|Judith Kulig is a Professor in the Nursing Program within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada where she teaches undergraduate students. Judith’s clinical background is in community health. She has worked with numerous multicultural groups including First Nations communities in Northern British Columbia and Alberta, Cambodian and Central American refugees and Conservative Mennonites.
Judith has devoted her research program to understanding rural health issues specifically addressing unique groups who live in rural areas, nursing practice in rural and remote Canada and community resiliency in rural communities. She has been funded by the three top Canadian funding agencies: the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council. Her research emphasizes community and decision maker involvement from its inception. In addition, she has implemented dissemination venues that reach the participants, residents and decision makers equally. Judith has published widely in multi-disciplinary journals and she has presented as a keynote speaker in Canada and Australia. Judith is Past Chair of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society for which she was one of the founding members.