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Paula Fletcher

Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Graduate Coordinator

Areas of Expertise: Health; Aging; Fall prevention for seniors; Risk factors for falling; Parents of children with cancer; Living with gastrointestinal disorders (Irritable Bowel Syndrome/ Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

Biography: Dr. Fletcher’s research interests are diverse in nature and are linked by the common thread of risk, or more specifically, risk reduction.  Her research program broadly deals with health and well-being.  The overall goal of this research is to…

519.884.0710 ext.4159

Margaret Schneider

Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education

Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Parents of children with cancer; Caregiving; Spirituality and health; Quality of life; Disability; Autism; Adapted physical activity and programming; Chronic illness; Breast cancer and the family; Phenomenology; Lived experience; Narrative research

Biography: My academic interests cover the areas of disability, chronic illness, caregiving, therapeutic recreation, adapted activity, and qualitative research. Through the use of qualitative research methods, I attempt to understand the experiences of having a…

519-884-0710 ext.4214

Juanne Clarke

Professor, Graduate Program Director

Areas of Expertise: Health-care system; Gender, age, class, ethnicity, homosexuality and health; Women’s diseases, men’s diseases and expenditures; Health-care expenditures; Sociology of science and medicine; Breast cancer and childhood causes

Biography: Academic Interests: gender, health, medicine, research methods.

519.884.0710 ext.3516

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