Janet Lawson MSc(C)
Janet is a first year Master’s student under the supervision of Dr. Amy Latimer-Cheung. Currently, Janet’s research focuses on the use of narrative in teaching transformational leadership skills to parasport coaches in order to facilitate quality participation. Janet is also interested in exploring quality participation as it relates to parasport coaches and sport assistants/guides. Janet obtained a Bachelor’s in Sport and Fitness Leadership from Camosun College in Victoria, B.C. and has worked with a variety of sport organizations, including the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Athletics Canada.
Alexandra Walters MSc(C)
Alexandra is a first year Master’s student under the supervision of Dr. Amy Latimer-Cheung. Currently, Alexandra is focusing on health branding and social marketing, specifically to the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines. She uses eye-tracking technology as a method for her data collection, and also has projects at CHEO regarding health messaging, and a number of other projects in physical activity promotion. Previously, Alexandra completed a BA (Honours) in Health Studies at Queen’s University.
Nicole Giouridis MSc(C)
Nicole is a first year Master’s student under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Tomasone. Currently, Nicole is investigating the use of multiple methods to examine attitudes towards disability. She hopes that the findings of her research will create a new tool that can be used to augment future research while providing further insight into understanding attitudes towards persons with disability. Previously, Nicole completed a BA (Honours) in Health Studies at Queen’s University.
Kristiann Man MSc(C)
Kristiann is a second year Master’s student under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Tomasone. Currently, Kristiann is examining participation in the context of community-based exercise programming for persons with physical disability. She hopes that the findings of her research will inform the optimal development and delivery of community-based programming for this population, enhance program providers’ abilities to foster quality experiences for program members, as well as support the basic right to full and effective participation in society for persons with disability. Previously, Kristiann completed a BSc (Honours) in Kinesiology at Queen’s University.
Kaitlyn Kauffeldt PhD(C)
Kaitlyn is a first year PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Tomasone. Currently, Kaitlyn is investigating the promotion of physical activity for persons living with cancer. Her research to date has focused on the optimization of physical activity programming for breast cancer survivors, and understanding the components that contribute to a quality physical activity experience. She hopes that the findings of her research will contribute to physical activity program implementation efforts for breast cancer survivors in Ontario. Previously, Kaitlyn completed a Master’s degree in Health Promotion at Queen’s University.
Dr. Angela Fong PhD
Dr. Fong’s research focuses on applying knowledge translation strategies and exercise psychology theories to promote physical activity in cancer survivors. She aims to understand the role of physical activity on psychosocial outcomes in this population. Currently, she is developing and testing innovative knowledge translation tools and strategies to promote physical activity in the cancer care setting and community at large. Dr. Fong earned her PhD in Exercise Sciences from the University of Toronto and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Jennifer Tomasone.
Dr. Madelaine Gierc PhD
Dr. Gierc is currently a fourth year PhD student in Clinical Psychology, and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow under the co-supervision of Dr. Amy Latimer-Cheung and Dr. Jennifer Tomasone for her PhD in Kinesiology. Dr. Gierc’s research focuses on sedentary behaviour, cognitive-behavioural strategies for chronic disease self-management. Previously, Dr. Gierc completed her BA at the University of Alberta, her MPH at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and her PhD at the University of Saskatchewan.
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