2017-2018 Graduate Spotlights

 Alumni Updates:

  • Haley Wilkerson’s (KINE grad, recent honours conversion) honours research “An Exploration into Concussion Knowledge, Attitudes, and Reporting Behaviours in Varsity Athletes” has been recently accepted for both a poster and podium presentation at the 2018 Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association Conference in Quebec City on June 2, 2018
  • Former Kinesiology Honours student, Colin Deal, is currently completing his PhD in the Child & Adolescent Sport & Activity Lab at the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta and was recently notified that he was awarded a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship.
  • Carley O’Neil had her honours thesis work published recently.
  • Nathan Doggett had his honours thesis work published recently.
  • Marki Wong (’13) is working for FootPrints SCI Recovery. They provide exercise rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries.
  • Tracy Cameron ('97) is ready for the fight of her life to be a Canadian Olympian for London 2012. The 37-year-old rower from Shubenacadie, an Olympic bronze medallist from 2008, helped qualify a Canadian boat for lightweight double sculls last year. But it took three Canadian women to finish the job and only two can occupy the seats in England.
  • Carah Davis ('09) has finished her physiotherapy degree at Dal and will soon begin work as a physiotherapist at the Yarmouth hospital.
  • Laura Graham ('08) has completed the MPt part of her joint degree and is now working on the latter half, her PhD in physiotherapy at Western - she has been funded by OGS the last two years.
  • Carrie Dillman ('09) is doing her PhD at McMaster and is funded through a CDA doctoral award.
  • Brittany Barron ('10) has been accepted to and will be attending Dalhousie Medical School starting in September 2011.
  • Congratulations to Brittany Barron ('10) on her acceptance of the position of Lab Instructor/Research Assistant with the School of Recreation Management and Kinesiology, Acadia University.
  • Allison Furniss is currently working in Namibia, with SCORE. A couple weeks ago she and her colleages won an International Award at the Beyond Sport Awards in Chicago for one of their projects aimed to increase girls participation in sport and improve healthy lifestyle behaviors and enhance life skills. 
  • Hannah Ross is studying towards a MScA in Speech Language Pathology at McGill University.  
  • Congratulations to Heather Ross ('09) who presented results of her study at the CSEP (Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology) conference last December 2009 in Vancouver. She was one of the finalists in the CSEP CEP (Certified Exercise Physiologist) research competition.

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