Department of Family Practice

The Department of Family Practice educates students, physicians, and midwives to be effective providers of patient-centered care in the context of family and community.


Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Ashe, Maureen Rehabilitation Care and Services, Social Aspects of Aging, Health Care Technologies, Osteoporosis, older adults, physical activity, tele-rehabilitation, systematic reviews, fracture, built environment
Bassett, Ken Gender and Blindness: testing gender specific community interventions in Upper Egypt, an assessment of community ophthalmology projects in Central India, as well as community ophthalmology projects in Nepal and Tanzania.
Bates, Joanna medical education; patient uptake and impact of telehealth strategies, specifically the utilization of web-based programs by patients with acute and chronic health problems
Calam, Betty
Dawes, Martin Applied Genetics, pharmacogenetics, primary care, chronic disease, Machine learning
Grzybowski, Stefan preconception care; prenatal care; rural obstetric outcomes
Koehle, Michael Physiology, Environmental Health, Exercise physiology, environmental physiology, sport and exercise medicine
Kornelsen, Jude providing an evidence base to inform decisions on the planning of rural maternity services; advancing our understanding of women
Kuhl, David understanding compassion fatigue/vicarious trauma, burnout, moral distress, grief, and psychological well being in health care providers
McKay, Heather Anne Role of physical activity and healthy eating to optimize bone health and promote healthy body weight during childhood
McKenzie, Donald Exercise science, sports medicine, exercise physiology, chronic illness, respiratory exercise physiology, althetes, chronic diseases, hypoxemia, functional outcomes for pediatric/adult patients with cancer following organ transplantation, and with lung and muscle disease, interdisciplinary onocoly
Miran-Khan, Karim Exercise is Medicine , Health promotion via Exercise, Type 2 DM prevention
Nasmith, Louise Interprofessional education, medical education, collaborate healthcare practice, primary care renewal
Newton, Christie design and implementation of a provincial interprofessional, professional development program
Norman, Wendy Contraception, Abortion, Family Planning, Family Practice Research, Primary Care Research, Researcher training, Family Practice
Price, Morgan Health Information Systems, family medicine, eHealth Adoption, eHealth Requirements Engineering, eHealth Ux/UI Design, software engineering, Decision Support Systems, Treatment Adherence, Consumer eHealth
Scott, Ian Recall Enhanced Learning; Impact of Learners on Quality of Care Medical student career choice; Clinical Decision Making; Curriculum Design; Science of learning/science of teaching; Photovoice
Sims Gould, Joan Aging Process, Participatory research, Quality of Life and Aging, Health Prevention, aging, community based participatory research, health and mobility, home care, prevention, built and social environments, implementation sciencei
Snadden, David Medical Education, medical undergraduate education, medical postgraduate education
Woollard, Robert Feng