• Els Duff.
  • Associate professor

    College of Nursing
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
    Room 477 - 89 Curry Place
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

    Phone: 204-474-7188
    Fax: 204-474-7682
    Email: els.duff@umanitoba.ca

Research groups

Research summary

As a nurse practitioner scientist, Dr. Duff collaborates with interdisciplinary research teams (social work, pharmacy, rehab sciences, economics, provincial nurse leaders and federal policy analysts) to conduct research focusing on substance use, nursing education, and practice. Dr. Duff’s research of substance use, nurse education, or health human resources includes using health data linkage from administrative data, GIS geographical data visualization, developing infographics, data collection – qualitative, quantitative, and content mapping/synthesis.


Dr. Elsie Duff (she/her/hers) is an associate professor in the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba and is a nurse practitioner. Dr. Duff has complete large and small scale projects related to nurses and nurse practitioners in Canada and Internationally. Dr. Duff currently practices as a nurse practitioner in a virtual primary care setting and is a editorial board member on The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Duff has served as a board with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba and the Nurse Practitioner Association of Manitoba.


PhD, Western University

Advanced Nursing, Athabasca University

Master of Education, University of Manitoba

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Brandon University


Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)

Canadian Nurses Foundation Ann Beckingham Award (2015)

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences news

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College of Nursing
Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
89 Curry Place
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus) 
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada