Dr. Candice Waddell-Henowitch

R.P.N., B.Sc.P.N., M.P.N., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Phone:  (204) 727-7404
Fax:  (204) 571-8568
E-Mail:  Waddellc@brandonu.ca
Office #:  HSB 157


Candice Waddell-Henowitch is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatric Nursing at Brandon University. She holds a PhD in Community Health Science from the University of Manitoba and a Master’s degree in Psychiatric Nursing from Brandon University. Prior to her work with Brandon University, she was a registered psychiatric nurse in Australia, New Zealand, Manitoba, and remote communities in Nunavut. She was acknowledged nationally by the Canadian Alliance of Mental Illness and Mental Health with a Champion of Mental Health Award for her work in Nunavut improving community wellness through youth and community engagement. She has worked nationally and internationally on projects and collaborations focused on improving indigenous mental health and wellness and reducing the impact of trauma.


PhD in Community Health Science, University of Manitoba
Master of Psychiatric Nursing, Brandon University
Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing, Brandon University

Research Interests

Her research includes improving health care practice and systems through the lens of feminist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic and decolonizing approaches; and understanding the perspectives of individuals living with histories of mental illness and trauma.

Candice is a Full Member of the Faculty of graduate studies.

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications