Dr. Christine Chambers’ Research Team

Dr. Chambers’ research team consists of primarily clinical psychology trainees, including postdoctoral fellows and PhD students, as well as various full and part-time staff.

Dr. Chambers will be considering PhD students for September 2018. Please contact her directly at christine.chambers@dal.ca if you are potentially interested in being supervised by her through Dalhousie University’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program.

 

Research Associate

Jennifer Parker, PhD (Dalhousie University)

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Research Associate, IWK Health Centre

Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University

Email: JenniferA.Parker@iwk.nshealth.ca

Phone: 902-470-7706

Research Manager

Justine Dol, MSc (University of Guelph)

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Research Manager

Email: Justine.Dol@iwk.nshealth.ca

Phone: 902-470-6769

 Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Somayyeh Mohammadi (PhD) (University Medical Center Groningen)

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Pediatric pain; chronic pain in families

Email: Somayyeh.Mohammadi@iwk.nshealth.ca 

PhD Students

Katelynn Boerner, BSc (Hons.) (University of Ottawa)

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Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests: Health professionals’ judgements of pediatric pain, deception in pain faces, psychological interventions for pain in young children.

Email: Katelynn.Boerner@dal.ca

Meghan Schinkel, BSc (Hons.) (University of Guelph)

065 Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests: Parental influences on pediatric pain; parental judgements of child pain; psychological interventions for managing pain associated with chronic illness in children and adolescents.

Email: Meghan.Schinkel@dal.ca

Kristen Higgins, BSc (Hons.) (Acadia University)

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Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests: Parental and family factors related to children’s pain; pain in children of parents with chronic pain; parent-child interactions and children’s pain

Email: Kristen.Higgins@dal.ca

 

Perri Tutelman, BHSc (Hons.) (McMaster University)

023 Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests: The impact of pediatric pain on the family; pediatric cancer-related pain; pain management in palliative care and end of life; parent and family factors in pediatric pain management; patient engagement and knowledge translation

Email: ptutelman@dal.ca

Yvonne Brandelli, BA (Hons.) (University of Calgary)

Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests: Juvenile arthritis-related pain; family factors associated with the experience of pain in pediatric chronic illness; psychological and self-management interventions for pain management; knowledge translation

Medical Student

LeAnne Revell

Medical Student (Dalhousie University)

Research in Medicine

Undergraduate Students

Dawood Almatar

Undergraduate Honours student in Biology (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests: Biological and physiological basis of pain; impact of chronic pain on pain perception; development of pain management strategies.

 Email: dw373160@dal.ca

 

Abbey Burns

Undergraduate Honours student in Psychology (Dalhousie University)

 

Prathana Nathan

Undergraduate Honours student in Medical Sciences (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests: Parent perception of pediatric pain identification and management

Email: pr397806@dal.ca

 

 

Research Staff

Caitlin Murphy, BA (Acadia University) BSc. (Saint Mary’s University)

Research Coordinator

Email: Caitlin.Murphy@iwk.nshealth.ca

Phone: 902-470-6769

Chelsea Howie, BHSc. (Dalhousie University)

Research Coordinator (casual)

Email: Chelsea.Howie@iwk.nshealth.ca

Phone: 902-470-6906

 

Kaitlyn MacPhee, MSc. (McGill University)

Research Assistant

Also, currently a Master’s Student in Speech-Language Pathology (Dalhousie University)

 

Kelly Hayton, BSc (The University of British Columbia)

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Research Consultant

E-mail: Kelly.Hayton@iwk.nshealth.ca

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