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TUTOR-PHC
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   
E-mail: tutor@uwo.ca  


Alumni ...
Alumni Profiles

 

 

ALUMNI BY YEARS


2016-2017
Ben Ainsworth, PhD, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)

Ben Ainsworth, PhD, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)

Dr Ben Ainsworth is a Research Fellow, who works in Psychology and Primary Care & Population Sciences, at the University of Southampton. He is interested in Respiratory Psycho-Neuro-Immunology, focusing on the commonalities between patients with a range of health conditions (such as asthma) that are underpinned by the same cognitive biases shown in individuals with anxiety. His current work as a Research Fellow is work-ing within the LifeGuide Team at the University of Southampton, using online/digital interventions to provide psychological support to patients with long term health conditions.

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Imaan Bayoumi, MD, MSc, Kingston Community Health Centres (Ontario)

Imaan Bayoumi, MD, MSc, Kingston Community Health Centres (Ontario)

Imaan Bayoumi is an experienced family physician, working at Kingston Community Health Centres. She holds an M. Sc. In Health Research Methodology from McMaster University and adjunct appointments in the Departments of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Queen's University. She is a member of the Scientific Committee of TARGet Kids (The Action Research Group for Kids), a large child health pri-mary care research network) and the Research Committee of the Association of Ontario Health Centres. Her research interests include child health, health equity, social determinants of health, evidence based prescribing and the Community Health Centre model of care.

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Britney Benoit, RN, MSc, Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia)

Britney Benoit, RN, MSc, Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia)

Britney Benoit's is a Doctoral candidate at Dalhousie University whose primary research interests include the role of mothers and families in relieving infant pain, with a particular focus on the use breastfeeding and parent-infant skin-to-skin contact for acute pain relief. Other interests include sex differences in infant pain response, the long-term consequences of unmanaged pain in infants, and factors influencing clinician utili-zation of evidence informed pain management strategies in infants. Her current research is examining the influence of breastfeeding on cortical and bio-behavioral indicators of procedural pain in neonates.

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Nicole Bobbette, OT, MSc, Queen's University (Ontario)

Nicole Bobbette, OT, MSc, Queen's University (Ontario)

Nicole is a PhD student at the Queen's School of Rehabilitation Therapy and also an Occupational Therapist with Queen's University Family Health Team- Belleville site. Nicole completed her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at Queen's University in 2008. Her clinical work has focused on developing the role of Occupational Therapy in Family Health Teams, as well as providing rehabilitation services for adults with Developmental Disabilities. Nicole's research interests include: primary care and inter-professional practice. Nicole is passionate about exploring how inter-professional primary care teams support the health of adults with Developmental Disabilities..

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Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke (Ontario)

Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke (Ontario)

Pauline Boeckxstaens is a post-doctoral fellow at the Université de Sherbrooke. She is a visiting scholar from Ghent University in Belgium, where she is a practicing family physician and a post doctoral researcher. In Canada, she is working on the Patient Centered Innovations in Multimor-bidity team. Her research interests are multimorbidity , goal oriented care, international classification of functioning and disability in health, equity, interprofessional collaboration, and patient engagement in research.

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Sophie Dumas, MSW, Université de Sherbrooke (Quebec)

Sophie Dumas, MSW, Université de Sherbrooke (Quebec)

Sophie Dumas completed Bachelor's Degrees in Political Science (1992) and Social Work (1996), a Masters Degree in Social Work (2000), a grad-uate program in Gerontology (2015) and is currently a PhD student in Gerontology at Sherbrooke University. She worked from 2001 to 2014 in a CLSC with elderly people and their families through home care programs. Sophie is now a research agent for three research projects, the main project being the ICOACH program, Implementing Integrated Care for Older Adults with Complex Health Needs. It is an international program (Québec/Ontario/New Zealand) financed by the CIHR. Her main research interests are the aspects of the collaboration of the family caregiver to the intervention plan, in an integrative perspective and looking at the workload of social workers involved in homecare, and their use of stand-ardized tools.

