Sandra Small


“I have a long-standing interest in coping with chronic illness and resultant disability. This project will afford me an opportunity to further my research pursuit in this area.”


Key Appointments

  • Associate Professor


  • BN Memorial University
  • MScN University of Toronto
  • PhD University of Alberta

Areas of expertise

Dr. Small has a broad range of expertise from chronic illness, including coping with and managing chronic lung disease and resultant disability, to health promotion and disease prevention.

Research Activities

Dr. Small’s main research activities have been in the areas of coping with and managing chronic lung disease, smoking prevention, and smoking cessation. Her research method expertise is qualitative, including generic qualitative analysis, grounded theory, and phenomenology.

Contact Information

Sandra Small