Student Profiles

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. The common thread is a desire to improve the lives of seniors at an individual and societal level.

Doctoral Students

Catherine Bigonnesse
Supervisor
: Chaudhury

Environment & Aging: The Role of the Socio-Physical Environment on Aging in Place for Older Adults in Cohousing and Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities

Laura Booi
Supervisor:
Sixsmith

Health & Aging: Health Care Workers' Attitudes and Their Effect on the Delivery of Person Centered Care in Long-Term Residential Care

Laura Kadowaki
Supervisor:
Wister

Health & Aging: Integrated care, home and community care, community services for older adults

Masters Students

Patrick Aubert
Supervisor:
Wister/Koehn

Health & Aging: The development of gender and sexual minority identity over the life course and how that influences health and well-being in later life

Denise Beaton
Supervisor: Sixsmith

Technology & Aging: LTRC | Elder Abuse | Cultural Arts & Dementia

Mhairi Campbell
Supervisor:
Mitchell

Health & Aging: Caregiving, Support Services and Home Care, Ageing in Place

Hanif Karim
Supervisor:
Mitchell/Koehn

Health & Aging: Caring and Kinship : Recreating family in residential care

Michelle Leblanc
Supervisor:
Wister

Healthy Aging: Health Promotion; Outdoor & Adventure Recreation

Riley Malvern
Supervisor:
Chaudhury

Environment & Aging: Design of the built environment and dementia-friendly communities

LaDonna Miller
Supervisor:
Mahmood

Environment & Aging: Design of the built environment: sustainable communities/green building focus

Eireann O’Dea
Supervisor:
Wister

Health & Aging: The lived experience of aging; ageism; living alone in older age/social isolation; feminist gerontology

Andrea Sara
Supervisor:
Mahmood

Environment & Aging: Active transportation, Aging and the Built Environment

Marissa Stalman
Supervisor:
 Chaudhury

Health & Aging: End-of-life care for persons with dementia: Healthcare delivery, organizational culture and the built environment (long term care and hospice settings).