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Dr. Allyson Jones

Dr. Anne Leis

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: alternative medicine, quality of life, palliative care, health services research, spirituality, qualitative research methods, and cross cultural issues.

Dr. Bridget Klest

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: complex interrelationships among social context factors (such as economic status, gender, ethnicity, and social support), health (including chronic conditions and disability), and traumatic stress.

Dr. Cheryl Waldner

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: infectious disease, environmental health, analytical and spatial epidemiology.

Dr. Christopher Giede

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests Gynaecologic Oncology, HPV, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer.

Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis

External Research Associate University of Toronto Key Interests: detection, prevention, and treatment of postpartum depression.

Dr. Debra Morgan

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: Long-term care, knowledge translation, dementia, program evaluation, rural dementia care, caregiver stress, environmental-behaviour, community-based research, health service delivery, and mixed methods research.

Dr. Diane Campbell

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests:advanced practice nursing, promotion of evidence-based practice, vulnerable populations, maternal and child health, community health.

Dr. Doug Cripps

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: interprofessional collaboration; internationally educated health professionals, disability, active living, and therapeutic recreation.

Dr. Elizabeth Domm

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: Professional practice, patient safety, high quality health care workplaces, recruitment and retention of health care professionals.

Dr. Emily Doyle

Dr. Florence Luhanga

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: nursing education, preceptorship, unsafe student practices, clinical teaching and evaluation.

Dr. Garson Hunter

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: injection drug users, harm reduction programs, poverty, criminalization of particular acts of the Poor (e.g. drug use, panhandling).

Dr. Gary Groot

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: continuous quality improvement, surgical oncology.

Dr. Gary Linassi

External Research Associate Saskatoon Health Region Key Interests Spinal Cord Injury, Self-Management, Patient-Oriented Research.

Dr. Gary Teare

External Research Associate Health Quality Council Key Interests: Case-mix classification, clinical practice guidelines, funding, healthcare performance, knowledge translation, long-term care, measurement, organizational learning, and rehabilitation (elderly).

Dr. Glenn Donnelly

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: nurse practitioner, advanced practice nursing, nursing care delivery models, retention, and scope of practice.

Dr. Gordon Asmundson

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: anxiety disorders, health anxiety, acute and chronic pain, disability, and behavioural change.

Dr. Gregory Marchildon

External Research Associate Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Key Interests: comparative health systems, health reform, health financing, and Canadian Medicare.

Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: improving quality of health care, and psychological problems that impact health.

Dr. Heather Ryan

External Research Associate University of Alaska Anchorage Key Interests: special needs, disabilities, cross-cultural research, education/teaching/learning development.

Dr. Holly Mansell

External Research Associate, University of Saskatchewan; Key Interests; solid organ transplantation, adverse effects of immunosuppression, medication adherence, patient education and interprofessional education.

Dr. Jacqueline Quail

External Research Associate Health Quality Council Key Interests: Health services utilization, administrative data, chronic disease, geriatrics.

Dr. James Stempien

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: Health Line, ER referrals, and ER flow.

Dr. Jean-Marie Nkongolo-Bakenda

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: strategic management of health organizations, and the impact of the culture on the health services.

Dr. Jeff Loucks

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: infant and child normative cognitive development, infant processing, intentional understanding, social development, child and adult perception.

Dr. Jennifer Nicol

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: music therapy, chronic illness, counselling psychology, gender.

Dr. Jennifer St. Onge

Dr. Jo-Anne Dillon

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: bacterial STI’s; biology, antimicrobial susceptibility and molecular epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Dr. Joan Wagner

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: LISREL 8.80, mixed methods, healthy workplace, spirit at work.

Dr. John Barden

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: biomechanics, neural control of movement, shoulder instability, gait analysis, and knee arthroplasty.

Dr Karen Eisler

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests Nursing Leadership Related to Patient and Staff Outcomes, Quality Workplaces and Provincial and National Nursing Regulation.

Dr. Katya Herman

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and obesity; epidemiology and population health; cardiometabolic outcomes; health-related quality of life.

Dr. Kelly Penz

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: nursing work-life balance, psychosocial wellness of health care professionals, palliative and end of life care, work engagement, rural and remote nursing practice.

Dr. Kerri Staples

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: movement skill acquisition, in particular how children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) learn, plan and perform fundamental movement skills.

Dr. Kunal Jana

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: Healthcare Quality Improvement, Surgical Oncology, Clinical Pathways.

Dr. Laurie Clune

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests injuries experienced by health professionals, health professionals, home-care, technology, qualitative.

Dr. Linda Ferguson

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: preceptorship, mentorship, new nurse transition, interprofessional education, nursing education, teaching excellence, clinical judgement, and clinical decision-making.

Dr. Lorraine Holtslander

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: palliative care, caregivers in bereavement, interventions for older adults.

Dr. Marc Spooner

External Research Associate University of Regina Key interests: homelessness, “at risk” youth, action research.

Dr. Marie Dietrich Leurer

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: population health, healthy public policy, and vulnerable populations.

Dr. Mark Bayley

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: best practice, knowledge translation, models of rehabilitation, and rehabilitation outcomes.

Dr. Miguel Sanchez

External Research Associate University of Regina Key interests: mental health, women’s abuse, psychological trauma, poverty, community development, and international education in social work.

Dr. Nicholas Carleton

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: clinical psychology, anxiety disorders, chornic pain, psychometrics, transdiagnostic variables, attentional biases.

Dr. Patrick Neary

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: exercise physiology, central (brain) fatigue, muscle fatigue, mild traumatic brain injury (sport-induced concussion), cerebral oxygenation & blood flow, and ballistocardiography.

Dr. Paul Bruno

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: Functional rehabilitation, low-back pain, motor control and spinal biomechanics.

Dr. Paulette Hunter

External Research Associate St. Thomas More College Key Interests Patient-Centered Care, Long-Term Care, End of Life Care, Dementia, Staff Experiences in Dementia Care, Staff Resilience, Person-Environment Interactions in Long-Term Care.

Dr. Paul Kuwornu

Dr. Phil Woods

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: risk assessment and management, violence, mental health, and forensic mental health practice.

Dr. Rebecca Genoe

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: aging, leisure, coping, chronic illness.

Dr. Robin Evans

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: perinatal nursing, adolescent mothers, nature of nursing practice, and nursing care delivery models.

Dr. Saara Greene

External Research Associate McMaster University Key Interests Women, HIV, Maternal Health, Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure.

Dr. Sandra Bassendowski

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: scholarship of teaching and learning, technology in learning environments, interprofessional health care education, and international education.

Dr. Shanthi Johnson

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: health promotion and fall prevention, nutrition and exercise, and functional capacity.

Dr. Sherri Arvidson

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: patient safety, clinical practice, patient outcomes, and respectful workplaces.

Dr. Sonia Vanderby

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests.

Dr. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: pain management, self efficacy, age, and coping.

Dr. Thomas Rotter

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: Health services research, implementation research, large scale evaluations, clinical pathways, health quality improvement science.

Dr. Tom McIntosh

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests Population Health, Intervention Research, Health Policy, Qualitative Methods.

Dr. Waleed Sabry

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: Burkitt’s, double hit, lymphoma, Rituximab

Dr. William McKay

External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Muscle Pathology, Clinical Research.