Vice-Dean, Education

Christine A. Ateah, RN, PhD
Vice-Dean, Education, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Professor, College of Nursing
Curriculum Vitae

Phone: 204-474-8394

Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
89 Curry Place, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

“I am interested in parent education and support to promote healthy child development; and interprofessional collaboration and education to promote quality, safety and patient-centered care.”


Dr. Christine Ateah has taught and conducted research in the area of child and family health promotion for over 20 years. Dr. Ateah's specific expertise is parent education to promote healthy child development and prevent child maltreatment. Research studies included evaluation of the 'Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting' (PDEP) violence prevention program, abused women's mothering experiences, new parents' information needs, parental use of physical punishment, and pre-natal parent education. She has presented and published her research at the local, national and international levels. Dr. Ateah has co-authored Canadian textbooks on growth and development, pediatric nursing and co-edited a book on family violence prevention. 


  • Parent education and support
  • Physical punishment use with children
  • Prevention of child abuse


  • To view publications, please see Dr. Ateah's CV linked above


  • PhD, University of Manitoba
  • MEd, University of Alberta
  • BN, University of Manitoba



Office of the Vice-Dean Education, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Phone: 204-789-3309 | Fax: 204-789-3929

290 Brodie Centre
750 Bannatyne Ave,
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 0W2

Dr. Christine Ateah, Vice Dean, Education
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Phone: 204-480-1378

Shannon Bloodworth, Administrative Assistant
Vice-Dean, Education
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Phone: 204-789-3309