Bukola Salami

Board of Directors

Bukola Salami

RN, MN, PhD
CNA Board Member 2022-2024
Board Representative

Dr. Bukola Salami is the Director of the Intersections of Gender Signature Area of the Office of the Vice President Research and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. Her research program focuses on policies and practices shaping migrant health as well as Black people’s health. She has been involved in over 75 funded studies in this area. She founded and leads an African migrant child research network of 42 scholars from four continents. In 2020, she founded the Black Youth Mentorship and Leadership Program at the University of Alberta. Her work has led to the creation of a mental health clinic for Black People in Alberta. She has also presented her work to policy makers. She is an Associate Editor of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) and is on the Editorial Board of Nursing Inquiry and Qualitative Health Research Journal. She is an advisory board member of the CIHR Institute for Human Development, Child and Youth Health. In 2020, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. In 2021, she became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Nursing.