Dr. Emily Jenkins, a registered nurse, is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia.
She brings extensive clinical and research expertise from acute and community mental health and substance use settings. Her clinical training and experience informs her program of research, which aims to enhance mental health outcomes and reduce substance use harms for Canadians through mental health promotion strategies; health services and policy redesign; and knowledge translation approaches.
Dr. Jenkins’ research is characterized by an “upstream” focus and includes studies exploring strategies to facilitate citizen engagement in mental health and substance use policy and intervention design, and youth-engaged research to promote mental health and reduce harms of substance use.
For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Jenkins, please see Google Scholar.