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Dr. Elizabeth Keys , PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

University of British Columbia

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Dr. Elizabeth Keys, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at UBC Okanagan. She is a registered nurse with a clinical background in community and public health nursing focused on promoting maternal, child, and family wellbeing in the community. Dr. Keys obtained her PhD and BN from the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary and completed an interdisciplinary CIHR-funded postdoctoral fellowship at Dalhousie University in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Her research aims to promote and maintain infant and maternal mental health by supporting the interaction between parent-child interactions and sleep health. In her research, Dr. Keys examines how innovative approaches and models of care, such as eHealth and precision health, can be leveraged to contribute to sustainable health services transformation and real-world improvements in lives of mothers and their families. 

Area of Research Expertise
Sleep; Mothers; Parent-child interaction; eHealth; Mixed methods