Family and Disability Studies Initiative

Research Team

DM David McConnell, PhD                     
Director, FDSI
Full Professor, Occupational Therapy
(E) david.mcconnell@ualberta.ca
(P) 780.492.7475

Shanon Phelan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy 
(E) shanon.phelan@ualberta.ca 
(P) 780.492.9040

Amber Savage, PhD
Research Manager, FDSI
(E) amsavage@ualberta.ca
(P) 780.492.8568

Lyndsey Hahn, PhD (cand.)
Research Assistant
Doctoral Candidate, Rehabilitation Medicine
(E) lahahn@ualberta.ca

Paige Reeves, MScOT
Research Assistant
Doctoral Student, Rehabilitation Medicine
(E) preeves@ualberta.ca


Linda Osae, BScN, RN, MSW
Research Assistant
Doctoral Student, Rehabilitation Medicine
(E) lacheamp@ualberta.ca

Alisa Doell
Research Assistant
Doctoral Student, Rehabilitation Medicine
(E) amdoell@ualberta.ca

Collaborators

Maurice Feldman, PhD
Professor, Child and Youth Studies
Brock University

Marjorie Aunos, PhD  
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux, Québec

Laura Pacheco, PhD
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux, Québec

Sandra Hodgetts, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy 
University of Alberta

Dick Sobsey, PhD  
Professor, Educational Psychology
University of Alberta

Rhonda Breitkreuz, PhD
Associate Professor, Human Ecology
University of Alberta

Bruce Uditsky, M.Ed. 
Executive Director,
Alberta Association for Community Living

Gwynnyth Llewellyn, PhD
Director, Centre for Disability Research and Policy
University of Sydney

Eric Emerson, PhD 
Professor, Disability Population Health
University of Sydney