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 have been a nurse practitioner (NP) for over 15 years in Alberta and practice clinically in acute care at the University of Alberta Hospital and in primary care with Indigenous Services Canada, Government of Canada.

Grants - Recent

2018/04 – 2021/03

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 – 2019

CIHR: Project Scheme. 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 – 2018

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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