Nancy Moules

Associate Dean, Research

Faculty of Nursing


Faculty of Nursing

Kids Cancer Care Foundation Chair in Child Family Care

University of Calgary


University of Calgary, 2000


University of Calgary, 1997


University of Calgary, 1995

Nursing Diploma

Foothills Hospital School of Nursing, 1979

Contact information


Professional Faculties Building : PF2228


Research Interests

  • Pediatric oncology
  • Palliative care


Nancy Moules supervises students, Master's and Doctoral students, who are researching in areas related to her program of research and/or are engaged in hermeneutic research. She also sits on many supervisory committees within nursing and other faculties and is an external thesis examiner at the University of Calgary, nationally, and internationally.


A professor in the Faculty of Nursing, Dr. Moules also holds the Kids Cancer Care Foundation Chair in Child and Family Cancer Care. She is the editor of the Journal of Applied Hermeneutics and co-founder of the Canadian Hermeneutic Institute. Dr. Moules supervises masters and doctoral students with interests in her research areas of hermeneutics, paediatric oncology, grief, and family. Dr. Moules is a PORT (Psychosocial Oncology Research Training) mentor, and members of CAPO (Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology) and COG (Children’s Oncology Group). 

A recipient of teaching excellence awards, including the University of Calgary Teaching Excellence in Graduate Supervision, and two CARNA Research Excellence awards (Research 2011; Education, 2015), she was the 2012 recipient of the CNA Order of Merit for Nursing Education and the CASN 2015 Excellence in Nursing Education. She held a Killam Annual Professorship from 2012-2013 and was admitted to the Order of the University of Calgary in 2013.


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