Jacqueline Smith

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Nursing


University of Calgary, 2015


University of Calgary, 2011


University of Calgary, 2009

Diploma Nursing

Foothills Hospital School of Nursing, 1986

Contact information


Professional Faculties : PF122F


Research Interests

  • Mental illness and stigma within Emergency settings
  • Mental health and stress related experiences within post secondary settings
  • Mindfulness, emotional health, and wellbeing
  • Narrative Inquiry
  • Cannabis harm reduction & educational tools for university students


Jacqueline Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary She is the team lead for the Faculty of Nursing’s Mental Health & Wellness Learning Community and the course design team lead for the Addiction & Mental Health Graduate Certificate. Jacqueline is an educator, graduate student supervisor and a published researcher within her field of study that addresses addiction and mental health across the life span. In addition to her academic responsibilities, Jacqueline is a family counsellor, trauma (EMDR) therapist and a mindfulness practitioner. She is a member of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Education and Research and a member of the Advisory Committee for Drug Free Kids Canada.


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