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Organizing committee

Like our membership, our committee represents a wide range of disciplines and levels of experience with qualitative health research.

Quest-SJ Co-lead

Shelley Doucet

Shelley Doucet is the Jarislowsky Chair in Interprofessional Patient-Centred Care, director of UNB’s Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC), an associate professor in the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of New Brunswick Saint John and an adjunct professor with Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick.

Shelley’s program of research is focused on the development and evaluation of interprofessional practice initiatives in community-based primary health-care settings.

Quest-SJ Co-lead

Alison Luke

Alison Luke is a research associate with the Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) in the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of New Brunswick Saint John.

Alison completed her PhD in sociology at the University of Waterloo in 2010 and possesses a background in the social determinants of health, access to healthcare, social inequality and research methods.

Event planning

Natasha Hanson

Natasha Hanson is a Qualitative Methodologist with Horizon Health Network.

She earned her PhD in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University and then completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Her research interests include health, migration, livelihood, identity, political economy and globalization.

Community representative

Kerrie Luck

Kerrie Luck is a researcher, registered occupational therapist, and a certified tobacco educator.

She recently completed a 2 year Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Centre for Research in Intregrated Care (CRIC) at the University of New Brunswick Saint John. Her research interests include tobacco/vaping reduction and smoke free environments; program design and evaluation, and health promotion.

Marketing and PR

Bryn Robinson

Bryn Robinson is a research engagement manager with Horizon Health Network as a member of the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (part of CIHR's Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research).

She has familiarity in a mixed methods approach, incorporating phenomenological analyses in her PhD research on emerging adults' parental relationships and mental health.

Student representative

Danie Beaulieu

Danie Beaulieu is a first-year PhD student in Experimental Psychology at the University of New Brunswick Saint John.

The overall focus of her research is to determine how specific psychosocial factors, including personality, mindfulness, and psychological flexibility, affect health outcomes, such as cancer prognosis, disordered eating behaviours, and unhealthy weight membership.