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Meet our MPH Students!

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Current Students

                            

Selasie Ametorwo 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Trent University, Bachelor of Science (Psychology) University of Toronto
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Rachel Askett 

Educational Background: Bachelor Physical Health and Education Specialized in Health Promotion, Laurentian University
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Allison Aspinall 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Western University
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Melinaz Barati 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biology, York University 
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Naveen Benjamin 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Health Sciences) Wilfrid Laurier University 
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Urvashi Beruar 

Educational Background: Doctor of Medicine/Bachelor of Science ( Medicine/General/Liberal Sciences) American University of Integrative Sciences School of Medicine/Laurentian University
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Averi Bodnar 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Nipissing University
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Himani Boury 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences (Population and Quantitative Health Sciences Concentration) Simon Fraser University
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Megan Cisecki 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science Honours (Psychology Major, Life Sciences Minor) Queen's University
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Emma Costello 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biology) Acadia University
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Caroline Cote

Educational Background: Bachelor of Sciences, Honours, Major in Human Kinetics, University of Guelph
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Alexa Dallaire 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Cognitive Science,Honours (Minor in Neuroscience and Mental Health) Carleton University
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Sofia Del Vasto 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Trinity Western University
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Shazia Dhanani 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences,Honours (Minor in Public Administration, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
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Habibe Dogan 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Honours) York University
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Katie Dover 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Neuroscience) Brock University
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Mia Duffy 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Science, Honours University of Ottawa
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Dwayne Francis 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Science, Honours (Health Studies) University of Western
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Zoe Friedman 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Biology) Queen's University
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Adrienne Gaudreault 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Kinesiology) Queen's University
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Maya Gibb 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Life Sciences, Queen's University
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Minha Haque 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Life Sciences) Queen's University 
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Nazaneen Kaliwal 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Double Major in Human Biology & Neuroscience, Minor in French) University of Toronto
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Anna Karbasi 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Biology) York University 
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Vanessa Kishimoto 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Global Health and Biology) University of Toronto
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Emine Kocabas 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Applied Science (Public Health and Safety) Ryerson University 
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Monica LaBarge 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Commerce (Business), Master of Science (Managment-Marketing)Queen's University, Doctor of Philosophy (Marketing)  University of Oregon
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Halina Lam 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Pharmacology and Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences) Doctor of Pharmacy, Western University, University of Toronto
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Erica LeBlanc 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Health Science) Wilfrid Laurier University 
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Eugene Lee 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Kinesiology and Health Sciences) York University 
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Victoria Lee 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Specialization Psychology) Laurentian University
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Mavis Lyons 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Life Sciences) McMaster University
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Ishana Maini 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Health Sciences) McMaster University
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Mir Sanim Al Mamun

Educational Background: Bachelor of Applied Science with Distinction (Occupational and Public Health, Major Public Health) Ryerson University
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Alexandria Martin 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Life Sciences) McMaster University
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Hannah Melchiorre 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biology) Purdue University
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Lauren Pardy 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Health Studies-Psychology) Queen's University
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Arun Parmar 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) McMaster University
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Sayani Purohit 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Medical Sciences) Western University
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Danielle Sanderson 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Honours (Biology) Trent University
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 Aamir Ameen Sholapur 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences,Honours (Interdisciplinary of Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
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Rebecca Simms 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Major in Anthropology, Minor in Classics) McMaster University
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Sharuka Suthaharan 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Studies, Honours, York University
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Kaitlyn Weare  

Educational Background: Bachelor of Kinesiology, Honours, Acadia University
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Phoebe Yang 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Medical Science, Honours (Specialization in Medical Cell Biology) University of Western
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Xinyang (Amber) Ye 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Anthropology-Society, Culture and Language) University of Toronto
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Jessica Bigelow

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nutrition) Western University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Assessing a resumption of public health early childhood services in the recovery period of the COVID-19 pandemic

Mariah Burns

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Global Development Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: The Sandbox Project
Project Title: Inspiring Health Futures (IHF)'Network of Networks' needs assessment

 

Mariel Cabrera

Educational Background: MD, Doctor of Medicine, Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria 
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Project Title: STBBI program: Incentives to increase uptake of STBBI testing and treatment and creation of social networks for targeting future outbreaks

Sidonie Chard

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) McGill University
Practicum Placement: Street Health Centre, Kingston Community Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: Investigating emergency care experiences among equity-deserving groups

Jack Chen

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Geography) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: The Sandbox Project
Practicum Project Title: Inspiring Healthy Future initiatives needs and gaps consultation in the child and youth sector

Annick Dionne

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biomedical/Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Addressing the barrier of stigma in pregnant persons and caregivers living with problematic substance use or a substance use disorder

 Margot Eisenhauer

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science(Neuroscience) Dalhousie Universtiy
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Ottawa Public Health employee's needs and experiences in the COVID-19 pandemic response

 

Maryem El Jaouhari

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biology) Ottawa University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada
Practicum Project Title: The predictors of laboratory acquired infections in Canada using the LINC surveillance system: A descriptive study

Lindsey Fletcher

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice and Public Policy)University of Guelph, Bachelor of Science (Biological Science) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement:
BC Healthy Communities
Practicum Project Title: 
PlanH: Supporting local government engagement and partnerships to create healthier communities in British Columbia, with a fundamental focus on equity

Vanessa Freitas-Bratti

Educational Background: Doctor of Medicine MD (Medicine) Universidade do Planalto Catarinense
Practicum Placement: Princess Margaret Hospital
Practicum Project Title: 
Antimicrobial resistance in cancer care

Danielle French

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biology) Acadia University 
Practicum Placement: Department of Health, New Brunswick
Practicum Project Title: Healthy Families, Healthy Babies program evaluation: Standardizing and improving program delivery, optimizing available resources, and identification of outcome measurements

Adam Fundytus

Educational Background: Doctor of Medicine MD (Medicine) University of Alberta
Practicum Placement: Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: 
Research Parachutism: Characterizing authorship of clinical trials enrolling patients from low and middle income countries

Benjamin Hoggan

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) Brock University
Practicum Placement: Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: Monitoring Reports for the ROSE Cohort Study

Thushadi Kamalasiri

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nursing) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement:
Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: 
Participatory action research in South Asian nations around health promotion: A scoping literature review

 

 

 

 Markku Laamanen

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement:
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: 
The creation and implementation of the COVID-19 Vaccine Disability Dashboard to provide information on innoculation for Canadians with disabilities

 

John Lapp

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Physical Health Education) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: University Health Network
Practicum Project Title: Prone positioning for patients on general medical wards with COVID-19 (COVID-PRONE): A multicentre randomized control trial

Brian Larkin

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Queen's University
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Rachel Lazure

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology), University of Houston
Practicum Placement: Hospice Palliative Care Ontario
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Lauren Lees

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) Wilfrid Laurier University
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Key lessons learned from COVID-19 and transferability to a stronger, more sustainable public health system

Eva Lim

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biology) Burman University
Practicum Placement: Street Health Centre, Kingston Community Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: 
People's experience in emergency department visits

Sarah Maddock

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) Brock University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Evaluating youth skills development through virtual programming for those with sight loss

Tiffany Mak

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology,Health Sciences) York University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Artificial intelligence-mediated diabetic retinopathy screening: An evaluation of a pilot project in Northern Ontario

Maddy McKeen

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) Ottawa University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada
Practicum Project Title: Advancing healthy living and chronic disease prevention through public policy

Bryn Nikel

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Grant MacEwan University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health  
Practicum Project Title: Hepatitis C Cascade of Care Project:Characterizing the RNA and engagement cascades in the KFL&A region

Akriti Pandey

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Health Studies) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Accessibility and inclusion among healthcare providers as employers
 

