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 2017. 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)


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)


Research Manager

Email: Justine.Dol@iwk.nshealth.ca

Phone: 902-470-6769

Postdoctoral Fellow

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


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)


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

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


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


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

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

Medical Student

Lynne Cann


Medical Student (Dalhousie University); Class of 2016

Research Interests: Pain empathy in young children.

E-mail: LY391037@Dal.Ca

Research Staff

Chelsea Howie, BHSc. (Dalhousie University)

Research Coordinator

Email: Chelsea.Howie@iwk.nshealth.ca

Phone: 902-470-6906

Jaimie Beveridge, BA (Hons.) (Dalhousie University)


Research Administrative Assistant

Email: Jaimie.Beveridge@iwk.nshealth.ca

Phone: 902-470-6769

Kelly Hayton, BSc (The University of British Columbia)


Research Consultant

E-mail: Kelly.Hayton@iwk.nshealth.ca

Team Alumni: Click here to find out what former members of our team are up to now!