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Jean Hughes is Professor in the School of Nursing and holds an appointment with the IWK Health Centre (Research Scientist, Psychiatry). Her research and publications concentrate on marginalized populations with a focus on mental health issues and are funded by a number of Federal and Provincial sources. Her research employs multiple methods (quantitative, qualitative), large administrative datasets (publicly funded health and social service data), and is interdisciplinary, community-based, and participatory in nature. Her research also includes expertise from a range of disciplines and sectors (community, government, NGO and university sectors), and integrates diverse research designs to enable a holistic exploration of phenomena.

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