Amanda McIntyre, PhD RN

Assistant Professor

Room 3332, FNB
519 661-2111 x86580
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ORCID: 0000-0002-0992-0909


  • PhD (Western University)
  • MSc (Western University)
  • BScN (Western University)
  • BSc (McMaster University)

Graduate Program Supervision

  • School of Nursing MScN | PhD
  • Health and Rehabilitation Sciences MSc | PhD

Research In Profile

Professor Amanda McIntyre conducts health systems and health service delivery research across the continuum of care (emergency, acute, rehab, long-term care, and community) exploring gaps in patients’ transitions through care settings. Within a health equity lens, she examines access to care, delivery and adequacy of health services, and follow-up trajectories. Professor McIntyre has research expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including several review techniques. Her clinical practice is in emergency nursing.

Featured Publications and Projects

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Teasell R, McIntyre A, Viana R, Bateman A, Murie-Fernandez M, Janzen S, Saikaley M. (2022). Developing a framework for utilizing adjunct rehabilitation therapies in motor recovery of upper extremity post stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 29;1-8; doi: 10.1080/10749357.2022.2070364.
  • McIntyre M, Sadowsky C, Behrman A, Martin R, Augutis M, Cassidy C, Betz R, Ertzgaard P, Mulcahey MJ. (2022). A systematic review of the scientific literature for rehabilitation/habilitation among individuals with pediatric-onset spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 28(2):13-90.
  • McIntyre A, Mehta S, Vanderlaan D, Sequeira K, Loh E, Teasell R. (2021). The relationship between higher chronic opioid therapy dose and specific personality traits in individuals with chronic pain. Pain Research and Management. 2021: 1-9.
  • Giurleo C, McIntyre A, Kras-Dupuis A, Wolfe D. L. (2020). Addressing the elephant in the room: Integrating sexual health practice in spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Disability and Rehabilitation. 11: 1-8.
  • McIntyre A, Rice D, Janzen S, Mehta S, Harnett A, Caughlin S, Sequeira K, Teasell R. (2020). Anxiety, depression, and quality of life among subgroups of individuals with acquired brain injury: The role of anxiety sensitivity and experiential avoidance. Neurorehabilitation. 47(1): 45-53.
  • McIntyre A, Mehta S, Janzen S, Rice D, Harnett A, MacKenzie HM, Van der Laan D, Teasell R. (2020). Coping strategies and personality traits among individuals with brain injuries and depressive symptoms. Neurorehabilitation. 47(1): 25-34.
  • McIntyre A, Marrocco S, McRae SA, Slleth L, Hitzig S, Jaglal S, Linassi G, Munce S, Wolfe DL. (2020). A scoping review of self-management interventions following spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation; 26(1):36-63.

Visit Google Scholar for a comprehensive list of publications.

Current Grants and Research Projects

  • Connelly D, McIntyre A, Tanlaka E. Building capacity in rehabilitation services: Mapping rehabilitation nursing care practices of RPNs in Geriatric and stroke rehabilitation units. WeRPN. 2021-2022.
  • Fleet J, McIntyre A, Miller T, Teasell R. Bone health screening, assessment, and treatment in a post stroke population. Ontario Workers Network. 2022-2023.
  • Teasell R, Saikaley M, McIntyre A. Innovation in systematic review methodology; The Stroke Rehabilitation Evidence Based Review (EBRSR). Ontario Workers Network. 2022-2023.

Graduate Student Opportunities

Please feel free to contact professor McIntrye if you are a graduate student looking for a supervisor and interested in conducting a project on any aspect of her program of research:

  • Health systems and health service delivery
  • Rehabilitation sciences, interdisciplinary health care
  • Emergency (hyperacute) and acute care nursing
  • Chronic and neurological disease, older adults
  • Quantitative methods
  • Health informatics and digital health solutions

Additional Information

Academic Appointments and Research Affiliations

  • Lawson Health Research Institute, Associate Scientist


  • Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canadian Institute of Health Research, 2019-2022
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Doctoral Award, Canadian Nurses Foundation, 2020-2021
  • Dorothy Ferguson Scholarship in Leadership, Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario, 2019-2020
  • Lawson Impact Leadership Award, Lawson Health Research Institute, 2017-2018

Professional Activities

  • Chair-Elect, Nursing Research Interest Group (NRIG), Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) (2022-2023) 
  • Member, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) (2012 – Present)