Ben is a 2nd year Masters in Health Informatics and is very excited to be part of the STIPC team. He graduated with a BComm from UBC and spent six years managing English schools in China.
Currently, he is also a Research Assistant on a Knowledge Translation study at the IWK.
Lauren has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology from Mount Saint Vincent University. Her academic research has focused on knowledge translation and pathways for the diffusion of innovations within the Canadian long-term care sector. Lauren is excited for the opportunity to work with the STIPC team and expand her research experiences into the field of pediatrics.
Ashley Skinner is a 4th year Bachelor of Science in Nursing student at Dalhousie University. She completed her BSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Dalhousie University in 2013.
Parent Research Assistant
As a mother to three children who have used the emergency department, Rebecca brings an invaluable perspective to the research team. Rebecca is currently a Research Assistant working on the Youth and Parent Engagement Scoping Review and development of a patient and family engagement strategy for the IWK Health Centre.
Kevin is currently a nursing student at Dalhousie University. Before deciding on a career in health care, he spent nine years as a network administrator in the Canadian Forces. He has also spent time studying philosophy. Kevin loves research and is very happy to have joined the STIPC team.