Students and Research Assistants

Seniors Care Network often hosts or supervises research assistants and placement students (clinical and research). If you are interested in how you can become involved, please contact us.

Current Research Assistants Include:

Carolee Awde, R.Ph.

Title of Project: Comparison of Publicly Funded Dementia Assessment and Care Services in the Central East LHIN – The ROSA-LHIN Study
Investigators: Dr. K. Jennifer Ingram, Stacey Hawkins, Kelly Kay, Rhonda Schwartz, Deana Huntsbarger, Dr. Carrie McAiney, Dr. Arlene Astell, Dr. Mark Skinner and Dr. Isabelle Vedel
Research Coordination: Stacey Hawkins

*This is an extension to the study “Assessing care models implemented in primary health care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders” (Bergman, H. & Vedel, I.) – The ROSA Study

Current Students Include:

None at this time.

Past Research Assistants Include:

2017

Laura Anderson, MHA

In Partnership with: Trent Centre for Aging and Society, Trent University
Title of Project: Defining Goal-based Care Planning in Specialized Geriatric Services (SGS)
Project Supervisor: Stacey Hawkins

Mary Blinkhorn, BA

In Partnership with: Trent Centre for Aging and Society, Trent University
Title of Project: Defining Goal-based Care Planning in Specialized Geriatric Services (SGS)
Project Supervisor: Stacey Hawkins

Past Students Include:

2018

Thivviyah Baramananthan, BScN Cand., UOIT Nursing

Affiliation: University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Nursing
Title of Project: Loss and Grief: A scoping review and self-care guide 
Advisor: Dr. Winnie Sun, UOIT Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Abena Paskaranathan, BScN Cand., UOIT Nursing

Affiliation: University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Nursing
Title of Project: Early Stage Dementia: A scoping review and self-care guide
Advisor: Dr. Winnie Sun, UOIT Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Kimberly Serrano, BScN Cand., UOIT Nursing

Affiliation: University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Nursing
Title of Project: Polypharmacy: A scoping review and self-care guide 
Advisor: Dr. Winnie Sun, UOIT Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

2017

Amanda Burke, BScN Cand., UOIT Nursing

Affiliation: University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Nursing
Title of Project: Driver safety: A scoping review and self-care guide 
Advisor: Dr. Hilde Zitzelsberger, UOIT Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Angini Sharma, BScN Cand., UOIT Nursing

Affiliation: University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Nursing
Title of Project: Falls: A scoping review and self-care guide
Advisor: Dr. Hilde Zitzelsberger, UOIT Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

2015

Laura Caradonna, BScN Cand., Trent University

Affiliation: Trent-Fleming School of Nursing
Title of Project: Pain Management in Older Adults: A Scoping Review on Various Self-Care Interventions
Advisor: Ann MacLeod, Trent-Fleming School of Nursing
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Digmanu Sharma, BScN Cand., Trent University

Affiliation: Trent-Fleming School of Nursing
Title of Project: Preventing and Managing Depression in Older Adults: A Scoping Review on Various Self-Care Interventions
Advisor: Ann MacLeod, Trent-Fleming School of Nursing
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

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