Students

CURRENT

Graduate students:

Ashley Heaslip
University of British Columbia
Ashley is a Family Medicine Resident and PhD student. Her work focuses on exploring experiences of intimacy and sexuality within various healthcare settings, including long term care and hospice-based palliative care.

Krystal Kehoe Macleod
Carleton University
Dissertation – Integrated care programs for the delivery of home health and social care to the vulnerable elderly

Christina Meyn
Sozialforschungsstelle Dortmund
Dissertation – Psychosocial health in workplaces: Workplace health promotion using the example of long term care

Derek Newman-Stille
Trent University

Justin Panos
York University
Justin’s research interests surround examining the political economy of long-term care restructuring and the private sector’s increasing involvement in long-term care within the broader changes to the healthcare industry in Ontario.

Alex Rewegan
York University
Alex is a Masters student in Anthropology who is working with the Approaches to Care theme on End-of-Life Care.

Morgan Seely
School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, York University
Dissertation – Falling through the cracks: Conditions of care and non-senior adults with disabilities in long-term care homes

Sandra Smele
York University

Isabel Sousa
York University
Dissertation – The changing geography of work and care in relation to telehealth, e-health, and health infomatics

Palle Storm
Stockholm University

 

Undergraduate students:

Raveen Sidhu
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University
Completing an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree and aspiring to complete a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.

 

PAST

Graduate students:

Gudmund Agotnes
Bergen University College
An anthropologist, presently doing fieldwork in six nursing homes, focusing on possible explanatory factors behind high and low rates of hospitalization/hospital admittances.
Dissertation – The Institutional Practice – Dynamics of practice at nursing homes: An ethnographic study of variation in hospitalization amidst uncertainty and continuity

Katie Bausch
Department of History, York University
Dissertation – ‘Play the funky music white boy’: White appropriations of black masulinities in the civil rights era

Andrea Campbell
York University
Dissertation – Invisible women, invisible work, invisible hazards: An examination of injury and illness amount direct-care workers in long-term care facilities in the ‘new’ global economy

Joanna Cross
University of Bristol
Dissertation – The significance of the aesthetic in the care of older people

Suzanne Day
York University
Dissertation – Long term care workers’ decision-making processes

Frederika Eilers
McGill University
Dissertation – Model house, miniature home: The architecture of 20th-century dollhouses

Sara Erlandsson
Stockholm University

Hannah Evans
The University of Edinburgh
Dissertation – Pharmaceutical surveillance systems in Uganda

Margrethe Kristiansen
Faculty of Health Sciences, Arctic University of Norway
Dissertation-Organizing daily practices in Norwegian nursing homes in the face of contradicting requirements

Isabelle Kusters
University of Texas

Kate Laxer
York University

Beatrice Müller
Philipps-Universität Marburg

Catherine-Rose Stocks-Rankin
The University of Edinburgh

Saskia Sivananthan
University of British Columbia
Dissertation – Influencing trajectories of care for people with dementia: Understanding clinical and non-clinical service variations in dementia management

Vivian Stamatopoulos
York University

Emma Stockdale
Rice University
Dissertation – Residential long-term care: Business and management characteristics of the industry in Texas

Deanne Taylor
Community Health Science, University of Calgary
Deanne’s research interests include staff workplace relationships and the implication to practice, and residential care facility workplace culture and the impact on frail elderly and adults with disabilities.

Frances Tufford
Environmental Studies, York University

Amy Twomey
Trent University
Disseration: The Politics of Long Term Care Reform in Ontario and Manitoba, 1970-2000

 

Undergraduate students:

Chermay Espino
School of Nursing, York University
Completing a Specialized Honours Bachelor of Science in Nursing and aspiring to complete a Master’s degree in Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner.

Hazel Hunter
School of Health Policy and Management, York University
Completing an Honours Bachelor of Health Studies degree with specialization in Health Policy and aspiring to complete a Master’s degree in Public Health.

Javed Rashad
Business Administration (Accounting Major), York University