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Alex Lukey

Graduate Student

School of Nursing

University of British Columbia

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Alex is a second-year MSN student at UBC Okanagan. She is also currently practicing as a Registered Nurse at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver in cardiology and cardiac surgery.  Alex’s research passions include applying technology to improve patient self-care and improving women’s health equity with population-based data. Alex’s thesis research is focusing on improving heart failure patient self-care through gamified education. She is also a recipient of the CIHR Women’s Health Clinical Mentorship Grant. Through this grant, she is growing her observational research skills by addressing novel drug combinations to improve ovarian cancer and heart disease outcomes.

Alex supports our Women's Health Blog as an Blog Reviewer. She lends her expertise in population public health to ensure our blog brings you credible information that is up to date.

Connect with Alex on Twitter @alexandralukey

Area of Research Expertise
Self-care; Women's health; Technology; Heart failure