Savita Rani

Educational Background: Medical Resident ,University of Saskatchewan,Doctor of Medicine MD, University of Alberta, Bachelor of Sciences(Life Sciences/Economics) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Saskatchewan Health Authority
Practicum Project Title: 2021 Senior Medical Health Officer's Health Status Report to the Board of Saskatchewan Health Authority

Madison Schuler

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Opportunities for free sunscreen dispensers in public health spaces in the KFL&A region

Maryam Shah

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience/Mental Health) Carleton University
Practicum Placement: Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: Methods for measuring oppression in Indigenous population health survey research: A scoping literature review

Sandy Tedjasubrata

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) Wilfrid Laurier University
Practicum Placement: BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services
Practicum Project Title: Enhancing the patient experience and advancing patient-centered care for individuals living with complex mental health and substance use challenges in British Columbia

Madeline Theodorlis

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) Western University
Practicum Placement: University Health Network
Practicum Project Title: Development of a question prompt tool about cardiovascular disease prevention following hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

 

Robin Tonbazian

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Double Major Health Studies/Environmental Studies, Minor Political Sciences) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Social well-being and physical behaviours: Evaluating the impact of participating in sports camps for youth with sight loss

Derian Valcourt

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
Ottawa University
Practicum Placement: Health Canada
Practicum Project Title: Developing approaches in hazzard assessment to fill the gap on data poor substances using a Read-Across method

 

 Amisha Yadav

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) Wilfrid Laurier University
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, Providence Care Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Development of an onboarding program for new Age-Friendly Community Initiatives (AFCIs) in Ontario

 

Ashvini Yogarajah

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Honours Science and Business/Biochemistry) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: Barriers and facilitators to screening patients for poverty among family physicians in Ontario

Sidrah Zafar

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) Ottawa University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Artificial intelligence-mediated diabetic retinopathy screening: An evaluation of a pilot project in Northern Ontario

 

Alumni

 

Ashley Aldsoro Neves

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Project Title: Accessibility and Inclusion in the Workplace: Mentorship, Supervison and Onboarding Practices
 

 

Sapriya Birk

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Sciences) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Maltby Centre
Practicum Project Title: An Analysis of the Current Delivery of Virtual Services in Child and Youth Mental Health and Autism Services at Maltby Centre

Alexa Boblitz

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health
Practicum Project Title: Program Evaluation for the Ontario Age Friendly Communities Outreach Program

Alexa Bowie

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Major, Health Studies Minor) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences - Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: A Population-Based Study to Quantify the Risks of Opioid Analgesics in Pregnancy

Jocelyn Brenner

Educational Background:  BSc (Life Sciences) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Canadian Society for International Health
Practicum Project Title: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of the Canadian Pavilion at the 23rd International AIDS Conference

Aishah Cader

Educational Background: BSc (Human Biology and English) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: ICES Central
Practicum Project Title:
A systematic review on whether screening for given diseases improves patient outcomes.

Matthew Crocker

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Psychology and Sociology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Correctional Service of Canada
Practicum Project Title: Mathematical Model of COVID-19 Transmission Dynamics in the Correctional Environment

Abigail Fredericks

Educational Background: BSc (Biology,Health Science Concentration) Bishop's University
Practicum Placement: Kingston Home Base Non-Profit Housing Inc.
Practicum Project Title: 
Assessment of How to Best Support Youth Aged 16-24 Who Use Crystal Methamphetamine

Eleni Gatzios

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts Honours (Health Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Sight Loss Community in Canada

 

Amanda Graham

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts Honours (Health Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: Development of the Legionella Outbreak Response Protocol for Ontario

Cadence Harris

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Kinesiology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Kingston Street Health Centre/Queen's Department of Emergency Medicine
Practicum Project Title: Better Understanding the Care Experiences of Equity-Seeking Groups in Kingston Health Science's Centre Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centre

Paul Ioudovski

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Correctional Service of Canada
Practicum Project Title: Modelling COVID-19 Transmission Dynamics in a Federal Correctional Environment

Natalie Johnston

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology/Health Sciences) Univeristy of Alberta
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health
Practicum Project Title: 
Creation of Knowledge Translation Tools to Support Healthy Aging

Daria Juudi-Hope

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Kingston Community Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: Indigenous Health: Infographic Creation for the Kingston Community Health Centre

Sarah Kelly

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts Honours (Health Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: CIHR Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research
Practicum Project Title: A Scoping Review of Northern Indigenous and Sexual Reproductive Health

Nancy Lin

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Recommendations and Educational and Professional Development Resources for Accessibility and Inclusion in the Workplace

Aleesha Maracle

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) Brock University 
Practicum Placement: Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: Development of the Legionella Outbreak Response Protocol for Ontario

Kathryn Matsushita

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Bio-Medical Science) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: Maltby Centre
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of Maltby Centre's Mental Health Walk-In Clinic for 18-24 Year Olds
 

Pouria Midavoodi

Educational Background: BSc (Public Health and Safety) Ryerson University
Practicum Placement: Ugandan Water Project
Practicum Project Title: The Development of a Hygiene Training Program

Ariana Mihan

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: HealthBridge Foundation of Canada
Practicum Project Title: A Narrative Review of Comprehensive Sexuality Education  Interventions in Southeast Asia

Hannah Mikhail

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: CHIR Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research
Practicum Project Title: A Literature Review on Best Practice Programs and Current Evidence for Successful Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion for Inuit Youth Remote/Fly-in Communities in Northern Canada

Shakil Mirza

Educational Background: BSc (Psychology) York University
Practicum Placement: Canadian Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: The Impact of Age-Related Vision Loss and Cognitive Impairment on Service Delivery

 Sahar Mohamed

Educational Background: M.B., B Ch. (Medicine) Cairo Universtiy Egypt, MSc (Anatomical Sciences) Queen's Universtiy MSc (Oncology) Cairo University Egypt
Practicum Placement: Queen's University Department of Oncology:Global Oncology Program
Practicum Project Title: Oncology Medical Tourism in Africa

 

 

Emily Mullins

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts Honours (Psychology) Trent University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Community Service Provision Decision Making Models for Aging Adults with Vision Loss

 

Sree Nair

Educational Background: BSc (General Science) Mount Royal University
Practicum Placement: The Sandbox Project
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of Year One of the Sandbox Impact Program, Planning of Global Initiatives and the Collaboration with the COMPASS Study

 

Carolina Navas

Educational Background: BSc (Biology and Psychology Specialization) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Kingston's Street Health Centre/Queen's Department of Emergency Medicine
Practicum Project Title: RECONNECT Study: Improving Care Experiences of Equity Seeking Groups in Kingston Health Science Centre's Emergency Department

   

Kaylyssa Philip

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Sciences) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Rideau Community Health Services
Practicum Project Title: Assessing and Addressing Food Insecurity in Smiths Falls

   

Zoya Punjwani

Educational Background: BSc (Bio-Medical Science) University of Calgary
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies and Aging and Health at Providence Care
Practicum Project Title: Reducing Negative Effects of Social Isolation During and After COVID-19 Among Older Adults in an Age-Friendly Community Context

Olivia Sue Reichert

Educational Background: BSc (Psychology and Neuroscience) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: Kingston Community Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: Barriers Decrease Newcomer Volnteerism in Kingston: Accessible and Inclusive Actions to Increase Volunteerism in Kingston

Michelle Rene

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts Honours (Psychology) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Queen's University Department of Public Health Sciences
Practicum Project Title: Surveillance of COVID-19 Morbidity and Mortality in Individuals with Intellectual and Development Disabilities in Canada

Shannon Russell

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: 
Review of the Accessibility and Potential Impact of Digital Learning for K-12 Students With Sight Loss in Canada During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alex Shammas

