Laura Lagendyk MSc


Location training services can be provided:
Canada, USA & online

Certified for:

  • NVivo (March 2020 release); NVivo 9 -12 - Windows & Mac

About Laura:

Laura Lagendyk has 20+ years’ experience leading academic and applied health research and evaluation teams and projects. She trains individuals and teams how to use NVivo and apply it effectively in their work. Services are provided through classroom workshops or custom sessions (in person or virtual) with individuals or teams. Laura teaches, coaches, mentors, and leads teams through all phases of evidence gathering and analysis and the use and application of NVivo in qualitative and mixed methods work. Laura tailors her services to match your needs. Examples of supported projects include mixed methods evaluation of a community wellness network, environmental scans in health services settings, longitudinal mixed methods research studies in the areas of women’s health and primary care, and analysis of large datasets of open- ended survey question responses.

Her publications include:

  • Leah Gramlich, Gregg Nelson, Alison Nelson, Laura Lagendyk, Loreen E. Gilmour and Tracy Wasylak.
  • ​Moving enhanced recovery after surgery from implementation to sustainability across a health system: a qualitative assessment of leadership perspectives. BMC Health Services Research (2020) 20:361.
  • Hofmeyer, A, Scott , CM, and Lagendyk, LE. Researcher-decision-maker partnerships in health services research: Practical challenges, guiding principles BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:280.
  • Lagendyk LE, Thurston WE. A case study of volunteers providing labour and childbirth support in hospitals in Canada. Midwifery 2005;21(1):14-22.
  • Meadows LM, Mrkonjic L, Lagendyk LE. Women's perceptions of future risk after low energy fractures at midlife. Annals of Family Medicine 2005;3(1):64-9.
  • Meadows, Lynn M, Thurston Wilfreda E and Lagendyk Laura E.(2004) Aboriginal Women At Midlife: Grandmothers as Agents of Change. Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme. Fall 2004; 24(1):159-165.
  • Meadows LM, Lagendyk LE, Thurston WE, Eisener AC. Balancing culture, ethics and methods in qualitative health research with Aboriginal peoples. International Journal of Qualitative Methods 2003;2(4):Article 1. Available: 
  • Patient First Strategy Consultation.
  • Scott, CM and Lagendyk, LE. Contexts and Models in Primary Care and their Impact on Interprofessional Relationships. CHSRF REISS Grants, Final Report. April 2012. http://www.cfhi- E.pdf?sfvrsn=0.