UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 4 | Feb.
Sally Thorne has been named director of UBC's School of
Nursing for a five-year term.
An alumna, Thorne has been a faculty member since 1983. Her research
interests focus on patients' experiences within existing health
service delivery systems, with a particular focus on health-care
communication as it affects those with cancer and chronic disease.
Former associate director for graduate programs and research at
the school, she has taught a variety of graduate courses that explore
applying conceptual knowledge to clinical nursing practice, critical
thinking, nursing theory, and the philosophy of nursing science.
In 2001 she was awarded UBC's Killam Teaching Prize for Applied