Adjunct Professor of Nursing

Department(s) or Program(s)


Dr. Engel completed her PhD at University of Alberta in 2003, and her MEd (Curriculum and instruction) at University of Calgary in 1986. She has received several awards for her professional achievements, including nomination for the CASN Excellence in Nursing Education Award. She has held academic leadership positions, including Chair, School of Nursing, Brock U; VP Academic, Niagara College; Dean of Health Studies, Medicine Hat College.

Research & Scholarship

Dr. Engel’s research has addressed mental health, pregnancy loss, and higher education.


  • Ph.D., University of Alberta (2003)
  • M.Ed. (Curriculum and instruction), University of Calgary (1986)

Recent Publications

Engel, J. (2020). Still here: Miscarriage and the ontology of the silent cradle. Cultural Studies  Critical Methodologies20(1), 16-25.

Engel, J., Prentice, D., & Taplay, K. (2017).  A power experience:  a phenomenological study of interprofessional education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 33, 204-211.

Engel, J., Salfi, J., Micsinszki, S., & Bodnar, A. (2017).  Informed strangers; Witnessing and responding to unethical care as student nurses. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 4. Doi: 10.1177/2333393617730208.

Engel, J., & Rempel, L. (2016). Health professional attitudes and practices regarding miscarriage.  MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 41, 51-7

Prentice, D., Engel, J., Taplay, K., & Stobbe, K. (2015). Interprofessional collaboration: the experience of nursing and medical students’ interprofessional education.  Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 1-9.  doi:10.1177/2333393614560566.

Cappelletti, A.P.B., Engel, J., & Prentice, D. (2014).  Systematic review of clinical judgment and reasoning in nursing.  Journal of Nursing Education, 53, 453-8. (Christine A. Tanner Scholarly Writing Award)

Moore, J., Engel, J., & Prentice, D. (2014). Relational ethics in everyday practice.  Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 24, 31-39.

Engel, J., & Prentice, D. (2013).  The ethics of interprofessional collaboration. Nursing Ethics, 20, 426-435.