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Sciences) Western University BA Honours (Business Administration) Ivey Business School 
Practicum Placement: Kingston Street Health Centre/Queen's Department of Emergency Medicine
Practicum Project Title: RECONNECT Study: Improving Care Experiences of Equity Seeking Groups in Kingston Health Science Centre's Emergency Department

Aya Sidahmed

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: The Sandbox Project
Practicum Project Title: Year One Evaluation of the Sandbox Impact Program, Contribution to the Planning of Global Initiatives, and Collaboration with the COMPASS Study

Aarani Sivasekaram

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Centre for studies in Aging and Health at Providence Care
Practicum Project Title: Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program: Understanding How Communities Can Better Meet the Needs of Older LGBTQ+ Adults

 

Bianca Valente

Educational Background: BSc Honours  (Biology) Western University
Practicum Placement: Rideau Community Health Services
Practicum Project Title: Addressing the Gap in Accessible Footcare Services: Assessment of Best Practices and Models for Delivery

Chelsea Waid

Educational Background: BHSc (Chronic Illness and  Disability) Carleton University
Practicum Placement: Health Canada: Existing Substances Risk Assessment Bureau
Practicum Project Title: Three Literature Reviews of Per- and Polyfuoroalkyl Substances

Shamika Wickramasuriya

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biochemistry) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Health Canada: Existing Substances Risk Assessment Bureau
Practicum Project Title: Creation of a Read-Across Justification Workflow Using the Bisphenols Chemical Grouping

Ahsan Zaman

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Kinesiology and Health Sciences) York University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: COVID-19 Return-to-Office Project at CNIB

Kevin Zhao

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health and Society Major) University of Calgary
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada
Practicum Project Title: 
Various Projects Supporting the Risk and Capability Assessment Unit

 

Shubidito Ahmed

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) University of Calgary
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario, Toronto

Practicum Project Title: Evaluating the Recruitment Processes for the Provincial Scale-up of the Urinary Tract Infection Program in Long Term Care Homes
 

Aseel Anabtawi

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Wellington Dufferin Guelph Health Unit, Guelph
Practicum Project Title: Using Power Business Intelligence Software to Develop a Vector Borne Disease Surveillance System

Smiksha Babbar 

Educational Background: MPH (Manipal University)
Practicum Placement: Queen's - Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Retrospective Patient Analysis for International Normalized Ratio (INR) Levels in Relation to Adverse Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery

Mandy Behnia 

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) University of British Columbia
Practicum Placement: Providence Health Care, Vancouver
Practicum Project Title: Metobolic Monitoring in Acute Inpatient Psychiatry and Mindful Eating @ St. Paul's Hospital

Afia Birago 

Educational Background: BSc (Health & Disease Biochemistry) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Grand Challenges Canada, Toronto
Practicum Project Title: Sanitation Research at Grand Challenges Canada

Emily Booth 

Educational Background: BA (Physical Health & Education) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Sudbury & Districts Health Unit, Sudbury
Practicum Project Title: Lending Support to the Indigenous Engagement Team Through Various Cultural Competency Initiatives

Lisa Brancaccio 

Educational Background: BA Honours University of Windsor
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, Providence Care Hospital, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Building Capacity for Care of Older Adults Through an Integrated Knowledge Mobilization Strategy

 

Gurnoor Brar 

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph/Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: Canadian Salmonella Outbreak Metrics

Frank Chou

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) University of British Columbia
Practicum Placement: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDs, Vancouver
Practicum Project Title: A longitudinal Analysis of Cannabis Use and Mental Health Symptoms Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men in Vancouver

Erica Confreda 

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Choose Water Phase 2 Campaign & Dental Health Promotion

Larkin Davenport Huyer 

Educational Background: BSc (Arts & Science) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Toronto
Practicum Project Title: Ethics and Policy Practicum Placement

Diksha Doodnauth 

Educational Background: BSc (Clinical Psychology) American University of Peace Studies / University of Guyana
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Vaccine Wastage Assessment at KFL&A Public Health

Sherri Dutton 

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) University of Winnipeg
Practicum Placement: Hamlet of Arviat
Practicum Project Title: Supporting Pigiaqtitsijiit Youth in Arviat at Hamlet of Arviat Pigiaqtitsijiit Young Leaders Capacity Development Project

Keeley Farrell 

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: Contributing to a Suicide Safer Ottawa

Michelle Foote 

Educational Background: Doctorate in Medicine/Residency (Public Health) University of Ottawa/ Queen's University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health (Emergency Prep.)
Practicum Project Title: Emergency Preparedness: Training Exercise Development & Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
 

Hannah Friedman 

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health (Partnership Inventory)
Practicum Project Title: The Partnership Inventory at KFL&A Public Health

Daniel Gorecki 

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology) University of Guelph - Humber
Practicum Placement: Maltby Centre, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Improving Parent/Caregiver Supports in KFL&A at Maltby Centre

Nagma Grewal 

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Promising Practices to Promote Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion with a Local Public Health Unit

Kelsey Henry 

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health (Climate Change)
Practicum Project Title: Climate Change and Health at KFL&A

Shannon Hill 

Educational Background: BA Honours (Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Department of National Defence, Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: Validation of the Canadian Forces Health information System Appointment Register for Mental Health Clinical Visits

 

Tanner Hoffman 

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) Houghton College NY
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: The Wellness Tool: Enhancing Well Water Safety and Stewardship in Rural Communities Using Smartphone Technology

 

Vivian Hung 

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health, Toronto
Practicum Project Title: Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

   

Jessica Insogna 

Educational Background: MSc (Exercise Physiology) McGill University
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation and Knowledge Translation of Ontario Age-Friendly Communities

   

Carolina Jimenez Vanegas 

Educational Background: BNSc Honours (Nursing) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Health Providers Against Poverty, Toronto
Practicum Project Title: End Immigration Detention:An Open Letter

Alia Khan 

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) Ryerson University
Practicum Placement: Burma Children Medical Fund, Thailand
Practicum Project Title: Effect of Wheelchairs Distributed by Burma Children Medical Fund: A Case Study

Anyse Laliberte 

Educational Background: BA Honours (Psychology & Gerontology) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Sudbury & Districts Health Unit, Sudbury
Practicum Project Title: Creaing a New Approach to Local Needs Assessment

Daniela Lapena 

Educational Background: BA Honours (Health Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: 18-Month Enhanced Well-Baby Visit Audit Initiative

David Liu 

Educational Background:  Bsc (Pharmacy)  & Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Retrospective Research Impact Analysis of Cystic Fibrosis Canada Research Grants

George Matskiv 

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Development of an Interactive Tool for Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections in the KFL&A Region

Aaron Naor 

Educational Background: BSc (Microbiology & Immunology) University of British Columbia
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health, Toronto
Practicum Project Title: Development of the Evidence Review:Evaluating the Health Social and Environmental Impacts of Cannabis Home Growing

Francis Nguyen 

Educational Background: BSc (Pharmacology & Human Biology) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Post-Discharge Opioid Use following Lumbar Surgery in Ontario

Erin Nolan 

Educational Background: BSc (Health Studies) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Reducing Sedentary Behaviour in Children through the "Sit less Campaign"

Daniel Onete 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Medical Sciences Western University
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health, Toronto
Practicum Project Title:

Danielle Pellegrini 

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton
Practicum Project Title: Recommendations of Best Practice for Special Care Nursery Design that considers Standards based on Human Factors

Amrita Rathor 

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology) University of Guelph-Humber
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health, Toronto
Practicum Project Title: Understanding and Investigating which Pedestrians Infrastructures Best Supports Seniors in Active Transportation

Justine Reid 

Educational Background: BSc (Forensic Science & Psychology) Trent University
Practicum Placement: Huron County Health Unit, Clinton
Practicum Project Title: Advancing Community Health and Well-Being in Huron County

Jaskiran Sandhu 

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: Modernizing National Surveillance of Hepatitis C

