Jen Akeroyd, R.N., B.Sc.N., M.I.R. Share This OHSU Content



PhD student, OHSU School of Nursing


Lives in: Salem, OR
Student Status: Full-time
Advisor: Kristin Lutz, Ph.D., R.N (Chair)
Gail Houck, Ph.D., R.N
Nancy Findholt, Ph.D., R.N. 


Focus Areas

Community-health; Physical Activity; Built Environment

Dissertation Topic

Intersectoral Action for Health: A grounded theory of collaboration between the health and transportation sectors.

Professional Organizations

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Conference Attendance

Akeroyd, J. Constructing a Theory of Intersectoral Collaboration: A proposed method and methodology. Poster Presentation, Western Institute of Nursing Research, Portland, Oregon, April, 2012.

Akeroyd, J. Evaluating Reflective Thinking Measurement Tools: A critique of their utility. Poster Presentation, Western Institute of Nursing Research, Portland, Oregon, April, 2012.


Lutz, K, F., Hassouneh, D, Akeroyd, J. & Beckett, A. K. (2013). Balancing survival and resistance: Experiences of faculty of color in predominantly Euro American schools of nursing. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Vol 6(2), 127-146.

Hassouneh, D., Akeroyd, J., Lutz, K. & Beckett, A.K. (2012). Exclusion and Control: Patterns aimed at limiting the influence of faculty of color. Journal of Nursing Education, 51, Online in Advance, 1-12. 

Akeroyd, J., Oandasan, I., Alsaffar, A., Whitehead, C. & Lingard, L. (2009). Perceptions of the Role of the Registered Nurse in an Urban Interprofessional Academic Family Practice Setting: Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 22(2), 73-84.

Lear, W., Akeroyd, J., Mittman, N., & Murray, C. (2008). Measurement of utility in non-melanoma skin cancer, Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery,12(3), 102-106.

McGillis Hall, L., Pink, L., Lalonde, M., Tomblin, Murphy, G., O'Brien-Pallas, L., Laschinger, H., Tourangeau, A., Besner, J.,White, D., Tregunno, D., Thomson, D., Peterson, J., Seto, L., & Akeroyd, J. (2006). Nurse Staffing Decision Making Models: Canadian Perspectives. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice, 7(4), 261-269.