University of Calgary Qatar

Tam Truong Donnelly, R.N., BscN., MscN. Ph.D.

University of Calgary

Publications
Refereed publications -- Citation analysis -- Books, technical reports and monographs -- Non-refereed -- Book chapter contributions

Refereed manuscript publications

Andrews, T., Crosby, G., Carrigan, R., Fewell, C., Ly, S., Papworth, M., Santos, K., Timilsina, A., & Donnelly, T T. (2019). Enhancing Employees’ Health and Wellbeing: Developing a Successful Holistic Wellness Challenge. International Journal of Nursing Student Scholarship (IJNSS). 6, 2019. ISSN 2291-6679. 

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Asaad, N., Singh, R (August, 2018). Arab men and women's conceptualization of mental health and depression: A qualitative study from the Middle East. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-018-0809-3.

Donnelly, T. T., Al-Thani, M. A., Benjamin. K., Al-Khater. A., Fung.T. F., Ahmedna. M., & Welch. A. (July, 2018). Arab Female and Male Perceptions of Factors Facilitating and Inhibiting Their Physical Activity: Findings from a Qualitative Study in the Middle East. PLOS ONE.

Donnelly, Tam Truong; Fung, Tak Shing., & Al-Thani.Al-Anoud bint Mohammad. (April, 2018). Fostering active living and healthy eating through understanding physical activity and dietary behaviours of Arabic-speaking adults – a cross-sectional study from the Middle East. British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open. 8 (4): 1-15.

Straiton, Melanie., Ledesma, Heloise Marie L., & Donnelly, Tam. (May 2018). “It has not occurred to me to see a doctor for that kind of feeling” Filipina immigrants’ perceptions of help-seeking for mental health problems. BioMed Central (BMC)-Women’s Health 18(73): 1-11. DOI 10.1186/s12905-018-0561-9

Straiton, Melanie L., Ledesma, Heloise Marie L., & Donnelly, Tam T. (2017). A qualitative study of Filipina immigrants’ stress, distress and coping: the impact of their multiple, transnational roles as women. BioMed Central (BMC)-Women’s Health. 17(72): 1-11. DOI 10.1186/s12905-017-0429-4.

Donnelly, T.T. Al-Khater, A., Bujassoum Al-Bader, S., Al-Kuwari, M., Abdulmalik, M., Al-Meer, N., Singh, R. (July, 2017). Perceptions of Arab men regarding female breast cancer screening examinations - Findings from a Middle East study. PLOS ONE. eISSN 1932-6203.

McGillivray, M., Augart, S., Cranwell, J., Goerzen, M., Hong, M., Lee, R., Paxman, N., Solademi, J., Velji, Z., Donnelly, T. (March 2017). Enhancing social diversity and communication in an assisted living facility for older adults: a community health nursing project. International Journal of Nursing Student Scholarship (IJNSS). 4, 2017. ISSN 2291. 

Hwang, J. J, Donnelly, T. T, Ewashen, C., McKiel, E. (Feb 2017). Environmental Factors Influencing Arab Qatari Women’s Breast Cancer Screening: Health Care Practitioners’ Perspective.  International Journal of Nursing Student Scholarship (IJNSS). 4, 2017. ISSN 2291. 

Donnelly, T. T., Sharara, S., Fung, T., Al-Thani, Al-Anoud Bint Mohammad (August 18th, 2016).  Fostering Active Living and Healthy Eating Among Arabic Speaking Adults Living in The State of Qatar: A Cross- Sectional Study. International Journal of Management and Applied Science. 2 (10, Special Issue-1, Oct.-2016), 200-203.

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Asaad, N., Fung, T.S., Singh, R., Abdul Qader, N. (2016). Mood disturbance and depression in Arab women following hospitalisation from acute cardiac conditions – a cross sectional study from Qatar.  British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open,  6 (7), 1-8.  

Tam Truong Donnelly; Al Suwaidi, J M; Al-Qahtani, A; Asaad, N; Fung, T; Singh, R; Qader, Abdul N; Mueed, I; Sharara, S; Omar, S (May 2016).  The impact of gender, age, and education on depression among Arab cardiovascular patients: findings from a middle-eastern study: European Journal of Heart Failure. 18 Supplement 1:111, P448. 
Issn Print: 1388-9842

Tam Truong Donnelly. (2016). Exploring Depression Amongst Cardiovascular Patients Living in the State of Qatar – Findings from a Cross-Sectional Study. QScience, Qatar Foundation, Health and Biomedical.
http://www.qscience.com/doi/abs/10.5339/qfarc.2016.HBOP1904

Ballantyne-Rice, M., Chopp, K., Evans, L., Vanessa, H., Hsiung, W., Simon, M. M., Wu, K., & Donnelly. T. T. (2016). A Client-Centered Community Engagement Project: Improving the Health and Wellness of Older Adults in an Assisted Living Facility. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 42 (8), 44-51.

