Judy MacIntosh
Judith MacIntosh, RN, BN, MSc(N), PhD

Contact information

Judith MacIntosh
Professor Emerita
Phone: (506) 458-7638
Fax: (506) 453-4519

Towards a respectful workplace

Education summary:

  • BN, Dalhousie University School of Nursing, 1972
  • MSc (Nursing), McGill University, 1977. Thesis: An exploratory study of behaviours of children in pain
  • PhD, University of New Brunswick, 2002. Dissertation:Reworking professional identity: Processes and perceptions of experienced nurses


  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Ethel Johns Award of Distinction in Nursing Education (2012)
  • Canadian Institutes of HealthResearch New Investigator (2005-08)
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Award for Excellence in Nursing Education (2004)

Key area(s) of interest/expertise:

  • Violence, abuse, and bullying in the work place

Research, grants & publications summary

  • 2014-2019 CIHR Operating Grant Competition funding to team Scott-Storey, K., O’Donnell, S. Wuest, J., (PIs),  Hodgins, M., MacIntosh, J., Merritt-Gray, M., (Co-Is) for “Masculinities,
    Lifetime Violence and Health” ($383,676 over 5 years).
  • 2013-2015 NBHRF Operating Grant Competition funding to team Scott-Storey, K., Wuest, J.,MacIntosh, J., Hodgins, M., Merritt-Gray, M., O’Donnell, S. for “Masculinities,  Lifetime Violence Exposure, and Health” ($20,000 over 15 months).
  • 2011-2013 CIHR funding to team of MacDonald, H. L., (PI) Dube, N.I., LaFrance, M. N., & MacIntosh, J. A. Returning to work after depression: Implications for women's health ($113,466)
  • 2010- 2013 CIHR RPP. MacIntosh (PI), Wuest, & Bulman  (Co-Is). Men's health promotion and work engagement in the context of workplace bullying  ($131,988).
  • 2007-2011CIHR funding to team of Ford-Gilboe, Varcoe, Wuest (PIs) and CoApplicants: Davies, Guruge, Hankivsky, Lent, MacIntosh, Merritt-Gray, & Smye. The effects of personal, social and economic resources on physical and mental health of women in the early years after leaving an abusive partner: Waves 3, 4, and 5 ($219,923).
  • 2006-2008National Crime Prevention Centre, Crime Prevention Action Fund funding to MMFCFVR Work Place Abuse Research Team, MacIntosh (PI) to study Organizational bullying reduction strategies ($75,718).
  • 2006-09CIHR funding to team of MacIntosh (PI), Wuest, & Merritt-Gray(Co-Is) to study the Health promotion processes of women who have experienced workplace bullying and intimate partner violence ($179,712).
  • 2006-09SSHRC funding to team of MacIntosh (PI), Wuest, & Merritt-Gray (Co-Is) to study the Effects of workplace bullying on women’s patterns of engagement in the workforce ($68,611).
  • 2006 CIHR LOI funded to develop proposal, CoPIs: McGregor, (York), Paton (Calgary), & Jensen (York) to study Nursing abuse: Healing the learning environment in educational and healthcare settings ($10,000).
  • 2005-06 SSHRC funding to team of Paterson (PI), Gibson, MacIntosh, Dykeman, Letourneau, Fischer (U of T), & Stewart (U of A) to study the Social support networks and need for social support among adults with chronic pain who are enrolled in methadone treatment ($119,692).
  • 2005-08 CIHR New Investigator under New Emerging Team (NET) Grant on the Long-term health effects of woman abuse.
  • 2004-05 Canadian Nurses Association, Nursing Care Partnership Fund to team of Dykeman, Paterson, Stewart, Getty, Cruttenden, Wilson, & MacIntosh for research into Nursing roles in the Community Health Clinic ($30,000).


  • O’Donnell, S., Bulman, D., & MacIntosh, J. (accepted June 2016). The support needs of men who are bullied at work. International Journal of Men’s Health, Scheduled for publication in Vol. 16, #1 (Spring 2017).
  • MacIntosh, J., Wuest, J., Ford-Gilboe, M., & Varcoe, C. (2015). Cumulative effects of multiple forms of violence and abuse on women. Violence & Victims, 30(3), 502-521.
  • O’Donnell, S., & MacIntosh, J. (2016). Gender and workplace bullying: Men’s experiences of surviving bullying at work. Qualitative Health Research, 26(3), 351-366.
  • MacIntosh, J., Wuest, J., & Bulman, D. (2014). Sustaining men’s sense of self after workplace bullying. New Zealand Journal of Human Resources Management, 14(2), 57-68.

