I received my PhD in Health Studies and Gerontology from the University of Waterloo in 2005, my Certificate in Adult Education (St. Francis Xavier University) and Certificate in University Teaching (University of Waterloo) in 2005, my MA in Gerontology from the University of Waterloo in 1995, and my BA in Psychology (Honours) from Carleton University in Ottawa in 1992.
My research focuses primarily on the health and wellbeing of paramedics, with particular emphasis on occupational injury status and mental health. Additional research interests include: use of emergency departments and emergency medical services by the elderly; development and implementation of bona fide physical fitness testing parameters for the field of emergency medical services; treatment and outcome of pre-hospital cardiac arrests; and, the role continuing education in adult learners, specifically health care professionals.
I do not have any research assistantship opportunities for undergraduate or graduate students at the present time.
I am willing to supervise undergraduate and graduate students with interests in the areas of: health, pre-hospital care / paramedics / emergency medical services, emergency departments, seniors.
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