Doctoral Nursing Student

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing

University of Manitoba


Naomi Armah completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana and has worked in the emergency and pediatric nursing settings. She later pursued graduate studies at the University of Manitoba, where she completed her Master of Nursing program, with a thesis focus on  “One Size Does Not Fit All’- Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Perspectives of Intercultural Communication: A Qualitative Descriptive Study. Naomi also has certificates in higher education teaching (CHET) and Intercultural Development and Leadership Program (IDLP) from the University of Manitoba. She has variable clinical, teaching, and research experiences. Naomi is currently a doctoral student with interest in developing a theoretical model of intercultural communication competence using grounded theory.

Her areas of interest include healthcare provider-client communication, intercultural communication, cultural competency, nursing education, simulation, vulnerable populations, health equity.

She brings to the LEAD Outcomes Research, a global perspective and professional experience with healthcare and research.


Graduate Awards:

2020: Graduate Nursing Students Association Scholarship (PhD)

2020: Dr. Margaret R. Francis Award

2020: Irene E. Nordwich Foundation

2019: Dr. Kenneth Clark Travel Award

2018: Emerging Leader, University of Manitoba

2018: Sigma Theta Tau International, Xi Lambda Chapter Research Award

2018: College of Nursing Endowment Fund

2017: Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research Graduate Student Research Grant

2017: International Graduate Student Bursary, University of Manitoba.

2017: Qualitative Health Conference Research Award, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba.

2016: International Graduate Student Scholarship, University of Manitoba.

2016-2018: Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research Graduate Student Research Internship Award

2016: Manitoba Training Program in Health Services Research (Formerly Western Regional Training Program)

2015, 2019: International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship, University of Manitoba.