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Division of Community Health and Humanities

People - Graduate Students

The following tables detail the students who are currently enrolled in the thesis-based MSc, MHE and PhD graduate programs in the Division and those who have recently graduated from these programs

Current M.Sc. (Med) (Community Health) Students

Student's Name Thesis Supervisor Thesis Topic
Joseph Adu Drs. Mulay & Allison Socio-demographic Profile of Maternal and Child Health in Ghana: A Comparative Study
Fawaz Almanea Dr. Gadag Quantitative Occupational Risk Assessment in the Clinical Radiological Labs
Karine Bernard Drs. Brunger & Schiff Contribution of a Community Kitchen and Community Garden on Francophone and Francophile Minorities
Erin Cragg Dr. Sarkar The Study of Current Trends in Memorial University's Group Benefit
Adrian Gee Dr. Valcour Spatio-temporal Analysis of Tuberculosis in NL
Rebecca Harris Dr. Mah Impact of School Food Programs on Food Security Status and Health Outcomes in Children
Ashley Hong Dr. Brunger Women's Narratives from the St. John's Native Friendship Centre: Using Digital Storytelling to Inform Community-based Healing and Violence Prevention
Zakia Hoque Drs. Gadag & Sarkar Effectiveness of Workplace Health and Safety Programs in University Settings
Sadia Hyder Drs. Maddalena & Mulay Career Trajectories of IMG who are unable to Practice in Canada
Qianqian Li Dr. Wang Examining Factors Associated with Weight Control Among Overweight and Obese Individuals in NL
Zhuoru Li Dr. Yanqing Latent Class Growth Modeling of Mental Health
Christopher Olsen Dr. Brunger Rufugee Blues: A Critical Examination of the Federal Interim Health Program
Nabila Qureshi Drs. Sarkar & Mulay The Challenges Faced by Young Refugees in their Settlement Process in NL
Jennifer Phillips Dr. Wang Maternal and Neonatal Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Among Children Aged 0-15 Years in NL: A Case-control Study
Krishna Roy Drs. Gadag & Iqbal The Epidemiological and Psychological Aspects of Obesity in the Adult Population in Newfoundland
Abdullah Saif Dr. Traverso-Yepez Enhanced Awareness & Interdisciplinary Collaborations to Enhance Children's Mental Health
Ishor Sharma Dr. Wang Delays in Diagnostics and Treatment of Major Cancers in Nepal
Christine Shearer Drs. Schiff & Brunger How Traditional Aboriginal Health Methods Can Increase Positive Health Outcomes in Aboriginal Communities
Lian Shi Dr. Wang Obesity, Physical Inactivity and Colorectal Cancer Risk - A Population-based Case Control Study in NL
Nikita Strickland Dr. Traverso-Yepez Engaging Youth in Nature: Dispositions of Physical Educators on Experiential Nature Education
Amit Sundly Dr. Traverso-Yepez Promoting Mental Well-Being Among Children in Care
Laura Vokey Dr. Mulay The Innu and Sami: A Comparison of Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes

Current M.Sc. (Med) (Applied Health Services) Students (ARTC)
Student's Name Thesis Supervisor Thesis Topic
Serge Beaulieu Dr. Audas Optimizing Performance Reporting: A Case Study at Eastern Health
Heather Conway Dr. Audas Health Services and Utilization Patterns of Children and Youth with Mental Health Conditions in NL
Laura Hurley Drs. Audas & Luscombe Diagnosis and Early Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Aly Inman Dr. Gustafson A Fight for Health: One Transgender Islander’s Journey through Prince Edward Island’s Health Care System
Greg Oliver Dr. Audas Access and Barriers to Services for Youth with Anxiety and Depression
Lauren Rickert Drs. Audas & Hodkinson Impact of Sudden Cardiovascular death from ARVC
Tanisha Wright-Brown Dr. Audas Understanding SES Differences in Health Utilization Patterns of Children and Youth with Neuro-Developmental, Intellectual or Mental Health Disabilities
Julie Carberry Dr. Maddalena Mental Health Effect of Canine Animal Assisted Therapy in Newfoundland

Current Master of Health Ethics Students (Thesis-based Route only)

