Students, Research Assistants, and Data Analysts

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 Data Analysts and Research Assistants:

2022

Dr. James J. Burkitt, PhD

Data Analyst

Title of Project: Comparison of Publically Funded Dementia Assessment and Care Services in the Central East LHIN (Canadian Consortium on Neuro-degeneration and Aging (CCNA) ROSA-LHIN Extension Study)

Julie Vizza, PhD Student, Ontario Tech University

Research Assistant

Title of Project: Comparison of Publically Funded Dementia Assessment and Care Services in the Central East LHIN (Canadian Consortium on Neuro-degeneration and Aging (CCNA) ROSA-LHIN Extension Study)

Pravleen Parmar, BScN Student, Ontario Tech University

Research Assistant

Title of Project: Provincial Training Needs Assessment of Clinicians in Specialized Geriatric Services

Current Students:

2022

Haedyn Mash, BScN Student, Ontario Tech University

James Smith, BScN Student, Ontario Tech University

Title of Project: Strategic Planning for the Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN)

Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Past Research Assistants:

2019

Dr. Sabeen Ehsan, EMHI Cand., University of Toronto

Title of Project: 2018/2019 GAIN Evaluation

2018 to 2019

Carolee Awde, R.Ph.

Title of Project: ROSA and ROSA-LHIN (CCNA Team 19)

2017

Laura Anderson, PhD Student, Trent University

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)

Past Students:

Winter 2021

Ontario Tech University:

Kehinde Davies, BScN Cand.

Omotayo Ologunagba, BScN Cand.

Aarathy Premachandran, BScN Cand.

Title of Project: Developmental Evaluation of the Central East Intra-COVID Hybrid Adult Day Program (ADP) Model.
Advisor: Janet Rajroop, Ontario Tech University Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Dr. Sabeen Ehsan and Stacey Hawkins

Summer 2020

Ontario Tech University Nursing:

Joanne Abawan-centeno, BScN Cand.

Stephanie Donis, BScN Cand.

Kathleen Gahunia, BScN Cand.

Nicole Kingston, BScN Cand.

Alexandrena Lawless, BScN Cand.

John Lopez, BScN Cand.

Theresa Nabus, BScN Cand.

Hannah Tricia Rola, BScN Cand.

Title of Project: Evaluating modified service delivery models for the screening, assessment, and management of community-dwelling frail seniors with complex needs during and after the peak phase COVID -19 pandemic in GAIN
Advisor: Janet Rajroop, Ontario Tech University Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Winter 2018

Thivviyah Baramananthan, BScN Cand., UOIT Nursing

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

 

Abena Paskaranatham, 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 (TBD)
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 (TBD)
Advisor: Dr. Winnie Sun, UOIT Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Winter 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 (TBD)
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 (TBD)
Advisor: Dr. Hilde Zitzelsberger, UOIT Faculty of Health Sciences
Preceptor: Stacey Hawkins

Fall 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