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 Mobile health (mHealth); Knowledge translation and implementation science in health; Patient and citizen engagement research; Physical therapy
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.
Boushel, Robert Kinesiology
Calam, Betty medical education; Indigenous health; Decolonizing methodologies; Community‐based participatory projects; Pregnancy and birthing care; Reproductive counselling; Sexual health; Culturally-informed cancer screening; Hospitals & Clinics; Healthcare
Fischer, Lisa sport concussion
Grzybowski, Stefan preconception care; prenatal care; rural obstetric outcomes
Jevitt, Cecilia Medical, health and life sciences; Midwifery; perinatal obesity; weight management in pregnancy; obesity prevention
Koehle, Michael Systems physiology; Other clinical medicine; Musculoskeletal biology and physiology; Exercise Physiology; air pollution; Sport and Exercise Medicine; Environmental Physiology; Altitude
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
McCracken, Rita Audit and feedback to improve primary care prescribing; Health human resources; Polypharmacy and deprescribing; Frailty, aging; Patient-oriented research outcomes; Primary care research; Health services evaluation
McKay, Heather Population health interventions; Aging process; Social and biological determinants of aging; Health promotion and disease prevention; Prevention, treatment and support of youth health; Medical, health and life sciences; Knowledge translation and implementation science in health; Health and community services; Aging Process; Public and Population Health
Miran-Khan, Karim Exercise is Medicine; Health promotion via Exercise; Type 2 DM prevention
Newton, Christie design and implementation of a provincial interprofessional, professional development program
Norman, Wendy Health equity; Health care effectiveness and outcomes; Fertility and maternal health; Knowledge translation and implementation science in health; Population health interventions; Health services and systems, n.e.c.; Family planning; Health services and policy research; Contraception; Abortion; Population health equity research; Applied public health and population health intervention research; Health professional scope of practice research
Petrella, Robert Aging; rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Chronic Disease prevention, management and control; Physical Activity; Lifestyle management
Price, Morgan Health Information Systems; Design; family medicine; eHealth Adoption; eHealth Requirements Engineering; eHealth Ux/UI Design; software engineering; decision support systems; Treatment Adherence; Consumer eHealth; Health System Improvement; primary care; Team-based care
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



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