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Meet our Master in Epidemiology students!


Please click on the drop-downs below to find information on current students. The information provided includes: supervisor(s), theses titles, and educational background.

MSc '18

Barbara Bielawska

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Chloe Chow

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Priyanka Gogna

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Zhen Guan

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Mara Habash   

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Alexandria Melvin

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Miriam Nuguse

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Shahryar Qayyum

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Ahmad Rahim

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Catherine Spagnuolo

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Sony Subedi

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Mina Tohidi

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Sharon Yeung

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MSc '17

Sean Bai

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 2015. 
Supervisor: Harriet Richardson 
and Philip Lazarus
Thesis Title: IGF-1, IGF pathway genes and breast density


Mariam Bakshi​

Educational BackgroundBSc (Psychology), York University 2014.
Supervisor: Will Pickett
Thesis Title: A Study of Mental Health Within Canadian Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and its Relationship with Physical Activity


​Jessy Donelle

Educational Background: BSc (Statistics), St. Francis Xavier University 2012. 
Supervisor: Susan Brogly and Paul Peng 
Thesis Title: The Effect of Prescription Medication Exposure on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome 


Nicole Haywood

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa 2014. 
Supervisor: Mark Rosenberg and Kristan Aronson 
Thesis Title: How do physical activity and sleep quality impact self-reported health status in the elderly?


Brooke Linden

Educational Background: MA (Sociology), University of Regina 2015. Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology), University of Ottawa 2013. 
Supervisor: Heather Stuart
Thesis Title:  Assessing Canadian High School Students’ Readiness to Change Stigmatizing Attitudes Toward Mental Illness: Applying a New Conceptual Framework
Status:  Brooke successfully defended her Mini-Masters Thesis Proposal and was promoted to the PhD Program in July 2016


Braden Knight

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 2015.
Supervisor: Harriet Richardson and Philip Lazarus 
Thesis Title: Exemestane metabolites, genetic markers and their association with toxicities in the vasomotor domain, in postmenopausal women participating on the MAP.3 Prevention Trial


Lisa Leung

Educational Background: BSc (Environmental Science), Queen's University 2015.
Supervisor: Kristan Aronson and Anita Koushik (Universite de Montreal)
Thesis Title: Shift work patterns, chronotype and ovarian cancer risk


Yingyi Lin

Educational Background: Bachelor of Preventive Medicine, Southern Medical University, China 2015. 
Supervisor: Ian Janssen 
Thesis Title: Bi-directional associations between active outdoor play and sleep among 10 to 13-year-old children 


Meaghan Mavor

Educational Background: BA (Psychology), Carleton University 2015. BSc (Biology and Psychology), McMaster University 2013. 
Supervisor: Tim Hanna and Harriet Richardson 
Thesis Title: A Population-based Study of Factors Associated with Advanced Stage Cutaneous Melanoma in Ontario


Dylan O'Sullivan 

Educational Background: BA (Sociology), Dartmouth College, USA 2015. 
Supervisor: Will King
Thesis Title: The role of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on the burden of skin cancer in Cancer and its relationship with context-specific epidermal DNA methylation
Status:  Dylan successfully defended his Mini-Masters Thesis Proposal and was promoted to the PhD Program in August 2016


Caroline Piccininni 

Educational Background: BSc (Physiology and Pharmacology), University of Western Ontario 2015
Supervisor: Will Pickett
Thesis Title: The role of nature in the emotional health of Canadian adolescents 


Arlanna Pugh 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa 2015. 
Supervisor: Heather Castleden and Colleen Davison 
Thesis Title: Canadian Aboriginal Access and Use of Palliative Care Services in Rural and Remote Settings 


Jennifer Ritonja

Educational Background: BSc (Life and Health Sciences), Carleton University 2015. 
Supervisor: Kristan Aronson and Joan Tranmer
 


Simran Sandhu 

Educational Background: BSc (Health Sciences), University of Ottawa 2015. 
Supervisor: Kristan Aronson 
Thesis Title: 
Ovarian Cancer Risk Associated with Caffeinated Beverage Consumption 


Robert Talarico 

Educational Background: BSc (Kinesiology and Health Science), York University 2015.
Supervisor: Ian Janssen
Thesis Title: Unravelling the compositional effects of time spent in sleep, sedentary behaviour and physical activity on cardiovascular risk factors among children


Lyndsey Telega 

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 2015. 
Supervisor: Heather Stuart
Thesis Title: Occupational prestige, workplace stigma, and mental health care seeking 


Clive Velkers 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa 2015. 
Supervisor: Dallas Seitz and Heather Stuart 
Thesis Title: Surgery, Anesthesia and Risk of Developing Dementia among Elderly 


Hunter Warden

Educational Background: BSc (Chemistry), Dalhousie University 2013. 
Supervisor: Harriet Richardson and Vikki Ho
Thesis Title: An investigation into occupational exposure to monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and lung cancer outcome 


Gillian Williams 

Educational Background: BSc (Health Studies), University of Waterloo 2014. 
Supervisor: Ian Janssen
Thesis Title: Children's active transportation to school and other destinations 


MSc '16

Peter Beliveau

Educational Background: Doctor of Chiropractic, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College 2011. BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 2007
Supervisors: Simon French and Michael McIsaac
Thesis Title: Identifying evidence-practice gaps in the chiropractic profession when recommending weight loss strategies to patients who are overweight or obese  


David Boren

Educational Background: BSc (Biology/Chemistry), University of North Carolina, USA 2005 
Supervisors: Harriet Richardson and Will King
Thesis Title: Insulin-like growth-I and breast density in postmenopausal women: a nested cohort study within a breast cancer chemoprevention trial 


MSc '15

Jatinderpreet Singh

Educational Background: MSc (Biomedical & Chemical Engineering), University of Toronto 2008. BSc (Chemical Engineering), University of Toronto 2005
Supervisor: Michael Green and Simone Dahrouge
Thesis Title: Impact of Patient Rostering and Physician Payment Model on Access to Primary Care

Part Time

Chad McClintock

Educational Background: MD (Medicine), University of Saskatchewan 2003
Supervisors: Linda Levesque and Brian Milne
Thesis Title: Pulmonary Artery Catheterization,
Transesophageal Echocardiography and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Ontario


Cara Reimer

Educational Background: MD (Medicine), University of Saskatchewan 2003
Supervisors: Linda Levesque and Brian Milne
Thesis Title: Pulmonary Artery Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Ontario


Senthuran Tharmalingam

Educational Background: MD (Medicine), McGill University 2011
Supervisors: Sulaiman Nanji and Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz
Thesis Title: Gallbladder cancer: A population-based analysis of surgical practice patterns and outcomes