Hwang, J., Donnelly, T. T., Carol Ewashen., Shelley Raffin., Janice Kinch., Elaine McKiel. (2015). Sociocultural Influences on Arab Women’s Participation in Breast Cancer Screening in Qatar. Qualitative Health Research, December 1, 2015, pii: 1049732315619373. [Epub ahead of print]

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Asaad, N., Fung, T.S., Singh, R., Abdul Qader, N. (2016). Association between Socioeconomic Factors and Depression among Cardiovascular Patients Living in Rich Resourced Middle Eastern Country. International Journal of Cardiology, January 15, 2016, Volume 203, pp. 819-821.

Donnelly, T. T., Al-Khater, A., Al-Kuwari, M., Bujassoum Al-Bader, S., Malik, M., Al-Meer, N., Singh, R., & Fung, T. (2015). Addressing Factors Associated with Arab Women’s Socioeconomic Status May Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality Rate: Report from a Well Resourced Middle Eastern Country. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 16 (15), 6303-6309.

Donnelly, T.T., Al-Khater, A., Bujassoum Al-Bader, S., Al-Kuwari, M., Malik, M., Al-Meer, N., Singh, R., Chaudhry, S., & Fung, T. (2015). Do Socioeconomic Factors Influence Breast Cancer Screening Practices Among Arab Women in Qatar? British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open, 5(1).

Donnelly, T. T., Al-Khater, A., Bujassoum Al-Bader, S., Al-Kuwari, M., Malik, M., Al-Meer, N., Singh, R. (2015). Promoting breast cancer screening to reduce breast cancer mortality among Arab women: What health care professionals need to do?  Avicenna, Vol. 2015 1, 3.  http://www.qscience.com/doi/abs/10.5339/avi.2015.3

Donnelly, T.T., & Al-Thani, A. M. (2015). Promoting physical activity among Arab women: What healthcare professionals need to know? Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal, Vol. 4, 222-226.

Donnelly, T.T., Al-Khater, A., Bujassoum Al-Bader, S., Al-Kuwari, M., Malik, M., Al-Meer, N., Singh, R., & Fung, T. (2014).  Factors that Influence Awareness of Breast Cancer Screening among Arab Women in Qatar: Results from a Cross Sectional Survey. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 15 (23), 10157-10164.

Donnelly, T. T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Asaad, N., Abdul Qader, N., Singh, R., Fung, T.S., Mueed, M., Sharara, S., El Banna. (2014). Depression and mood disturbance among patients hospitalized with acute cardiac conditions in a Middle Eastern country. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014; 3(S2): 74.

Tam Truong Donnelly, Jassim M. Al Suwaidi, Awad Al-Qahtani, Nidal Asaad, Najlaa Abdul Qader, Rajvir Singh, Tak Fung, Irem Mueed, Noha El Banna, Shima Sharara, Sarah Hussein Omar. (2014). Depression Among Cardiovascular Patients Living In A Middle Eastern Country- A Preliminary Report. Global Heart, 9, 1 Supplement, e225
DOI: 10.1016/j.gheart.2014.03.2038

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Asaad, N., Abdul Qader, N., Singh, R., Fung, T.S., Mueed, M., Sharara, S., El Banna, N., & Omar, S. (2014). Depression Among Cardiovascular Patients Living in a Middle Eastern Country - Preliminary findings from a cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Cardiology, 176 (3), 1104-1106.

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Assad, N., Abdul Qader, N., Singh, R., Fung, T.S., Mueed, M., Sharara, S., El Banna, N., & Omar, S. (2014). Depression in cardiovascular patients in Middle Eastern populations: A literature review. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, June, 2014.

