As a member of the Science of Teaching and Learning team, James uses research and program evaluation methods to collaborate with faculty on the design, development, and implementation of program evaluation projects related to academic programming, curriculum development, and program effectiveness across both campuses. In addition, he develops, delivers, and evaluates resources to aid faculty in their teaching and learning utilizing modes of delivery such as workshops, guiding documents, and VR simulations.


James Plohman graduated from the University of Manitoba with a BSc (Hons) and MSc. His background includes 18 years of research management and evaluation experience in the health sciences at the University of British Columbia, Division of Infectious Diseases and University of Manitoba, College of Nursing.  His areas of interest and expertise include online surveys, quantitative data management and analysis, workshop development and delivery, human research ethics and the use of VR in teaching and learning.


BSc(Hons), MSc


Chernomas, W.M., Shapiro, C.R., Plohman, J.C., Rabbani, R. (2023). Stress, depression, and anxiety among undergraduate nursing students in the time of a pandemic. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship. Article 20(1): Art. No. 20220096

Hack, T.F., Bell, A., Plohman, J. & Temple, B. (2019). Research citation analysis of Canadian nursing academics: 9-year follow-up. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 75(6): 1141-114.

Hack, T.F., Crooks, D., Plohman, J. & Kepron, E. (2014). Citation analysis of Canadian psycho-oncology and supportive care researchers. Supportive Care in Cancer. 22(2): 315-324.

Cepanec, D., Clarke, D., Plohman, J., Gerard, J. (2013). Engaging undergraduate nursing students in research: The students’ experience of a summer internship program pilot project. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(8): 466-469.

Hack, T.F., Crooks, D., Plohman, J. & Kepron, E. (2010). Research citation analysis of nursing academics in Canada: Identifying success indicators. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(11): 2542-2549.

Bres O., Plohman J.C., and Eales, J.G. (2006). A cDNA for a putative type III deiodinase in the trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): influence of holding conditions and thyroid hormone treatment on its hepatic expression. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 145: 92- 100.

Eales, J.G., Devlin, R., Higgs, D.A., McLeese, J.M., Oakes, J.D. & Plohman, J. (2004). Thyroid function in growth-hormone-transgenic coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 82(8): 1225-1229.

Plohman, J.C., Dick, T.A., and Eales, J.G. (2002). Thyroid of lake sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens. I. Hormone levels in blood and tissues, Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 125: 47-55.

Plohman, J.C., Dick, T.A., and Eales, J.G. (2002). Thyroid of lake sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens. II. Deiodination properties, distribution, and effects of diet, growth, and a T3 challenge. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 125: 56-66.

Fines, G.A., Plohman, J., Eales, J.G. (1999). Effect of experimental 3,5,3'- triiodothyronine hyperthyroidism on thyroid hormone deiodination in brain regions and liver of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 77: 1185-1191.