Dr. Jennifer St. Onge

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Key Interests: cognitive function, neurological disease, research impact

Jennifer St. Onge, PhD., was a Research Scientist with the former Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region for 7 years and is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Regina. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology from the University of Regina in 2006 and her Master of Arts (2008) and PhD (2012) in Psychology in Behavioural Neuroscience from the University of British Columbia. Her doctoral research examined the neural circuitry underlying risky decision making and how brain dysfunction in different systems can lead to decision making problems in people with neurodegenerative and other clinical disorders. Jennifer has been funded both provincially and nationally for her research and presented at numerous local, national and international conferences. She has been a Sessional Instructor in Undergraduate Research Methods, Statistics and Biopsychology at the University of British Columbia and University of Regina. During her time at the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region, she worked collaboratively with clinicians, students and administrators in Regina on research projects focused on improving the health outcomes and quality of life for patients with neurological  conditions (e.g. Multiple Sclerosis, concussion, mental health) as well as individuals with prostate cancer and kidney disease and their families. She also has a special interest in knowledge translation and research impact.