Tam Truong Donnelly, Jassim Mohd Al Suwaidi, Awad Al-qahtani, Nidal AsaadNajlaa Abdul Qader, Rajvir Singh, Tak Fung, Irem Mueed, Noha El Banna, Shima Sharara, Sarah Hussein Omar. (2014). Women versus men with depression among patients admitted with cardiac events: The impact of age and socioeconomic factors – Findings from a Middle Eastern contemporary prospective study. QScience, Qatar Foundation, Health and Biomedical.
 http://www.qscience.com/doi/abs/10.5339/qfarc.2014.HBPP0343

Donnelly, T.T., Al-Khater, A., Bujassoum Al-Bader, S., Al-Kuwari, M., Al-Meer, N., Malik, M., Singh, R., Chaudhry, S., & Fung, T. (2013). Beliefs and attitudes about breast cancer and screening practices among Arab women living in Qatar: A cross-sectional study. BMC Women's Health, 2013, 13:49 (Section: Health behavior, health promotion and society).

Tam Truong Donnelly. (2013). Beliefs and values influencing breast cancer screening practices of Arabic-speaking women in Qatar. QScience, Qatar Foundation, Health and Biomedical. https://doi.org/10.5339/qfarf.2013.BIOP-092

Nikaiin, B., Donnelly, T. T., Nazir, N., Dorri, R. A., Mohammad, A., & Petal, N. (2013). Contextual factors influencing breast feeding practices among Arabic women in the state of Qatar. Qualitative Sociology Review, 9 (3), 75 – 95.

Benjamin, K., & Donnelly, T. T. (2013). Barriers and Facilitators Influencing the Physical Activity of Arabic Adults: A Literature Review. Avicenna. July, 2013.

Donnelly, T.T ., & Hwang, J. (2013). "Breast Cancer Screening interventions for Arabic Women: A literature review."  Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-15.

Donnelly, T. T; Al-Khater, A.; Bujassoum Al-Bader, S.; Al-Kuwari, M.; Al-Meer, N.; Malik, M.; Singh, R.; Christie, F. (2013). “Arab Women’s Breast Cancer Screening Practices: A Literature Review.” Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 14 (8/9), 4519-4528.

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Assad, N., Abdul Qader, N., Singh, R., Fung, T.S., Mueed, M., El Banna, N., & Sharara, S. (2013). Depression in Cardiovascular Patients in the Middle Eastern Populations. International Journal of Cardiology, 168 (5), 5110-5111.

Sofia Chaudhry, Tam Truong Donnelly, Hareth Al-Khater, Salha Bujassoum Al-Badar, Nabila Al-Meer, Mariam A. Malik. (Mar 2013). Breast Cancer and Screening Practices Among Arab Women Living in Qatar: Beliefs and Attitudes. Journal of Women's Health; 22 (3), 29. http://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2013.Ab01

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Assad, N., Abdul Qader, N., Byrne, C., Singh, R., & Fung, T.S. (2012). Study exploring depression and cardiovascular diseases amongst Arabic speaking patients living in the State of Qatar: Rationale and methodology. Global Cardiology Science & Practice. 17 Dec 2012.

Donnelly, T. T., Al Suwaidi, J., Albulushi, A., Al Enazi, N., Yassin, K., Rehman, A., Hassan, A., & Idris, Z. (2012). Qatari women living with cardiovascular diseases—Challenges and opportunities to engage in healthy lifestyles. Health Care for Women International. 33(12), 1114-1134.

O’Mahony, J. M., Donnelly, T. T., Raffin Bouchal, S., David Este, D. (2012). Barriers and facilitators of social supports among immigrant and refugee women coping with postpartum depression. Advances in Nursing Science. 35(3), E42-56.

O’Mahony, J. M., & Donnelly, T. T. (2012).  How does gender influence immigrant and refugee women’s postpartum depression help-seeking experiences? Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 20 (8), 714-725.

O’Mahony, J. M., Donnelly, T. T., Raffin Bouchal, S., David Este, D.  (2012) Cultural background and socioeconomic influence of immigrant and refugee women coping with postpartum depression. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. June 2012.

O’Mahony, J. M., Donnelly, T. T., Raffin Bouchal, S., David Este, D. (2012) Using critical ethnography to explore issues among immigrant and refugee women seeking help for postpartum depression. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 33 (11), 735-742.

Donnelly, T.T; Al-Khater, A.; Al-Kuwari, M.; Singh, R.; Bujassoum Al-Bader, S.; Malik, M.; Al-Meer, N.; Chaudhry, S.  (2012). Breast cancer screening amongst Arabic women living in the State of Qatar: Awareness, knowledge, and participation in screening activities. Avicenna. July 2012.

