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EDUCATION

Postdoctoral:

  • - Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow (2017-present)
    •    Supervisor: Dr. Marc J. Poulin

 

Graduate:

  • - Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary (2017)
    •    Supervisor: Dr. Vina M. Goghari

 

  • - M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary (2012)
    •    Supervisor: Dr. Vina M. Goghari

 

Undergraduate:

  • - B.A. (Honours) in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy at Simon Fraser University (2008)
    •    Supervisor: Dr. Charles B. Crawford

 

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND GRANTS

  • - T. Chen Fong Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Imaging Science valued at $60,000 per year (2017)
  • - Donald Burns and Louise Berlin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dementia Research valued at $12,500 per year (2017)
  • - Cumming School of Medicine (University of Calgary) Postdoctoral Scholarship valued at $12,500 per year (2017)
  • - T. Chen Fong Doctoral Research Excellence Scholarship in Medical Imaging Science valued at $25,000 (2013)
  • - Canadian Psychological Association Certificate of Academic Excellence in recognition of an outstanding  MSc thesis (2013)
  • - Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, valued at $50,000 per year, renewable for up to three years (July 2012)
  • - Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI) Small Research Grant valued at $10,000 (co-investigator; 2012)
  • - T. Chen Fong Doctoral Entrance Scholarship in Medical Imaging Science, valued at $30,000 in addition to a $3,500 research stipend (2012)
  • - Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Studentship, valued at $30,000 per year in addition to a $2,000 research stipend, renewable for up to five years. (2010)
  • - Dr. S.K. Littman Graduate Award – Calgary Chapter of the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta, valued at $1,200. (2010)
  • - Selected as valedictorian for SFU’s 2008 convocation ceremony by SFU’s registrar. (2008)
  • - Nominated for the Shrum Gold Medal – the highest academic award given at SFU each year for outstanding contributions to SFU, both academic and otherwise. (2008)
  • - Gordon M. Shrum national entrance scholarship from Simon Fraser University, valued at $25,000. (2003)
  • - Simons Citizenship Award, from the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, valued at $1,000 for writing and presenting a paper titled Beyond Belief: The Modern Denial of Irrational Thought. (2007) (See publications)
  • - Open scholarship from Simon Fraser University. (January 2007, September 2007, January 2008)

 

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE / ACCREDITATIONS

  • - Clinical neuropsychology specialty practicum rotation at Baycrest Health Sciences, Toronto – Supervised by Dr. Kathryn Stokes, and Dr. Gillian Rowe (2016)
  • - Memory intervention specialty rotation at Baycrest Health Sciences, Toronto – supervised by Dr. Susan Vandermorris, and Dr. Eva Svoboda (2015-2016)
  • - Clinical rehabilitation specialty rotation at Baycrest Health Sciences, Toronto – supervised by Dr. Dmytro Rewilak, Dr. Sabrina Lombardi, and Dr. Sharon Jankey (2015-2016)
  • - Neurorehabilitation practicum placement at Foothills Medical Centre, Supervised by Dr. Odette Pettem, and Dr. Risha Joffe (2014- 2015)
  • - Neuropsychology practicum placement at the South Health Campus. Supervised by Dr. Kim Goddard (2013-2014)
  • - Geriatric neuropsychology practicum placement at the Seniors Health Clinic at Rockyview Hospital. Supervised by Dr. Ashli Watt, the practicum focused on administration, scoring and reporting of neuropsychological measures required to confirm or disconfirm diagnoses of dementia or similar conditions (2012 – 2013)
  • - Clinical research interviews using the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-IV (SCID), the PANSS, the Social Functioning Scale (SFS), the Structured Interview for Schizotypy (SIS), and subtests of the Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI) (2011 – 2013)
  • - Certified to use the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) by the PANSS Institute (2011)
  • - Child Assessment Practicum Placement at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, Oncology and Neurosciences Program. Supervised by Dr. Fiona Schulte, and Dr. Jennifer Crawford. The placement focused mainly on administration, scoring and report writing for psycho-educational assessments. (2011)
  • - Adult Assessment Course Practicum Placement at the Forensic Adolescent Program. Supervised by Dr. Ryan Day, including administration. The placement involved interpretation and write-up of both cognitive and personality assessments of an adolescent sexual offender. (2010)

 

 

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND COURSEWORK

  • - Campus Alberta Neuroscience Workshop on Neuroimaging (2015)
  • - Graduate course in Neurobiology of mental illness, offered via the Medical Sciences Program at the University of Calgary (2014)
  • - Neurometrika course in fMRI data analysis (2012)
  • - National Academy of Neuropsychology course in clinical neuroanatomy (2012)

 

 

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