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CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Ph.D.

Western University

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Health and Aging)

Supervisors: Dr. Joseph B. Orange, Dr. Dorothy A. Forbes

London, ON, Canada

MASTER OF SCIENCE CANDIDATE

July 12, 2023

Western University

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Health and Aging)

Supervisor: Dr. Dorothy A. Forbes

Degree not conferred; fast-track to the doctoral program

London, ON, Canada

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Hon. B.A.

Wilfrid Laurier University

Psychology (Research Specialist)

Waterloo, ON, Canada

 

AWARDS

May 2009 - April 2012

FREDERICK BANTING AND CHARLES BEST DOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARD

Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)
Award value: $105,000

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH, HEALTHY AGING, DIET AND FITNESS, MEDITERRANEAN DIET, LIFESTYLE/BEHAVIOURAL MODIFICATION, OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS, CAREGIVER BURDEN, QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH CARE SATISFACTION, AGE-ASSOCIATED COGNITIVE DECLINE, CHRONIC DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY

 

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

May 2017 - PRESENT

SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR

MHST/NURS601 - Foundations of Health Systems in Canada

MHST/NURS602 - Transforming Health Care through Informatics

MHST/NURS603 - Facilitating Inquiry

Athabasca University

January 2015 - PRESENT

LECTURER/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

CSD4411 - Introduction to Speech and Language Disorders

HS3025 - Integrative Health

HS3050 - Health-related Quality of Life

HS3704 - Population Aging and Health

HS4202 - Health Behaviour

RS3061 - Foundations in Rehabilitation Sciences

Western University

January 2020 - April 2020

COURSE AUTHOR

APPLHSCI9006 - Healthy Aging

Western University

2018, 2020

UNDERGRADUATE INDEPENDENT STUDY SUPERVISOR

HS4991 Health Practicum

Western University

September 2026 - June 2028

ANALYST (DEEMED EMPLOYEE)

Western Research Data Centre

Statistics Canada​

January 2009 - May 2012

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT

HS2450 Models of Health and Health Care Delivery

HS2610 Introduction to Ethics in Health

Western University

September 2026 - June 2028

PROJECT MANAGER

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Master's Students' Online Database of Bio-psycho-social Assessments for Older Adults

Western University

September 2008 - August 2011

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Research Training Sub-Committee

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

September 2008 - May 2009

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Professional Development Sub-Committee

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

September 2026 - June 2028

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

Western University

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2017

CERTIFICATE IN UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND LEARNING

Centre for Teaching and Learning

Western University 

2015

THE TEACHING MENTOR PROGRAM

Centre for Teaching and Learning

Western University 

2015

ADVANCED TEACHING PROGRAM

"Using Active Learning Strategies in the University Classroom


Centre for Teaching and Learning

Western University 

2009-2015

FUTURE PROFESSOR LECTURE SERIES

• Flourishing as a TA: Principles from Positive Psychology

• From Surviving to Thriving: Mental Health and Well-Being in Graduate School

• Accommodating Learning Styles in Language Classrooms

• Women in Academe

• Fostering Active Learning in the Classroom

• Building a Successful Graduate Student/Supervisor Relationship

• Evaluating Oral Participation

• Designing Your Own Course: Components of a Great Syllabus

• Using Social Media Effectively in the University Classroom

• Professionalism: Networking at Academic Conferences


Centre for Teaching and Learning

Western University 

2009

PFIZER INVESTIGATOR TRAINING PROGRAM

Western University & Lawson Health Research Institute

 

OTHER RELEVANT ACTIVITIES

PEER REVIEWER

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

SESSION CO-CHAIR

Evidence Based Care Paper Presentations
37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology

SESSION CO-CHAIR

Leadership And Networking Opportunities For Canadian Gerontology Students
37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology