Professional Development

3MT 2017: Emily Ross

May 25, 2017

SFU's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finals this year took place on March 27th, 2017 in the Big Data Hub Theatre. Emily Ross presented "Text Messaging to Help Support Heart Disease Patients Post-Discharge from the Hospital". 

Emily is a PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology. Prior to coming to SFU, she received her BASc from Quest University Canada, where she studied factors that influence chronic diseases. 

Currently, she is part of CoHeaRT (Community Health Research Team) under the supervision of Dr. Scott Lear, where she researches how telehealth can affect patients' self-management skills. She is also interested in program evaluation, implementation science, and knowledge translation. 

In addition to her studies, Emily serves as a Wellness Ambassador for the Heart and Stroke Foundation where she discusses preventablerisk factors for heart disease at community events, as well as assists people over the phone through the Infoline. She is a member of Orienteering Canada's High Performance Committee, which oversees elite orienteering, a navigational running sport, in Canada. She has also done hands-on activities at Science World through their Community Scientist Initative


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