Tamara Schindeler 

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: Knowledge Translation Strategies to Healthcare Providers in Clinical Office Settings regarding Infection Prevention and Control

Malcolm Scott 

Educational Background: BSc (Health Promotion Research & Policy) Dalhousie University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of Kingston's Overdose Prevention Site

Stephanie Sebastian 

Educational Background: BSc (Public Health & Safety) Ryerson University
Practicum Placement: Hastings Prince Edward Counties Health Unit, Belleville
Practicum Project Title: The Local Impact of Opioids and Other Drug Situational Assessment

Zahra Sayyed 

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology & Health Promotion) Sheridan College/York University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario,Toronto
Practicum Project Title: Formative Evaluation of the Locally Driven Collaborative Projects (LDCP) Program

Helen Valkanas 

Educational Background: BSc (Behavioural Neuroscience) Concordia University
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: A Proposal for Dog Bite Prevention Interventions in Ottawa; A Community Based Approach

Emma Whitely 

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) Acadia University
Practicum Placement: Hamlet of Arviat
Practicum Project Title: Enhancing Equitable Participation and Planning for Recreation Programming in Arviat, Nunavut

Lily Yang 

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Research Assistant for Radon Testing in Child Care Centres

Kathy Zhang 

Educational Background: BA (Molecular & Cellular Biology) Vanderbilt University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston
Practicum Project Title: Client and Neighbourhood Needs Assessment for the St. Vincent De Paul Society of Kingston

 

Rosaria (Sara) Armata

Educational Background: BSc (Psychology) York University
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title:

Kayla Belanger

Educational Background: BA (Health Promotion) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Burma Children Medical Fund
Practicum Project Title: Effective Health Promotion for Post - Operative Patients

Amy Booth

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences & Psychology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Vancouver Coastal Health
Practicum Project Title:
 

Michael Caldara

Educational Background: BSc (Health Management) York University
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title:

 

 Andre Champagne

Educational Background: BA (Education, specialization in Geography) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Quality Improvement of the 2017 Ottawa river field response

 

Joyce Chan

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences/Health & Disease) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title:

Brianna Cheyne

Educational Background: BA (Psychology) St. Francis Xavier University
Practicum Placement: Hamilton Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Capacity to Cope: Public Health and Hospital perspectives on substance use and frequent emergency department visits

Rebecca Curtis

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario Lab
Practicum Project Title: Exploring, developing, and evaluating drinking water vulnerability assessment measures: Implications for rural Ontario communities using private groundwater drinking sources.

Vanessa De Rubeis

Educational Background: BSc (Health Studies) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: A media analysis of "Water does measuring potential exposures to wonders" healthy kids community challenge

Nadia Deodat

Educational Background: BSc (Health Studies) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Providence Care Hospital
Practicum Project Title: The Centre for Studies in Aging and  Health
 

Stephanie Dipelino

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) Western University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario Lab
Practicum Project Title:
 

Ally Dodds

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Health messaging for Post - Secondary students - Fentanyl is here

Natasha Elms

Educational Background: BSc (Microbiology) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: Hamlet of Arviat
Practicum Project Title: Youth Mental Health in Arviat, Nunavut, A Health Promotion Strategy
 

April English

Educational Background: BA (Physical Health Education with specialization in Health Promotion) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada
Practicum Project Title:

Krishni Ganesan

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Enhanced 18-month well-baby visit
 

Caitlin Germond

Educational Background: BSc (Radiation Therapy) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Sudbury District Health Unit
Practicum Project Title: Health Equity and Indigenous Engagement
 

Deba Hafizi

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Heart and Stroke Foundation
Practicum Project Title: Heart and Stroke Summary Report
 

Daphnee Hooker

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences, Specialization in Human Kinetics) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title:
 

Janine Jivani

Educational Background: BA (Geography and City Studies) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: St. Michael's Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Research Assistant: International Centre for Science in Drug Policy
 

Sophia Khiybani

Educational Background: BSc (Biology & Psychology) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Community Food Works for Arabic speaking newcomers evaluation tool development

Carla King

Educational Background: BSc / Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Diploma (Nutritional Sciences and Neuropathology) University of Guelph & Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Practicum Placement: Haiti
Practicum Project Title:

Jennifer Kuntz

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project Title:
 

 

Lyubov Kushtova

Educational Background: BSc (Human Biology) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Timeline of reportable diseases in Ontario (1991-2016)
 

Whitley Meyer

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title:
 

Millie Mohan

Educational Background: BSc (Biological Sciences/ Psychology) University of Alberta
Practicum Placement: British Columbia Centre for Disease Control
Practicum Project Title: Developing indicators and background material for British Columbia's first  sexually transmitted infections (STI) prevention strategy
 

Tanrima Moumita

Educational Background: BA (Health Studies, Anthropology & Psychology) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Newcomer Health Communication Strategy

Daniel Mount

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Timiskaming
Practicum Project Title:

Caitlin Murphy

Educational Background: BA (Global Development Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: World Health Organization
Practicum Project Title: Bridging the gap: The global research education and innovation in Assistive technology summit
 

Lucksini Raveendran

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title:
 

Pamela Robertson

Educational Background: BScN (Nursing) Nipissing University
Practicum Placement: Providence Care Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Age-friendly Communities Outreach Program
 

Kyle Silveira

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title:

Clara Tam

Educational Background: BSc (Biochemistry; Minor Health, Aging & Society) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: World Health Organization Geneva
Practicum Project Title: Intern with the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems

Jillian Waruk

Educational Background: BSc/PhD (Microbiology & Science HIV Vaccinology) University of Manitoba
Practicum Placement: Manitoba Health
Practicum Project Title:
 

Victoria Zefkic

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Hamlet of Arviat
Practicum Project Title:

 

 

Laura Aguiar

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Applied Science) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: KFL&A
Project Title: Integrating Health Topics According to the Ontario Public Health Standards
 

 

Sabrina Aimola 

Educational Background: BA (Psychology)
Practicum Placement: Wellesley Institute
Practicum Project Title: Mental Well-Being in a City Context - THRIVE Toronto Initiative

Natalie Anderson

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Kinesiology) Wilfred Laurier University
Practicum Placement: Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Practicum Project Title: The Cultivation of Patient-Centered Care for Women in Canadian Medical Schools

Saba Berhane 

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biomedical Science) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement:  Health Canada
Practicum Project Title: Review of Cancer Risk Assessment Approaches

Jordan Bertagnolli

 

Educational Background:  BSc (Biological Sciences) University of Calgary
Placement: Government of the Northwest Territories
Practicum Project Title: Wild Game Meat Hygiene Policy Development for Regional Resource Officers in the Northwest Territories

 

Sukhmani Billing

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biochemistry, Biomedical Research) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title:
A Quality Appraisal Resource for Knowledge Synthesis

Alexandra Bond

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, Providence Care
Practicum Project Title: Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Individuals with High Cognitive Reserve

Lindsay Bowthorpe

Educational Background: Medical Residency (Public Health/ Preventive Medicine) Queen's University, M.D         (Medicine) University of Alberta, BSc (Nutrition/Food Science) University of Alberta
Practicum Placement: Hastings Prince Edward County Public Health
Practicum Project Title:
Strategic Priority of the 2019-2023 Strategic Plan: Community Engagement  

Kaitlin Calligari


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Studies) Western University
Practicum Placement: City of Hamilton, Public Health Services
Practicum Project Title: Vision Screening and Visual Health Promotion Evaluation:Method Recommendations

 

Bianca Chahuan


Educational Background: BA Honours (Health Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Amica Lifestyles 
Practicum Project Title: Health Quality Initiatives

Kendra Cicci


Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Western University
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Developing Phase III of the SitLess Campaign to Reduce Sedentary Time Among 13- 
17 year olds

 