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Lisa Garland Baird, RN, MN, University of Alberta (Prince Edward Island)

Lisa Garland Baird, RN, MN, University of Alberta (Prince Edward Island)

Lisa Garland Baird RN, BScN, MN is a PhD candidate (Doctorate in Nursing) at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta and Clinical Nursing Instructor at the University of Prince Edward Island School of Nursing, Charlottetown, PEI. She teaches community health nursing and popula-tion health in the undergraduate nursing program at UPEI. She is also a CIHR Community-Based Primary Health Care Research Trainee with the McMaster Aging, Community and Health Research Unit and a Collaborative Member of the SPOR PEI PIHcI Network. Her research interests in-clude primary health care, home care case management of older adults with multiple chronic conditions and their family caregivers, evidence-informed nursing practice and knowledge translation.

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Nusrat Jamil, MD, MClSc, Western University (Saskatchewan)

Nusrat Jamil, MD, MClSc, Western University (Saskatchewan)

Dr Nusrat Jamil MBBS, LMCC, MClSc (UWO), CCFP is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Academic Family Medicine, College of Medi-cine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Her research interests include family medicine, cancer Care, cancer screening, physician decision-making, women's health, and medical education. She graduated with an MBBS and completed her residency training at the University of Mani-toba in 2005. She obtained Certification in Health Education Teaching (2004) and completed a Fellowship in Research and Academic Develop-ment, University of Manitoba (2006). She received her Certification from the College of Family Physician of Canada, CCFP (2012), completed her thesis in Lung Cancer Screening (2015) and received a Masters Degree in Clinical Science, from the Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Canada (2016).

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Kathryn Mercer, MI, University of Waterloo (Ontario)

Kathryn Mercer, MI, University of Waterloo (Ontario)

Kate is a PhD candidate the University of Waterloo's School of Pharmacy studying Patient Engagement and mHealth and how to best engage cancer patients in understanding health information. Kate graduated with a B.A from Mount Allison University, then a Master of Information degree from the University of Toronto. Before coming to the University of Waterloo she worked with community-based and corporate organiza-tions on a diverse set of projects focused on information and high-level strategy. Kate is working on developing a better understanding on how to engage patients in their health by building a better knowledge-base on how people access and understand health information.

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Carol Mulder, MSc, Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (Ontario)

Carol Mulder, MSc, Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (Ontario)

Carol Mulder works with the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) supporting a province-wide group of Quality Improvement/Decision Support specialists who, in turn, are supporting interdisciplinary health care teams of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians etc. She is a veterinarian and an epidemiologist with about 20 years of experience in healthcare computerized information systems and elec-tronic medical records. Carol is currently completing my thesis research for a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) through the University of Liverpool. Her professional and research interest is in using data to improve performance, action research, developmental evaluation, the value of quantitative interpretivism in engaging providers and patients in improving quality.

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John Queenan, PhD, Queen's University (Ontario)

John Queenan, PhD, Queen's University (Ontario)

Dr. John Queenan is currently the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Networks's Senior Epidemiologist and a graduate of the Transdis-ciplinary Training Programme in Cancer Research at Queen's University. His research tends towards providing a transdisciplinary focus/lens for formulating research questions, particularly towards issues surrounding patient and family caregiver experience, social support, quality of life and the impact these variables may have on clinical outcomes.

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Danielle Rolfe, PhD, University of Ottawa (Ontario)

Danielle Rolfe, PhD, University of Ottawa (Ontario)

Danielle is currently a Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Ottawa, has been a Senior Research Associate at the Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa dating back to 2013, is a registered kinesiologist, and holds a PhD in Exercise Science from the University of Toronto. During her doc-toral training, Danielle completed collaborative programs in health services and policy research (Ontario Training Centre) and women's health research (Women's College Research Institute). Danielle has worked on CBPHC teams IMPACT and C-ChAMP. Her research interests are in com-munity and patient engagement, participatory research, and improving access to primary health care, chronic disease prevention and communi-ty-based research.

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