Student's Name Thesis Supervisor Thesis Topic
Ramseyer Apau Bediaka Dr. Kaposy Knowledge and Practice of Health Ethics Among Psychiatric Nurses in Ghana 
Julia Borges Dr. Pullman Exploration of Current Topics in Health Ethics
Hillary Ferguson Dr. Kaposy Eliminating the 'alternative' in Eastern Medicine
Biplab Halder Dr. Flynn Justice in Resource Allocation and Ethics in Reproductive Health: An Analysis of the Community Health Clinics System in Bangladesh
Barbara Mason Dr. Brunger Palliative and End of Life Care for People at End Stage Dementia in NL
Jessica Mullin Dr. Kaposy Removing Birth from the Hospital: An Analysis of the Hospital Maternity Ward as Space and Power
Kevin Vianna Dr. Flynn The Impermissibility of Pre-implanation Genetic Disgnosis in Regards to Intersex Conditions

Current Ph.D. Students

Student's Name

Thesis Supervisor

Thesis Topic

Nicole Babichuk Drs. Sarkar & Mulay A Study of the Environmental and Health Impacts of Rare Earth Mining Activities in NL
Richard Buote Drs. Mathews & Cameron Sizing Up Stigma: Exploring Issues & Solutions to Cancer-Related Stigma in Prostate in Cancer Survivors
Lisa Blundell Dr. Mathews Qualify of Life and Dietary Modifications for Patients with Serious and Terminal Illnesses
Vashti Campbell Drs. Mulay & Heath Social Construction of Diagnosis in Psychiatry & its Implications for Treatment of Disadvantaged Populations
Diana Deacon Dr. Gustafson An Historical and Contemporary Account of Trans Health in NL
Emily Doyle Dr. Traverso The Impact of NL School Gardens on Food Security and Health
Heather Foley Dr. Audas Portrait of Chronic Pain in NL
Holly Foley Drs. Heath & Cameron A Mixed Methods Study to Evaluate Mental Health Stigma Intervention for Health Care Professionals in NL
Laura Gilbert Dr. Wang Efficacy and the Triage in HPV Screening
Biplad Halder Dr. Flynn Relational Autonomy and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Beth Halfyard Dr. Wang Examination of Cervical Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention & Control in NL
Jillian Hurd Dr. Valcour Prevalence of MRSA and its Relationship with Pet Ownership
Rachel Landy Dr. Beausoleil Arts-based HIV/AIDS Education for Aboriginal Youth in Labrador: A Community-based Participatory Action Research Project
Nicole Lewis-Power Dr. Traverso Parental Experiences of Kangeroo Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Adrian MacKenzie Drs. Audas & Doyle Extended Applications of Needs-based Health Workforce Planning
Zack Marshall Drs. Kaposy & Brunger Documenting Research with Transgender, Gender, Non-binary, and Other Gender Diverse (trans) People: An Evidence Map and Ethical Analysis
Megan Morrison Dr. Beausoleil When Loved Ones Move into a Nursing Home: Elderly Caregivers Renegotiating their Lives and Relationships
Pablo Navarro Dr. Maddalena Intra/Extra Sectorial Efforts by the Health System to Create Equitable Healthy Built Environments in NL
Kelli O'Brien Dr. Audas Evaluation of the Quality of Restorative Care asa Transitional Care Intervention for Older Adults
Nathaniel Pollock Drs. Mulay & Jong Understanding the Factors that Contribute to Suicide within Labrador's Aboriginal Communities
Michelle Quinlan Dr. Gustafson Increase the Quality, Quantity, and Efficacy of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment in NL
Peggy Rauman Dr. Traverso Horizontal Violence in the Nursing Profession
Jinelle Ramlackhansingh Dr. Brunger The Professional Identity Development of Pre-Clerkship Medical Students at Memorial University: A Case Study 
Mohammad Shakil Dr. Brunger Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): A Case Study of the Bangladeshi Community in St. John's, NL
Lisa Shallow Drs. Audas & Rohr Smart Health: Enchancing Public Helath Outcomes through Mobil Technology.
Dustin Silvey Drs. Dubroski & Donovan Introduction of Combat Sports to Fight Depression in Youth in Aboriginal Communities
Aleksandra Stefanovic-Chafe Dr. Audas Comparing & evaluating supported employment programs for individuals with mental health disabilities
Valerie Webber Dr. Brunger Public Privates: Measure B, Pornographic Sex, and the Ethics of Public Health
Jennifer Woodrow Dr. Wang The Aging Population and its Health Impact on NL: Long-term Projections and Statistical Simulations for Selected Chronic Health Conditions and Disability
Miriam Yonazi Dr. Gustafson HPV Awareness Among Youth and Young Adults in Newfoundland: A Mixed Methods Study
Barbara Young Dr. Traverso-Yepez A Reviwe of Perinatal and Infant/Child Mental Health Services in NL
Yun Zhu Dr. Wang Alcohol Consumption and CRC Survival: A Mendelian Randomization Study


For a listing of students who have graduated from our thesis-based graduate programs since 2004, please click here.

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