 

Michaela Comrie


Educational Background: BSc (Biomedical Science) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: Town of Bancroft
Practicum Project Title: North Hastings Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Planning Initiative

Nga Dang


Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences  Drake University
Practicum Placement: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools
Practicum Project Title: Quality Improvement Recommendations for the Registry for Methods and Tools

 

Madilyn Darrach


Educational Background: BA Honours (Political Studies) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Health, Environments, and Communities Research Lab (HEC Lab), Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: Exploring Canadian Public Health Science's Programs Engagement with Indigenous Health.Truth & Reconciliation, and Climate Change

Lydia DiStefano


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Burma Children Medical Fund
Practicum Project Title: Barriers to Accessing Healthcare for Burma Children Medical Fund's Patients Living in Burma

Varsha Doguparty


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Kinesiology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario 
Practicum Project Title: Images to Impact - Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Online

Alexis Erlichman


Educational Background: BA high honours (Kinesiology), Minor Psychology, University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: BC Healthy Communities
Practicum Project Title: The Role of Local Governments in BC in Community Mental Health

Veronica Finamore


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Human Biology) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Kingston Community Health Centre 
Practicum Project Title: Prioritizing the Mental Health of Newcomer Children Using Play and Art Therapy: An Evaluation
 

Sufiat Fusigboye


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biology and Global Development) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario 
Practicum Project Title: Exploring the Collaboration Patterns using Social Network Anlysis (SNA)

Laurabeth Gill


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biology) Mount Allison University
Practicum Placement: BC Ministry of Health 
Practicum Project Title: All - Hazards Personal Protective Equipment Guidelines and Accountability Update

Erin Grenell


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Barriers and Facilatators to Buprenorphine Use in Ontario

Holly Gunn


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Alberta Health Services
Practicum Project Title: Methodology of Creating Resources and Tools within ACPLF

Christina Jeyendrarajah


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Bachelor (Nursing) University of
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario 
Practicum Project Title: A Novel Approach to Derive Adverse Events Following Immunization Reporting Rates in Ontario

 

 

Nadine Kebbe


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Nutrition Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Canadian Public Health Association
Practicum Project Title: The Future of Tobacco in Canada

 

Zoe Kopp


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Microbiology & Immunology) Dalhousie University
Practicum Placement: Vancouver Island Health Authority
Practicum Project Title: Program Update - Nourishing the first 2000 Days

 

Christopher Lee


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Sciences) Wilfrid Laurier University
Practicum Placement: SickKids Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Understanding Health-Related Sustainable Development Goal Progress in Low and Middle-Income Countries: A Comparison between Muslim Majority Countries and non-Muslim Majority Countries

 

Danielle Lee

Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Vancouver Island Health Authority
Practicum Project Title: Quality Improvement for Youth Mental Health Services in Victoria, BC
 

Jia Ling Lin


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Neuroscience, Sociology & Psychology) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Health, Environments, and Communities Research Lab(HEC Lab), Queen's University
Practicum Project Title: Exploring Canadian Public Health Sciences Program's Engagement with Climate Change

Kelsey MacIntosh


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Kingston Commnunity Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: Kingston Community Health Centres: THRIVE Program

Sierra Martin


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biomedical Science) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: National Eating Disorder Information Centre - Toronto General Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Increasing Eating Disorder Support with Instant Chat

Elizabeth Matzinger


Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services 
Practicum Project Title: Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Action Plan Evaluation

Katie McKee


Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) Western University
Practicum Placement: Arviat 
Practicum Project Title: Supporting Greenhouse Programming

Caitlin Monaghan


Educational Background: BSc (Medical Science) Western University
Practicum Placement: Trillium Health Partners 
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of a Consultative Delirium Team Model: Effective Prevention, Detection, and Management of Delirium in Inpatient Adults

Frishta Nafeh


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Sciences) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Association Between Social Capital and Self-rated Health

Charlotte Neville


Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) University of British Columbia
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Hand Hygiene Consultation-Results

Lillian Ochere


Educational Background: BSc (Applied Science, Public Health & Safety) Ryerson University
Practicum Placement: SickKids Hospital 
Practicum Project Title: Overview of Reviews on Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Positive Development

Michael Puopolo


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Practicum Project Title: Investigation into the Visual Devices Covered by Ontario's Assistive Devices Program

Rachel Samuel


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Estimating Private Well Water Consumption Patterns Among Ontario Residents of Waterborne Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA)

Naeha Sharma


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Biological Sciences) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: SickKids Hospital
Practicum Project Title:  Preventing and Addressing Mental Health Conditions in School-Aged Children

Izabelle Siqueira


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Life Sciences) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, Providence Care
Practicum Project Title: Creating an Ontario Directory of Researchers, Educators and Innovators Working in Aging 

Ashraf Sirag


Educational Background: Universtiy BSc (Health Sciences) of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Canadian Society for International Health
Practicum Project Title: Policy Dialogue Project

 

 

Thivja Sribaskaran


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Studies) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Women's College Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Improving Antibiotic Initiation and Duration in Long-Term Care: A Process Evaluation of an Audit and Feedback Intervention

Steeven Toor


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Health Sciences) University of Calgary
Practicum Placement: BC Mental Health And Substance Use Services 
Practicum Project Title: Family Presence: A Need for Policy Change?

Ethan Toumishey


Educational Background: M.D.(Medicine) Dalhousie, BSc (Biomedical Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health 
Practicum Project Title: Radon Level Testing in Licensed Childcare Centers in KFL&A

John Tuinema


Educational Background: M.D.(Medicine) Northern Ontario School of Medicine, BA ,(Arts/Sociology/Law & Justice) Laurentian
Practicum Placement: Public Health Sudbury and Districts 
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of the Interagency Health Sector Response Plan for Infectious Disease Threats

Stephanie Wiafe


Educational Background: BSc Honours (Interdisciplinary Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana 
Practicum Project Title: A Qualitative Assessment of Neighborhood Characteristics and Adolescent-Parent Health Outcomes in the Volta Region, Ghana

Carley Zubalich


Educational Background: BSc (Nursing) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Sudbury and Districts
Practicum Project Title: Mental Health and Safety in the Workplace Workshop Series

Nour Bakhache                     

Educational Background: BSc (Human Biology Global Health) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: ABAAD Resource Center for Gender Equality
Practicum Project Title: Making Sense of Child Marriage among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Jessica Baumhour

Educational Background: BPHE (Health Promotion) Laurentian University
Practicum Placement: The Arviat Aqqiumavvik (Wellness Society)
Practicum Project Title: Aajiigatigiiniq Inunnguinirmut Pilot Project (Family Support Team Pilot Program to Increase School Attendance Rate in Arviat Nunavut)

Kinsey Beck

Educational Background: BSc (Health Science) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Hotel Dieu Hospital - Department of Infection and Immunology
Practicum Project Title: Hepatitis C surveillance in the incarcerated population

 

Jasjit Birk

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology) McMaster University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada - Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: Enhanced Surveillance of HIV among at-risk groups in Canada: Renewal of the second generation surveillance system

Rebecca Brodmann

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences)  University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: World Health Organization - Geneva
Practicum Project Title: Developing the Priority Assistive Products List Training Package and promoting the GATE Community

Pearl Buhariwala

Educational Background: MA (Geography, McMaster University) BA (English, Geography & History, University of Toronto)
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Toronto's Food Systems: An Environmental Scan and Evaluation Projects

Renee Campbell

Educational Background: BSc (Health Studies) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health, Communicable Disease Surveillance Unit
Practicum Project Title: Trends in HIV testing among Toronto Residents 2008-2015

Andrew Coyne

Educational Background: BSc (Biological Sciences) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Determine teacher readiness to address sedentary behavior in the classroom: Protocol Development literature review on best practice for classroom design to reduce sedentary behavior

Danica Desjardins

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: The Arviat Aqqiumavvik (Wellness Society)
Practicum Project Title: Supporting inuuqatigiitsiarniq for Inuit families: A community-based study of healthy and respectful family environments in Arviat Nunavut.