Donnelly, T. T., Al Suwaidi, J., Albulushi, A., Al Enazi, N., Hassan, A., Idris, Z., Rehman, A., & Yassin, K. (2012). The influence of cultural and social factors on exercise, diet, and smoking of Arabic women living with cardiovascular diseases in the State of Qatar.  Circulation. 125 (19), e72.

Donnelly, T. T., Al Suwaidi, J., Albulushi, A., Al Enazi, N., Yassin, K., Rehman, A., Hassan, A., & Idris, Z. (2011). The influence of cultural and social factors on healthy lifestyle of Arabic women. Avicenna. Dec 28, 2011.

Donnelly, T. T; Al-Khater, A.; Al-Kuwari, M.; Al-Meer, N.; Bujassoum Al-Bader, S.; Malik, M.; Singh, R.; Christie, F. (2011). Study exploring breast cancer screening practices amongst Arabic women living in the State of Qatar. Avicenna. June 2, 2011.

Tam Truong Donnelly, Al-HarethAl-Khater, Mohamed GhaithAl-Kuwari, NabilaAl-Meer, Salha BujassoumAl-Bader, MariamMalik, RajvirSingh, Floor Christie-deJong, Roqaia Ahmad Dorri. (2011). Breast Cancer Screening Amongst Arabic Women Living in the State of Qatar: Preliminary results of the cross-sectional community survey.  QScience, Qatar Foundation, Biomedicine. https://doi.org/10.5339/qfarf.2011.bmp67

Tam Truong Donnelly, Jassim Mohd Al Suwaidi,  Asma Mohammad Younus, Noora Rashid Al Enazi, ZeinabIdris, Asma Mohammad Rehman, Asmaa Hassan Abu Hassan, Khadra Yassin. (2011). Factors Influencing Lifestyle Risk Behaviours Associated with Cardiovascular Diseases amongst Qatari Women. QScience, Qatar Foundation. Biomedicine. https://doi.org/10.5339/qfarf.2011.bmp68

Donnelly, T. T., Hwang, J., Este, D., Ewashen, C., Adair, C., & Clinton, M. (2011). If I was going to kill myself, I wouldn’t be calling you. I am asking for help: Challenges influencing immigrant and refugee women’s mental health care. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 32, 279-290.

O’Mahony, J. M., & Donnelly, T. T. (2010).  Immigrant and refugee women’s postpartum depression help-seeking experiences and access to care: A review and analysis of the literature. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17 (10), 917-928.

Tam Truong Donnelly, Al-HarethAl-Khater, Mohamed GhaithAl-Kuwari, NabilaAl-Meer, Salha BujassoumAl-Bader, MariamMalik, RajvirSingh. (2010). Factors influencing breast cancer screening practices among Arab women living in the State of Qatar. QScience, Qatar Foundation. Biomedicine. https://doi.org/10.5339/qfarf.2010.bmp32

O’Mahony, J. M., & Donnelly, T. T. (2010).  Postcolonial feminist perspective: Exploring immigrant women’s mental health care experiences. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 31 (7), 440-449.

Donnelly, T. T., McKellin, W., Hislop, G., & Long, B. (2009). Socioeconomic influences on Vietnamese-Canadian women's breast and cervical cancer prevention practices: A social determinant's perspective. Social Work in Public Health, 24 (5), 454-478.

Donnelly, T. T., McKiel, E., & Hwang, J. (2009).  Challenges and motivators influencing English-as-an additional language nursing students’ academic performance: Students’ perspectives. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 41 (3), 130-150.

Donnelly, T. T., McKiel, E., & Hwang, J. (2009). Challenges and motivators influencing EAL nursing students’ academic performance: An instructors’ perspective. Nursing Inquiry, 16 (3): 1–11.

Donnelly, T. T. (2008). Challenges in providing breast and cervical cancer screening services to Vietnamese Canadian women: the healthcare providers’ perspective. Nursing Inquiry, 15 (2), 158-168.

Donnelly, T. T., & McKellin, W. (2008). Vietnamese Canadian women's breast cancer and cervical cancer screening: The influence of gendered roles and expectations. Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, 29(3), 76-88.

Meng, X., Donnelly, T. T. (May, 2008). Application of the Population Health Promotion Model (PHPM) in community health nursing. Journal of Nursing Science, 23(10), 72-74. (In Chinese).  

