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About Shannon L. Sibbald

Shannon L. Sibbald is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Studies and the Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health at Western University. Her main areas of teaching include health policy, health promotion, program evaluation, health occupations and health management. Her current research focuses on knowledge management and knowledge translation across various healthcare sectors (including primary care, acute care, senior/elder care and public health). Dr. Sibbald's current projects include an exploration of knowledge management processes and tools used by healthcare organizations to capture, share, and store tacit and explicit knowledge (or intellectual capital), and innovative techniques for communication and knowledge sharing in health (for example knowledge visualization). Sibbald is also exploring the role of health promotion, health communication and social media in healthcare organizations. Dr. Sibbald uses primarily qualitative research methods including multiple-case comparison, narrative approach, grounded theory, content and discourse analysis; she also uses social network analysis to study knowledge and evidence flow in teams.


Present Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health, Western University

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School of Health Studies
Faculty of Information and Media Studies
The University of Western Ontario
Room 222, Arthur and Sonia Labbatt Health Sciences Building
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext.85275


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