• Susan McClement.
  • Professor

    College of Nursing
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
    Room 285 - 89 Curry Place
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

    Phone: 204-474-9515
    Fax: 204-474-7682
    Email: susan.mcclement@umanitoba.ca

Research summary 

Dr. McClement’s research areas include psychosocial dimensions of cancer-anorexia-cachexia syndrome; nursing education in palliative care; and understanding compassionate care in life-limiting illness.

Research affiliations 

  • Research affiliate, Riverview Health Centre


Dr. McClement began her nursing career at the Grace General Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she worked in adult medicine and intensive care. After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Victoria, she joined the Faculty of the Health Sciences Centre School of Nursing where she taught theoretical courses and clinically supervised students in adult medicine and surgery.

The thesis work she completed for her master of nursing degree at the University of Manitoba focused on explicating the critical nursing behaviors in the care of dying adults in the intensive care unit. Dr. McClement completed and interdisciplinary doctoral degree at the University of Manitoba. Her dissertation work focused on the development of an empirical model detailing the experiences of advanced cancer patients, their family members and health care providers in the face of cancer-anorexia-cachexia syndrome.

Serves as a member of the executive and board, of the Manitoba Medical Services Foundation.

Dr. McClement has provided palliative care education to nurses and allied health professionals in Cuba, and at Sichuan university in Chengdu China. Dr. McClement holds specialty certification in hospice/palliative care nursing from the Canadian Nurse’s Association. She served for six years as the scholar-in-residence for the nursing division, Saskatchewan institute for applied science and technology.

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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