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Student Profiles


 

“Using a combination of the Population Health Approach and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Social Determinants of Health, I investigate how environmental and social factors influence health – specifically, obesity, physical activity, and violence among youth.”

PhD candidate Atif Kukaswadia, September 2013

 

 

 

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

Current Students

Iwona Bielska

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 2007. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2009.
Supervisors: Ana Johnson and William Pickett
Thesis Title: The epidemiology and economics of ankle injuries: implications for health policy
 


 Kim Foley

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 2003. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2010.
Supervisors: Bill Mackillop and Patti Groome
Thesis Title: Measuring the Quality of Personal Care in Patients Undergoing Radical Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer
 


Raymond Fong

Educational Background: BASc (Biomedical Sciences and Physiology), McGill 2007. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2011.
Supervisors: Heather Stuart, Ana Johnson, and Daren Heyland
Thesis Title: Emotional and financial burden of caring for elderly intensive care patients
 


Lyndsay Harrison

Educational Background: BSc (Biology and Psychology), McMaster University 2006. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2012.
Supervisors: Bill Mackillop and Will King
Thesis Title: To be confirmed
 


Vikki Ho

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 2006. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2008. 
Supervisors: Will King and Tom Massey
Thesis Title: The role of dietary exposure to heterocyclic aromatic amines and genetic susceptibility on colorectal adenoma etiology


Michaela Koller

Educational Background: BA (Psychology), McGill University 1987. MA (Educational Psychology and Counselling), McGill University 1992.
Supervisors: Heather Stuart
Thesis Title: To be confirmed
 


Atif Kukaswadia

Educational Background: BSc (Biology), Carleton University 2006. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2009.
Supervisors: William Pickett and Ian Janssen
Thesis Title: Acculturation and Physical Activity Among Young Immigrant Canadians


Alyson Mahar

Educational Background: BSc (Nutrition and Dietetics), Acadia University 2007. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2012.
Supervisor: Patti Groome
Thesis Title: To be confirmed


Michael Palmer

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 1983. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 1988.
Supervisor: Harriet Richardson and Michael Brundage
Thesis Title: To be confirmed
 


Sarah Peacock

Educational Background: BSc (Biology and Mathematics), Trent University 2005. MSc (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), University of Western 2007.
Supervisors: Will King and Tom Massey
Thesis Title: Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and risk of colorectal adenoma
 


John Queenan

Educational Background: BA (Sociology), Concordia University 2001. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2005.
Supervisors: Patti Groome and Ben Gottlieb
Thesis Title: Patient and Social Network Related Diagnostic Delay in Oral Cavity Cancer
 


Colleen Savage

Educational Background: BSc (Life Sciences), Queen's University 1993. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2001.
Supervisors: Mike Green and Heather Stuart
Thesis Title: To be confirmed


Afshin Vafaei

Educational Background: MD (Medicine), Tehran University of Medical Science and Health Services, Iran 1996. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2008.
Supervisors: Beatriz Alvarado and William Pickett
Thesis Title: The Impact of Community Social Capital on Injuries: Population-based Studies Conducted across the Lifecourse
 


Colleen Webber

Educational Background: BA (Psychology), McMaster University 2006. MSc (Occupational Therapy), University of Toronto 2009. MSc (Epidemiology), Queen's University 2011.
Supervisor: Patti Groome
Thesis Title: To be confirmed