  • Ballem, A., & MacIntosh, J. (2014). Narrative exploration: Experienced nurses’ stories of working with new graduates. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36(3), 374-387.
  • MacIntosh, J., Wuest, J., Ford-Gilboe, M., & Varcoe, C. (under review June 2013). Effects of intimate partner violence and workplace bullying on women. Violence and Victims.
  • MacIntosh, J., & Noble, M. (May 2012). Violence in the workplace. Accepted for publication  in Springer Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research, anticipated release January 2014.
  • MacIntosh, J. (2012). Workplace bullying influences women’s engagement in the workforce.  Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 33(11), 762–768.  DOI:10.3109/01612840.2012.708701.
  • MacIntosh, J., O’Donnell, S., Wuest, J., & Merritt Gray, M. (2011). How workplace bullying changes how women promote their health. International Journal of Workplace Health Management (IJWHM), 4(1), 48-66. doi: 10.1108/17538351111118590.
  • MacIntosh, J., Wuest, J., Merritt Gray, M., & Aldous, S. (2010). Effects of workplace bullying on how women work. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32 (7), 910-931. 
  • Higgins, B. L., & MacIntosh, J. (published on line Mar 19, 2010). Operating Room nurses’ perceptions of the effects of physician-perpetrated abuse. International Nursing Review. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2009.00767.
  • MacIntosh, J., Wuest, J., Merritt Gray, M., & Cronkhite, M. (2010). Workplace bullying in health care affects meaning of work. Qualitative Health Research, 20(8), 1128-1141.
  • O’Donnell, S., MacIntosh, J., & Wuest, J. (2010). A theoretical understanding of sickness absence among women who have experienced workplace bullying. Qualitative Health     Research, 20(4), 439-452.
  • Ouellet, L., MacIntosh, J., Gibson, C., & Jefferson, S. (2008). Evaluation of selected outcomes of an accelerated nursing degree program. Nurse Education Today, 28, 194-201.
  • Ouellet, L., & MacIntosh, J. (2007). The rise of accelerated baccalaureate programs. Canadian Nurse Journal, 103(7), 28-31.
  • Wilson, K. E., MacIntosh, J., & Getty, G. (2007). ‘Tapping a tie’: Successful partnerships in managing addictions with Methadone. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 28(9), 977-996.
  • MacIntosh, J. (2006). Tackling work place bullying. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 27(6), 665-679.
  • MacIntosh, J. (2005). Experiences of work place bullying in a rural area. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 26(9), 893-910.
  • MacIntosh, J., & Wexler, E. (2005). Across the miles: Interprovincial partnership in nursing education. Canadian Nurse, 101, (4), 17-20.
  • Dykeman, M., Seaman, P., MacIntosh, J., & Davidson, P. (2003). The process of developing a program logic model to evaluate an academic nurse managed community health clinic. Journal of Professional Nursing, 19, 197-203.
  • MacIntosh, J. (2003). Reworking professional nursing identity. Western Journal of Nursing  Research, 25, 725-741.
  • MacIntosh, J. (2002). Gender issues in nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 18, 70-175.
  • Davidson, P., MacIntosh, J., McCormack, D., & Morrison, E. (2002). Primary health care: A framework for policy development. Holistic Nursing Practice, 16, 65-74.
  • MacIntosh, J., MacKay, E., Mallet-Boucher, M., & Wiggins, N. (2002). Discovering co-learning for students at distance education sites. Nurse Educator, 27, 182-186.
  • MacIntosh, J. (2001). Learner concerns and teaching strategies for video-conferencing. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 32, 260-265.
  • McCormack, D., & MacIntosh, J. (2001). Research with homeless people uncovers a model of health. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 23, 679-697.
  • MacIntosh, J., & McCormack, D. (2001). Partnerships identified within primary health care literature. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 38, 547-555.

Professional practice, committees, volunteer work summary

  • Member, River Valley Health Respectful Workplace Committee, 2008-2009.
  • Board Member, Muriel McQueen Fergusson Family Violence Research Centre, 2006-2008.
  • Member, RNAO Panel on Best Practice Guidelines for Preventing Violence in the Workplace, 2007-2009.
    Member CASN Task Force on Accreditation, 2003-2005.
  • Member CASN Task Force on Accreditation, 2003-2005.
  • CASN Accreditation Reviewer, 2006- 2017