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Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care,
Centre for Studies in Family Medicine,
The Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine,
Western University,
1151 Richmond St,
London, ON, Canada N6A 3K7

Visitor & Courier Address
Centre for Studies in Family Medicine,
Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (PHFM),
Room 2137,
Western University,
1465 Richmond Street,
London, ON, N6G 2M

Tel: (519) 661-2111 Ext. 22089
Fax: (519) 858 5029   

Alumni ...
Alumni Profiles





Gina Agarwal

Gina Agarwal, MD, PhD (c), Health Research Methodology, McMaster University

Discipline: Family Medicine
Research Interests: epidemiology, diabetes
TUTOR Project: Community health awareness of diabetes: Evaluation of a program to improve diabetes and pre-diabetes risk assessment in people over 40 years old using pharmacy-based volunteer run risk assessment sessions (2004-05)
Current Position: Assistant professor, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University; Family physician at the North Hamilton Community Health Centre and trains residents; part-time graduate student

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Sonia Singh

Sonia Singh, MD, MHSc

Discipline: Family Medicine
TUTOR Project: Improving post-fracture care for osteoporosis (2004-05)
Current Position: Clinical assistant professor, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia; Emergency room physician, Peace Arch Hospital; Medical director, Multi-disciplinary osteoporosis clinic

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Linda Hanford

Linda Hanford, MSc, PhD (c), Interdisciplinary Studies, University of New Brunswick

Discipline: Nursing
TUTOR Project: Narrative self in dementia (2004-05)\
Current Position: PT Graduate student, General Manager, Retirement Concepts, New Brunswick

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Catherine Cervin

Catherine Cervin, MD, MSc

Discipline: Family Medicine
TUTOR Project: The influence of residency education experiences on practice choices of family medicine residents (2004-05)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University

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Jay Brinker

Jay Brinker, PhD

Discipline: Psychology
Research Interests: geriatric psychology. late life depression and developmental theories of aging
TUTOR Project: Barriers to psychotherapy for older adults (2004-05)
Current Position: Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Australia National University

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Eleanor Boyle, PhD

Discipline: Epidemiology
TUTOR Project: Examining the Influence of Activity Space on the Management of Type II Diabetes- post doc (2004-05)
Current Position: Scientific Associate, Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, Toronto Western Research Institute; Scientist, Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Programme, Toronto Western Hospital

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Genevieve Corbin, PhD (c), Memorial University

Discipline: Social Work
TUTOR Project: How empowerment is utilized by social work practitioners working with older adults (2004-05)

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Elizabeth (Lisa) Votta

Elizabeth (Lisa) Votta, PhD

Discipline: Psychology
Research Interests: Homelessness, Injury Prevention, Population Health
TUTOR Project: Whether the joint use of photo novella by seniors and policy-makers results in policy changes to reduce environmental hazards for falls (2004-05)
Current Position: Associate Executive Director with the Canadian Psychological Association

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Tina Karwalajtys

Tina Karwalajtys PhD (c), Health Research Methodology, McMaster University

Discipline: Epidemiology
Research Interests: primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke in populations, and community based randomized controlled trials.
TUTOR Project: Cardiovascular Health Promotion in Communities (2004-05)
Current Position: Assistant Professor (PT) and Research Coordinator, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

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Lynn Jansen

Lynn Jansen, MN, PhD (c), Nursing, The University of Western Ontario

Discipline: Nursing
Research Interests: relational knowledge translation to support health promotion for elder caregivers who provide in-home incontinence care.
TUTOR Project: Knowledge transfer and uptake for the implementation of urinary incontinence assessment and management practice guidelines. Thesis research was entitled ‘The Psychometric Testing of a Urinary Incontinence Assessment Instrument’ (2004-05)
Current Position: Full time student

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