 

Denise Freylejer

Educational Background: BSc (Human Nutritional Sciences)  University of Manitoba
Practicum Placement: South East Local Health Integration Network
Practicum Project Title: Alternative Level of Care Patient Profiling with Care Needs Gap Analysis

 

Avanti Garde

Educational Background: BSc (Biomedical Science) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Western University
Practicum Project Title: Research in Public Health,Law and Policy

 

 

Rehana Jamani

Educational Background: BSc (McMaster University)
Practicum Placement:  Centre for Studies in Aging and Health - Providence Care
Practicum Project Title: Age-Friendly Community Planning Outreach Initiative

 

 

Fatima Kamal

Educational Background: BSc (Sociology & Political Science)  University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Process Implementation Evaluation of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge

 

 

Ridhwana Kaoser

Educational Background: BA (Psychology) McGill University
Practicum Placement:  Centre for Addictions Research BC, Victoria
Practicum Project Title: The role of health promotion in supporting effective approaches to substance use in schools

 

 

Tessa Latchmore

Educational Background: BSc (Human Nutrition) University of Guelph
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario Laboratory
Practicum Project Title: TWIIST: Tools for Water Security in Indigenous Communities

 

Rachel Leung

Educational Background: BSc (Health Studies) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Public Health Agency of Canada
Practicum Project Title: National Tuberculosis Case-based Surveillance System-Case and Outcome Report Form Review

Jino Mabior

Educational Background: BSc ( Health Studies) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Veterans Affairs Canada - Charlottetown, PEI
Practicum Project Title: Well-being constructs in relation to Military Veteran Population Policy

Safia Mohamed

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) Western University
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Alcohol Policy - Knowledge Product Development

Jocelyn Moreno

Educational Background: BA (Psychology) University of Ottawa
Practicum Placement: Region of Waterloo Public Health
Practicum Project Title:

Mathew Nagendran

Educational Background: BSc (Health & Disease) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Calculating and improving estimates for the burden of health-care associated infections in Ontario

Nusrat Nessa

Educational Background: BSc (Global Health) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: BRAC Center, Bangladesh
Practicum Project Title: Comprehensive Postpartum Depression Care in Urban Slum Populations of Bangladesh

Olomola Bisola

Educational Background: BHSc (Interdisciplinary Health Sciences) University of Manitoba
Practicum Placement: Kingston General Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Implementing a Clinical Poverty Screening and Intervention tool

Taisha Palmer-Salmon

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology) University of Waterloo
Practicum Placement: Heart and Stroke Foundation, Toronto
Practicum Project Title:

Christine Pentland

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) Western University
Practicum Placement: Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ottawa
Practicum Project Title: Health Policy/Prevention support on materials surrounding plain and standardizing tobacco packaging, sugar sweetened beverage taxation, and Indigenous school policy. Evaluation support on the nourishing School Communities Initiative and planning of the 2016 Stroke Congress Conference.

Madi Redfern

Educational Background: BSc (Geography) Queen's University
Practicum Placement:
Practicum Project Title:

Iman Sapru

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) Western University
Practicum Placement: South East Local Health Integration Network
Practicum Project Title: Assessment of Gaps and Barriers in Patient Flow to the Behavioral Support Transitional Unit at Quinte Health Care

Jelena Savic

Educational Background: BSc (Human Biology) University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Investigating Hospital Influenza Outbreak
 

Charlotte Wells

Educational Background: BSc (Biology) Queen's University
Practicum Placement: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Exploring the need for Supportive/Healthy Environment Agency Training for Youth Service Providers within Toronto

Zhang Maggie

Educational Background: BSc (Human Nutrition) Mount St. Vincent University
Practicum Placement: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Foundational Standard-Population Health Assessments

Uwsetina Yousif

Educational Background: BSc, University of Toronto
Practicum Placement: East Central Local Health Integration Health Network
Practicum Project Title: Strategies for addressing Alternate Level Care within the Client Context

Kaitlynn Almeida

Educational Background: BSc, Queen's University
Practicum Location: Ottawa Public Health Sexual Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: Chlamydia Case Management Workload and Practice Change Evaluations: A Retrospective and Prospective Study
Position After Graduation: Coordinator, Regional Programs Management, Cancer Care Ontario

Mariel Ang

Educational Background: BA (Health Sciences), Western University
Practicum location: Centre of Studies and Aging in Health at Providence Care Mental Health Services
Practicum Project Title: Investigating and Planning for a Regional Integrated Falls Prevention Strategy for South East Ontario
Position After Graduation: Research Coordinator, University Health Network
 

Sara-Anne Arul

Educational Background: M.D.C.M., McGill University
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Syndromic Surveillance Pan/ParPan American Games 2015
Position After Graduation:
 

Alyssa Bedard

Educational Background: BA (Health Promotion), Laurentian University
Practicum Location: KCHC, Kingston Community Health Centres
Practicum Project Title: Health Promotion and Intergenerational Programming
Position After Graduation: Community Health Promoter, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

Angela Burns

Educational Background : BSc, Western University
Practicum Location: Centre for Studies in Aging and Health at Providence Care
Practicum Project Title: Ontario's Age-Friendly Community Planning Outreach Initiative
Position After Graduation: Research Coordinator at Leave the Pack Behind

 

Julia Cahill

Educational Background: BSc, University of Toronto
Practicum Location: North York General Hospital
Practicum Project Title: Using a Social Marketing Framework to Address Antibiotic Over utilization in Primary Care
Position after Graduation: 

 

Kriti Chandna

Educational Background: BSc, McMaster University
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Methods and Approaches to Program Evaluation in Indigenous Contexts: A Scoping Review
Position after Graduation: Research Assistant, Public Health Ontario

Dawn Cole

Educational Background: BSc (Specialized in Nursing), York University
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: KFL&A Public Health - Primary Care Collaboration needs Assessment
Position after Graduation: Public Health Nurse, KFL& A Public Health Unit

Karly Dudar

Educational Background: BA, Laurentian University
Practicum Location: North West Local Health Integration Network
Practicum Project Title: Current State Assessment of Primary Prevention Services for Diabetes in North West Ontario
Position after Graduation: Program Consultant, (Regional Implementation Coach-North West)

Lisa Ellison

Educational Background: BSc, University of Toronto
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: The Geographic Modeling of Influenza Seasonality in Ontario
Position after Graduation: Research Analyst, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Laura Gibson

Educational Background: BSc, Queen's University
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario Laboratory
Practicum Project Title: Development of a Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Acute Gastrointestinal Illness in private Drinking Water Wells of Rural Ontario.
Position after Graduation: Research Analyst Recruit, Statistics Canada
 

Erin Hayes

Educational Background: BSc, Brock University
Practicum Location:Hastings Prince Edward County Health Unit
Practicum Project Title: Developing Logic Models for the Health Promotion Department of Hastings Prince Edward Public Health Unit
Position after Graduation:
 

Alzahra Hudani

Educational Background:  BSc (Life Sciences), McMaster University
Practicum Location: Pamoja Woman's Health Centre, Tanzania
Practicum Project Title: A Health Systems Appraisal for Cervical Cancer Control Prevention in Northern Tanzania
Position after Graduation:
 

Sandra Khoury

Educational Background: BA (Sociology), McGill University
Practicum Location: Queen's Family Health Team
Practicum Project Title: Needs Assessment of Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Amongst Immigrant Patients at the (QFHT) and a Proposed Quality Improvement (QI) Initiative on the Documentation of a Patient's Immigrant Status
Position after Graduation: Research and Evaluation Advisor; Calgary West Central Primary Care Network

