Dr. Jennifer Knopp-Sihota NP Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Jennifer Knopp-Sihota


Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Disciplines, Athabasca University

Associate Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015), Translating Research in Elder Care, University of Alberta
  • PhD (2012), Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
  • MN (2001), Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
  • BScN (1996), Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta

Research Interests

Clinical Background

I practice clinically as a nurse practitioner with Indigenous Services Canada, Government of Canada.

Grants - Recent

2020 – 2021

Academic Research Fund, Athabasca University. Non-Drug Interventions for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia-Related Behaviours. PI: Knopp-Sihota, J. A. ($6,000).

2019/01 – 2022

CIHR: Project Grant. SUSTAINMENT, SUSTAINABILITY, AND SPREAD STUDY (SSASSy): An Exploratory Study of Factors that Contribute to the Sustainment, Sustainability & Spread of a Complex Quality Improvement Intervention in Canadian Nursing Homes. N-PI: Berta, W. B. Co-PIs: Estabrooks, C. A., Wagg, A. S. (Co-Is): Chamberlain, S. A., Clement, F. A., Cranley, L. A., Doupe, M., Easterbrook, A. M., Ginsburg, L. R., Hoben, M., Keefe, J. M., Knopp-Sihota, J. A., Norton, P. G., Rappon, T., Reid, C. R., Song, Y., Squires, J. E. ($967,724).

2018/04 – 2022/03

CIHR: Project Grant. Improving Pain Assessment in Nursing Home Residents with Dementias. (PI): Knopp-Sihota, J. A., Co-Is: Doupe, M., Estabrooks, C. A., Hoben, M., Kaasalainen, S., Parker, D., Poss, J., Thompson, G. KUs: Mann, J., VanWicklin, C. ($577,574).

2016/07 – 2019/12

CIHR: Project Grant. Safer Care for Older People in (residential) Environments (SCOPE). PI: Wagg, A. S., Estabrooks, C. A.(Co-Is): Andersen, E., Anderson, M., Anderson, R., Baumbusch, J., Berta, W. B., Clement, F., Cranley, L., Cummings, G., Dearing, J., Doupe, M., Ginsburg, L., Holroyd-Leduc, J., Keefe, J., Knopp-Sihota, J., Lanham, H., McGregor, M., Norton, P., Profetto-McGrath, J., Reid, C., Senthilselvan, S., Smith, M., Squires, J., Collaborators: Anderson, C., Collins, M., Dewar, L., Dacombe Dewar, L., Forbes, H., Kozak-Campbell, C., Lamont, L., McKenzie, I., Mansell, L., McLeod, D., Regier, C., Risling, E., Taylor, D., Thompson, G., Trinidad, G., Schultz, M. ($1,195,000).

2015/09 – 2018/12

Alzheimer’s Society of Canada: Alzheimer Society Research Program. Improving Assessment of Pain in Nursing Home Residents with Moderate to Severe Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Knopp-Sihota, J. A. (PI), Estabrooks, C. A., Squires, J. E., Hoben, M., Poss, J. ($120,000)


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