• Suzanne Lydia Lennon.
  • Assistant professor

    College of Nursing
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
    Room 333 - 89 Curry Place
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

    Phone: 204-474-7136
    Email: suzanne.lennon@umanitoba.ca

Research summary

Dr. Suzanne Lennon’s research focuses on several topics which are linked by the target population of women of childbearing age, their families, and their communities.

All the projects within her program of research are conducted through a gendered lens.

Dr. Lennon employs a range of research methodologies, including psychometrics, and mixed methods.

Notably, she focuses on pregnancy risk perception for both women and their male partners, instrument development, the experience of child apprehension for both mother and father, and the effect apprehension has on parental health and well-being.

Research affiliations 

Children’s Health Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM)

Research groups

Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nursing (Ottawa, Ontario Canada)

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Canada (Ottawa, Ontario Canada)


Dr. Lennon completed her Bachelor of Nursing in 1997.

She has extensive clinical nursing experience on high-risk labour and delivery and the Intermediate Care Nursery at the Health Sciences Center.

She was able to fast-track into the PhD program and graduated Cum Laude in the College of Nursing’s first PhD cohort.

She has taught a number of courses in the undergraduate nursing program, including Evidence Informed Practice, Gender and Reproductive Health and Nursing Leadership.


PhD, University of Manitoba (2018)

Bachelor of Nursing, University of Manitoba (1997)

Bachelor of Arts, University of Winnipeg (1993) 

Contact us

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