Kathleen joins the W21C while completing her Master of Community Health Science at the University of Calgary. She is currently working with eHealth Services and Strategy Lead Dr. Chad Saunders on her thesis examining the opportunity for mobile apps in the scalability of healthcare.
Kathleen graduated from Carleton University with an Undergraduate degree in Art History and Anthropology and has a passion for interdisciplinary patient-oriented research. She joins the W21C working with Dr. Amanda Roze des Ordons on the INSPIRE study examining spiritual distress amongst patient families members in the ICU.

Kathleen has conducted various interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of Health Services Research, Business, Computer Science, and Information Science. Her future research interests include participatory action research, cross-cultural communication, indigenous populations, and public nursing.