Dr. Bridget Stirling

Dr. Bridget Stirling (PhD, Community Health Sciences) is a public health specialist and researcher. Dr. Stirling has been a Dean and educator, and has worked Internationally, in the area of disease control for over 17 years. She has advised on a number of epidemiology and disease control projects, including work for National and International organizations.


Al Qatani, A, Stirling, B., Forgave, D. (2020). The impact of nurses’ work lives on job satisfaction. Accepted for Publication.

Stirling, B., Hickey, J., Oman, H. (2019). Stigma towards mental disorders in Qatar: A qualitative study. ConnectionVolume 2019, Issue 1, May 2019.

Stegman, P., Stirling, B, Corner, B. Schnure, M., Mali, D., Maposa, I., Shihepo, E. Kripke, K., and Njeuhmel, E. (2019). Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision to Prevent HIV: Modelling Age Prioritization in Namibia. AIDS and Behaviour. 23(Suppl 2): 195 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-019-02556-y

Stirling B.V. (2017). Results of a Study Assessing Teaching Methods of Faculty After Measuring Student Learning Style PreferenceNurse Education Today 55, 107-111. 2017 May 24.

Stirling, B. and Alguiraini, W. (2017). Using VARK to assess Saudi nursing students’ learning style preferences: Do they differ from other health professionals? Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences. doi.org/10.1016/j.jtumed.2016.10.011

Abidia, R.F., Stirling, B., Azam, A. El-Hejazi, A. and Al-Dukhail S. (2016). Assessing dental students’ learning style preference. Journal of Health Communications, 2 (1); 2016.

Stirling B., Harmston, J. and Alsobayel, H. (2015). The Effects of an Educational Programme for College of Nursing Staff and Students during MERS-Coronavirus Outbreak in Saudi Arabia BMC Nursing Vol 14(20).

Stirling, B. and Harmston, J. (2014). Readying Nurses for Clinical Practice: Protecting Students During an Outbreak of MERS-Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice Vol 5, No 2.

Ferrill J., Sundburg K., Stirling B., and Harmston J. (2014). Contemporary threats of infectious disease pandemic and bioterrorism: An underestimated risk to aviation, border control and National Security. AIPIO Journal, August 2014.

Stirling B. (2014). An Alert from Riyadh. (Letter) Canadian Nurse, Jun 2014; 110(5):40.

Bodalal Z., Agnaeber K., Naglekerke N., Stirling B., Temmerman, M., and Degomme O. (2014). Pregnancy outcomes in Benghazi, Libya, before and during the armed conflict in 2011.EMHJ 20(3).

Stirling B. (2011). Accompanying Work Package for the Community Health Nursing in Canada Textbook. Pearson Canada, Toronto.

Adams, Holland and Stirling (2010). Workbook for Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiological Approach. Canadian Edition, Pearson Canada, Toronto.

Chen L., Jha, P., Stirling, B.Sgaier, S.K., Daid ,T., Kaul, R., Nagelkerke, N. (2007). Sexual risk factors for HIV infection in early and advanced HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic overview of 68 epidemiological studies. PLoS One. 2007 Oct 3;2(10):e1001.

Stirling, B., Littlejohn, P.L., and Willbond, M.L. (2004). Nursing and the Control of Infectious Diseases. Canadian Nurse. November 2004.

Jha, P., Stirling, B., Slutsky, A.S. (2004). Weapons of mass salvation: Canada’s role in improving the health of the global poor. CMAJ. 2004 Jan 6; 170(1): 66-7.

Desmond, C., Gow, J., Loening-Voysey, H., Wilson, T., Stirling, B. (2002).  Approaches to caring, essential elements for a quality service and cost-effectiveness in South Africa.  Evaluation and Program Planning. 2002 25(4):447-458.

Jha, P., Nagelkerke, N., Ngugi, E.N., Prosada Rao, J.V.R., Willbond, B., Moses, S., Plummer, F.A. (2001). Interventions to Reduce HIV Transmission in Developing Countries, Science 292 (5515) p. 224-225. (Note: B. Stirling’s maiden name was Willbond)

Jha, P., Vaz, L., Plummer, F. Nagelkerke, N. Willbond, B. Ngugi, E. Moses S. (2001). The evidence base for interventions to prevent HIV infection in low and middle-income countries Geneva: Commission on Macroeconomics and Health Working Paper Series WG Journal 2001 Volume 5.

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