Pertice Moffitt

Position: Aurora College

Pertice Moffitt is a Manager and Instructor in the Health Research Programs at Aurora Research Institute of Aurora College in Yellowknife. She has practiced nursing administration, education and research in the Northwest Territories (NWT) for the past three decades. Her research on women’s health has addressed a range of topics including breastfeeding and mothering, quality of life of older adults, intimate partner violence and rural and remote nursing. She is experienced in a variety of research methods including fourth generation evaluation, ethnography, grounded theory and photovoice.

Dr. Moffitt has held funding from national agencies, such as Social Sciences and Health Research Council, Canadian Institute of Health Research, and the Public Health Agency of Canada. She teaches in the undergraduate nursing program at Aurora College and in the graduate nursing program at Athabasca University. She is recipient of territorial awards such as the Wise Woman Award from the NWT Status of Women Council and the Government of NWT Premier’s Award of Excellence.