In 2011, I moved from the Department of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan to the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Ottawa, where I hold a Canada Research Chair in Creative Practices and Well-being.
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Art & Cancer Workshops - Spaces still available

There is still room for a few more participants in our project exploring the potential benefits of art for women with cancer. No artistic experience required!  All supplies will be provided and there is no cost to attend.  

For more information, please see our poster: Art_and_Cancer_Poster_Oct_2017.pdf

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Arts-based Workshops

We are now recruiting for two upcoming studies in the Fall of 2017!

The first is exploring visual arts-based workshops for women with cancer and will consist of a series of workshops and with an interview style meeting. For more information click here

The second study will be exploring conceptualizations of art by individuals who are either artists or both artists and health care providers. For more information click here.

These projects are set to begin Fall 2017, so contact the CPC soon at either This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Featured: Profile of a Researcher in PATHWAYS

My research program was recently featured in the new PATHWAYS magazine in their “Profile of a researcher” section. The article discusses where my team's research all began, where we are at now, and where I hope I will be going. Read the whole article here: 

Profile of Researcher

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