  Møller, H., Wakewich, P., & Dowsley, M. (2020). Perinatal care experiences of Muslim women in Northwestern Ontario, Canada: A qualitative study.  Women and Birth.
  • Fox, M. T., Sidani, S, Butler, J. I., Skinner,M. W., &  Alzghoul,M. M . (2019).Adapting      hospital-to-home transitional care interventions to the rural healthcare context in Ontario, Canada: Protocol of a multi-method descriptive study.  BMJ Open, 9 (5), e028050.
  • Alzghoul, M. M.,  & Spadoni, M. (2019). Reflecting on– traditions, ceremony, and the formation of bachelor-prepared nurses.  Journal of ReflectivePractice
  • Alzghoul, M. M ., Shakhatreh, M.K., & Al-Sheyab, N. (2017). Unintentional injuries and violence among adults in northern Jordan: A hospital-based retrospective study.  International Journal of Environmental Research and PublicHealth, 14 (4), 343.
  • Alzghoul. M. M.  (2014). The experience of nurses working with trauma patients in critical care and emergency settings: A qualitative study from Scottish nurses’ perspectives.  International Journalof Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing,18 (1), 13-22.