Ja Young Kim

Educational Background: BSc (Psychology), University of Waterloo
Practicum Location: Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Practicum Project Title: Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Public Health Division Standards, Practice, and Accountability Branch
Position after Graduation: Performance Measurement Specialist, Center for Addiction and Mental Health

Stephanie Ko

Educational Background: BA, Queen's University
Practicum Location: Public Health Agency of Canada
Practicum Project Title: Physical Environment, Social Behavioral, and Healthcare Factors associated with Health Adjusted Life Expectancy and Life Expectancy around the World
Position after Graduation: Analyst, Public Health Agency of Canada
 

Eric Koskins

Educational Background: BSc, Queen's University
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: The Facilitation and Evaluation of the Asthma Mapper Application
Position after Graduation: Data Analyst Quality Assurance, Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington

Heather Lusk

Educational Background: BA (Kinesiology), Acadia University
Practicum Location: Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Practicum Experience at Ottawa Public Health with the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Department
Position after Graduation: Community Liaison Officer, Ottawa Public Health
 

Paige Marshall

Educational Background: BA (Education), Queen's University
Practicum Location: Health Canada Northern Region
Practicum Project Title: Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch Northern Region Program Analyst
Position after Graduation: Health Promotion Specialist, Government of Nunavut

Emma Marshall-Caitlin

Educational Background: BSc University of Guelph
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Compound/Interactive Effect of Extreme Heat and Poor Air Quality
Position after Graduation: Recruit Analyst, Labour Statistics
 

Cailin Mulvihill

Educational Background: BSc, University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Creating Online Community Resource Hubs to Reduce the Impacts of Poverty
Position after Graduation: Project Lead, KFL&A Public Health Unit

Agatha Nyambi

Educational Background: BSc, University of Guelph
Practicum Location: Public Health Agency of Canada
Practicum Project Title: Travel and Migration Health Division Practicum Placement
Position after Graduation:

Kasthuri Paramalingam

Educational Background: BSc, University of Toronto
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Communicable Disease Outbreak Response Plan
Position after Graduation:
 

Emma Pillsworth

Educational Background: BSc, Queen's University
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Partnering with Primary Care to Evaluate the 18-Month Enhanced Well-Baby Visit
Position after Graduation: Health Promoter, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
 

Evelyn Pyper

Educational Background: BSc, McMaster University
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title:Healthy Kids Community Challenge Program Evaluation
Position after Graduation: Research Assistant, Public Health Ontario
 

Aliya Rashid

Educational Background: BSc (Environmental Health), McGill University
Practicum Location: Alberta Health Services
Practicum Project Title:  Development and Implementation of Tobacco Reduction Strategies, Policies and Programs for Healthcare Settings in Alberta
Position after Graduation: Medical Services Division Intern, United Nations

Stacey Roberts

Educational Background: BSc (Human Kinetics), University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: Perth District Health Unit
Practicum Project Title: Health Promotion and Project Planning for Community Health Initiatives in Perth County
Position after Graduation:  Program Analyst Intern, Ontario Internship Program
 

Lana Socha

Educational Background: BSc (Health Studies), Sheridan College
Practicum Location: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of Policy Integration Strategies for the Roll out of the Tobacco Use Cessation Practice Policy and Procedure
Position after Graduation: Evaluation Assistant, Alberta Health Services
 

Sheryl Tang

Educational Background: BSc, Western University
Practicum Location: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Community and Population Health
Position after Graduation:

Naythrah Thevathasan

Educational Background:  BSc, University of Guelph
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health, Kingston Ontario
Practicum Project Title:  Community Engagement: The Development of KFL&A Public Health's Framework & Progress of the Strategic Priorities
Position after Graduation: Health Promoter, KFL&A Public Health 
 

Eleanor Vandermeer

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology), McMaster University
Practicum Location: Arviat Wellness Center
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of the Arviat Community Cluster Plan and Program Planning for 2015-2020
Position after Graduation: Medical Student, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Tristan Watson

Educational Background: BSc, University of Toronto
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of the Provincial Gonorrhea Treatment and Testing Guidelines
Position after Graduation: Analyst, Canadian Institute for Health Information

 

Tobi Adeyemo

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences), University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario Regional Laboratory Kingston; Community Veterinary Outreach, Ottawa
Practicum Project title: Investigation of Coliform Contamination in private drinking water wells in Southeastern Ontario.(GIS) Zoonoses of Companion Animals in Ottawa's Underhoused population
Position After Graduation:  Research Assistant, Department of Surgery, McMaster University
 


Michael Antwi

Educational Background: BSc (Medical Sciences), Western University
Practicum Location:  Region of Waterloo Public Health Department
Practicum Project title:  Injury and Substance misuse prevention
Position After Graduation:  Research Coordinator, African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario

Nicole Andruszkiewicz

Educational Background: BA (Health Studies), McMaster University
Practicum Location:  KFL&A Public Health Unit
Practicum Project title:  Evaluation of Geospatial Portals for improved Public Health Decision Making in Program Planning
Position After Graduation: Research Assistant, Department of Surgery, McMaster University
 

Sumra Kureishy

Educational Background: BSc (Nutrition), McGill University
Practicum Location: Micro nutrient Initiative Headquarters
Practicum Project Title: Development of Micro nutrient Initiative Core Nutrition Knowledge
Position After Graduation:

Tina Leung

Educational Background: BSc (Nursing), Queen's University
Practicum Location:  Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario
Practicum Project title:  RBC Foundation Asian Women's Health Program
Position After Graduation:  Interim Executive Director, South Granville Seniors Centre
 

Diane Lu

Educational Background:  Master of Public Health, MD, PhD, FCFP Queen's University, University of Toronto
Practicum Location:  World Health Organization, Geneva Switzerland
Practicum Project title:  Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response: An evaluation of Tools.
Position After Graduation:  Residency Program, Public Health & Preventative Medicine
 

Lana Majid

Educational Background: BSc  (Kinesiology), Minor in Health, Aging and Society, McMaster University
Practicum Location:  Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Practicum Project title:  
Position After Graduation:  Public Health Practice Analyst, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Erin McSorley

Educational Background:  BA (International Relations), Mount Alison University
Practicum Location:  KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project title:  Evaluation of the Implementation of the 18-month Well Baby Visit in the KFL&A Region: A Social Determinant of Health Perspective.
Position After Graduation: Health Promotion Specialist, Child Safety Link- Primary Health, IWK Health Centre, Halifax,Nova Scotia

Deanna Moher

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences), Trent University
Practicum Location:  Veterans Affairs Canada
Practicum Project title:  A literature review of employer-based strategies that facilitate workplace participation of people with mental health problems.
Position After Graduation:  Health Promoter, Peterborough County-City Health Unit
 

Kristin Nicol

Educational Background: BSc (Applied Science), University of Guelph
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Whole of Community Physical Activity Interventions; Recommendations for KFL&A Public Health
Position After Graduation:

Patricia Orser

Educational Background:  BA ( Psychology), Queen's University
Practicum Location:  South East Local Health Integration Network
Practicum Project title:  Analysis of Repeat Unplanned Emergency Visits within 30 days for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Conditions.
Position After Graduation:  Public Health Promoter, KFL&A Public Health
 

Laura Paivalainen

Educational Background:  BSc (Biological Science), University of Guelph
Practicum Location:  KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project title:  Applying lessons learned from anti-tobacco campaigns to the prevention of obesity.
 Position After Graduation: Healthy Public Policy Analyst, Alberta Health Services
 

Gillian Pritchard

Educational Background:  BSc (Health Promotion), Dalhousie University
Practicum Location:  KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project title:  A targeted gap analysis of the implementation of health promotion activities across a spectrum of community agencies in KFL&A.
Position After Graduation: Special Projects Coordinator at University of Ottawa Heart Institute
 

