Trained as a pediatric dietitian, Helen brings her experience of providing person/family-centered health care, along with her passion for working with children and their families to the STIPC lab. Helen completed her dietetic internship at The Hospital for Sick Children and more recently graduated with a Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Central Michigan University. In her previous roles in research, Helen has been involved with database management, secondary data analyses, focus groups, and clinical trials. As a research coordinator on the STIPC team, Helen looks forward to leveraging her clinical and research skills to support Dr. Janet Curran’s program of research aimed at improving transitions in care for children and families.
Daniel is a second year Medical Science student at Dalhousie University. He completed his BFA in Film at NSCAD University in 2015.
Matt is an epidemiologist trained at Dalhousie University who has a keen interest in Global Health. His passion for global health has lead him to multiple work placements in East Africa, which focused on HIV/TB co-infection and developing a national oncology program. Matt's master's was in the field of paediatric infectious disease and has experience in infection prevention and control. Matt plans to leverage his analytical methodological, and international experiences to support Dr. Janet Curran's program of research.
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.
Ben is a 2nd year Masters in Health Informatics student 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.