Knowledge Utilization Studies Program


Applications are currently being considered for individuals interested in undertaking a PhD with an interest in health services research/aging, residential care of the elderly, knowledge translation and/or improvement science. Non-nurses are welcome. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest describing their training goals to Dr Carole Estabrooks

PhD Students

Stephanie Chamberlain 

Stephanie Chamberlain (University of Alberta) is a doctoral candidate with Dr. Carole Estabrooks. She is an Alzheimer Society of Canada Doctoral Fellow and a Revera Scholar. Before coming to TREC she was a research coordinator at the Bruyère Research Institute (Ottawa, ON) and a graduate student trainee at the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging (Halifax, NS). Her PhD work will document the prevalence, health, and potentially unmet care needs of residents who are under public guardianship in Alberta nursing homes. Stephanie is currently the Immediate Past President of the Canadian Association on Gerontology Student Association and an executive member of the Alberta Association on Gerontology. 

Master's Students

Past Trainees

Christina Manraj, MN (2015)
Heather Carleton, MN (2014)
Sandy Cobban, PhD (2012)
William Bambrick, MN (2012)
Janet Squires, PhD (2010)
Alison Connors, MN (2010)
Michelle Zdebliak BScN Honours (2009)
J. Jacque E. Lovely, MN (2008)
Lesa Chizawsky, MN (2008)
Kim Fraser, PhD (2008)
Hannah Jerke, BScN Honours (2008)
Kathy O'Leary, MN (2008)
Shannon Scott, PhD (2006)
David Thompson, MN (2006)
Merry Jo Levers, MN (2004)
Margaret Milner, MN (2004)
Greta Cummings, PhD (2002)