Danish Salim

Educational Background: BSc( Physiology), University of Ottawa
Practicum Location:  Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project title:  Evaluation of healthy eating and physical activity guidelines in Municipal Child Care Centers
Position After Graduation:  Junior Analyst, Public Health Agency of Canada
 

Saad Shakeel

Educational Background: BSc (Science), University of Waterloo
Practicum Location: South East LHIN
Practicum Project Title: Hospice Palliative Care Project
Position After Graduation: Research Analyst, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton

Kellie Stein

Educational Background: BSc (Biomedical Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Location:  Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project title:  Barriers to Dental Service Accessibility and Utilization among Low-income Individuals on Socially Funded Dental Programs.
Position After Graduation:  PhD Student, Dentistry

David Beking

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: Kingston Street Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection among current and former Injection Drug users within a multi-disciplinary Treatment Model at a Community Health Center
Position After Graduation: President, Edward Jenner Public Health Consultants

Maria Bennell

Educational Background: BSc (Science), University of Toronto
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Evaluation of Southeastern Ontario Beach Water Quality
Position After Graduation: Epidemiologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Osama Berrada

Educational Background:  BSc (Health Sciences), Ottawa University
​Practicum Location:  Canadian Forces Health Services Directorate, Department of National Defense
Practicum Project title:  Risk assessment of the potable water produced aboard ships using reverse osmosis technology.
Position After Graduation:  Edward Jenner Public Health Counselling

Veronica Catry

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology/ Health Studies), Queen's University
​Practicum Location:  KFL&A Public Health, Family Health Team
Practicum Project title:  Evaluation of the implementation of the enhanced 18-month well-baby assessment with a determinants of health focus.
Position After Graduation:  Program Manager at the Hastings Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

Laura Chapman

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts Honours, St. Mary's University 
Practicum location: South East LHIN
Practicum Project Title: Addiction Profile
Position After Graduation:
 

Rochelle D'Souza

Educational  Background: BSc (Health Sciences), McMaster University
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Developing Measures for the Impact of Knowledge Organizations in Health
Position After Graduation: Program Coordinator Health Promotion Resource Centre

 

Steven Earl

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences),University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: Ottawa Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Trending Parents - Using social media to reach parents with Health Information
Position After Graduation: VP Communications - Community Health Specialist

Mutiat Enikanolaiye

Educational Background: BSc (Biochemistry) Carleton University
Practicum Location: World Health Organization, Cameroon
Practicum Project Title: Protecting Public Health
Position After Graduation: Health Equity Project Manager, University Health Network

Anna Vanderlaan

Educational Background: BSc (Science), University of Toronto
Practicum Location: Toronto Public Health
Practicum Project Title: A Summary of "A Review of the Evidence : School-based Interventions to Address Obesity Prevention in Children 6-12 Year of Age
Position After Graduation: Program Analyst, Ontario Public Service
 

Edey Hobson

Educational Background: BA (Nursing), Queen's University
Practicum Location: South East Regional Cancer Program
Practicum Project Title:
Position After Graduation:

 

Katherine Houston

Educational Background: BA (Health Studies), McMaster University
Practicum Location: Niagara Region Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Safe at Home
Position After Graduation: Health Promoter, Niagara Region
 

Debra Kriger

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences), University of Western Ontario
Practicum Location: Veteran's Affairs Canada
Practicum Project Title:
Position After Graduation:

 

Gurleen Matharu

Educational Background:  BSc (Life Sciences) University of Toronto
Practicum Location: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Practicum Project Title: Environmental Health Policy Development
Position After Graduation: Pharmacy Student, Baxter International Inc.

Rachelle McGrath

Educational Background: BA (Psychology) St. Thomas University
Practicum Location: Heart and Stroke Foundation
Practicum Project Title: Capacity Building Through Community Engagement, Partnerships, and Advocacy
Position After Graduation: Healthy Campus Team Lead, Mount Royal University

Kara McWatters

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University
Practicum Location: World Health Organization, Tanzania
Practicum Project Title: Public Health in Tanzania:Exploring the Factors Affecting Domestic Gender-Based Violence
Position After Graduation:
 

Paula Muis

Educational Background: BASc (Environmental Health Sciences), Ryerson University
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Public Health Information Management System: Preliminary Determination of User Functionality and Essential Data Components
Position After Graduation: Professional Development Officer, Department of Public Health Sciences,  Queen's University
 

Meghan Murphy

​Educational Background:  BSc (Biochemistry and Bachelor of Education), Queen's University
​Practicum Location:  KFL&A Public Health, School Health Team
Practicum Project title:  Situational Assessment for 'Healthy Eating and Health Weights' program for grades 5-9
Position After Graduation:  Research Assistant Cardio Vascular Research Methods Center Ottawa
 

Kelly Ogilvie

Educational Background : BSc, MD (Medicine), University of Toronto
Practicum Location:
Practicum Project Title:
Position After Graduation:

 

Kristi Randhawa

Educational Background: BSc(Health Sciences), University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Investigation of well water bacterial contamination and submission trends in Southern Ontario
Position After Graduation: Adjunct Professor, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

Ayesha Ratnayake

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences) ,University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: Institute of Population Health , Ottawa Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Piloting a GRADE-Based Decision Framework
Position After Graduation:

Carina Rodgers

Educational Background:  BSc (Kinesiology/ Sciences), Western University
​Practicum Location:  Middlesex-London Health Unit
Practicum Project title:  Reproductive Health Promotion
Position After Graduation: Program Manager Chronic Disease Injury Prevention, Chatham - Kent Public Health Unit
 

Arlinda Ruco

Educational Background: BSc (Science) Queen's University
Practicum Location: Public Health Ontario
Practicum Project Title: Sparking Life Niagara: Evaluation and  Related Tasks
Position After Graduation: Project Manager, Practice-based Research and Innovation, Sunny Brook Health Sciences Center

Kristan Taus-Morin

​Educational Background:  Bachelor of Physical Education and Health, Specialization in Health Promotion, Laurentian University
​Practicum Location:  South East Local Health Integration Network
Practicum Project title:  Community Support Section System Impact Assessment
Position After Graduation:  Regional Program Evaluation Coordinator, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  
 

Naeema Tharani

​Educational Background:  BSc( Health Science), Western University
​Practicum Location:  Public Health, Halton Region
Practicum Project title:  Rapid Risk Factor Surveillance System Sample Pilot Project Evaluation; School Immunization Evaluation
Position After Graduation:  Evaluation and Research Analyst, Kinark Child and Family Services

Kendra Tonkin

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences), University of Ottawa
Practicum Location: KFL&A Public Health
Practicum Project Title: Strategies to delay initiation of alcohol use among elementary school aged children
Position After Graduation: Office Manager and Research Coordinator, McGill University
 

Vanessa Vermette

Educational Background: BA (Physical and Health Studies), Queen's University
Practicum Location: Somerset West Community Health Centre
Practicum Project Title: Community Health Needs Assessment
Position After Graduation:

Sara Wafa

Educational Background:BSc (Health Sciences), McGill University
Practicum Location: World Health Organization, Geneva
Practicum Project Title: Supporting Community Based Rehabilitation in the Arab Region
Position After Graduation: 
 

Danika Wentzel

​Educational Background:  BSc( Nursing), Queen's University
​Practicum Location:  Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
Practicum Project title: Insight into the Needle Exchange Program
Position After Graduation:  Public Health Nurse Leeds and Grenville Health Unit
 

Lily Zhou

Educational Background: BSc (Biology), Simon Fraser University
Practicum Location: BC Centre for Disease Control
Practicum Project Title: Cost Analysis of School-Based Universal Hepatitis A Vaccine Program in British Columbia
Position After Graduation: Data Analyst, First Nations Health Authority