Meng, X., Donnelly, T. T., Ewashen, C. (2008). Contextual factors influencing dietary practices of Chinese Canadian seniors: An overview and synthesis. Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, 29(3), 66-75.

O’Mahony, J. M., & Donnelly, T. T. (2007). Health care provider’s perspective of the gender influences on immigrant women’s mental health care experiences. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 28 (10), 1171-1188.

Donnelly, T. T., & McKellin, W. (2007).  Keeping healthy! Whose responsibility is it anyway? Immigrant women and health care providers’ perspectives. Nursing Inquiry, 14(1), 2-12.

Meng, X., & Donnelly, T. T. (2007). Application of the PRECEDE-PROCEED model in nursing assessment. Chinese Nursing Research, 21(7A), 1693-1695. (In Chinese).

O’Mahony, J. M., & Donnelly, T. T. (2007).  The influence of culture on immigrant women’s mental health care experiences from the perspectives of health care providers. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 28(5), 453-471.

Donnelly, T. T. (2006). Living "in-between" – Vietnamese Canadian women's experiences: Implications for health care practice. Health Care for Women International, 27(8), 695-708. 
 
Donnelly, T. T. (2006). The health-care practices of Vietnamese-Canadian women: Cultural influences on breast and cervical cancer screening. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 38(1), 82-101. 

Donnelly, T. T. (2004). Vietnamese women living in Canada: Contextual factors affecting Vietnamese women’s breast cancer and cervical cancer screening practices. Doctoral Dissertation. The University of British Columbia, Canada: Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Donnelly, T., & Long, B. (2003). Stress discourse and western biomedical ideology: rewriting stress.  Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 24, 397-408.

Donnelly, T. T. (2002).  Contextual analysis of coping: Implications for immigrant’s health care.  Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 23 (7), 715-732.

Donnelly, T. T. (2002). Representing ‘Others’: Avoiding the reproduction of unequal social relations in research – A methodological Issue.  Nurse Researcher: the International Journal of Research Methodology in Nursing and Health Care, 9 (3), 57-67.

Donnelly, T. T. (2000). Ideology and discourse: their influence on interviewing and representation.  Occasional Working Papers, 9 (1), 1-22. The University of British Columbia: Centre for Research in Women’s Studies & Gender Relations.

Published books, technical reports and monographs

Donnelly, T. T., Benjamin. K., Al-Thani. A. A. Al-Khater. A., Ahmedna, M., Fung, T., & Critchley. K. (March 2018). Fostering active living and healthy eating through understanding the physical activity and dietary behaviours of Arabic-speaking adults living in Qatar. Technical Report (200 pages). University of Calgary, Qatar Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar University. Submitted to the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF NPRP 6-049-3-009).

Donnelly, T.T., Al Suwaidi, J., Alqahtani, A., Asaad, N., Singh, R. (November, 2016). Exploring Depression Amongst Cardiovascular Patients Living in the State of Qatar . Technical Report (223 pages). University of Calgary and Hamad Medical Corporation. Submitted to the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF NPRP: 5-106-3-025).

Donnelly, T.T., Al-Khater, A., Bujassoum Al-Bader, S., Al-Kuwari, M., Malik, M., Al-Meer, N., Singh, R. (December, 2014).  Factors Influencing Breast Cancer Screening Amongst Arabic Women Living in the State of Qatar. Technical Report. University of Calgary and Hamad Medical Corporation. Submitted to the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).

Donnelly, T. T. University of Calgary – Qatar: Strategic Research Plan 2013-2017 -- Enriching Qatar Health and Wellness.

Donnelly, T. T., Schnee, P., Worthington, C., Kovacs Burns, K., & Lai, D. (2009). Factors effecting HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention amongst recent immigrants living in rural centers. Technical report. Calgary: University of Calgary (107 p.). Submitted to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Alberta Health Services.

Publication non-refereed

Meng, X., & Donnelly, T. T. (2008). Influences of contextual factors on Chinese Canadian seniors’ dietary practices. Canadian Journal of Gerontology Newsletter. June 2008.

Book chapters contribution and collective work

Dai-Kha-Dinh, Soma Ganesan, and Nancy Waxler-Morrison (2nd ed). (2005). People of Vietnamese descent. In N. Waxler-Morrison, J. Anderson, E. Richardson & N. Chambers (Eds.). A handbook for health professionals: Cross-cultural caring (pp. 247-287). Vancouver, BC: UBC Press. 978-0-7748-1255-9.

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