Current Graduate Students:

Rachel Tomlinson

5305787Rachel Tomlinson is third year PhD student in the Clinical Psychology: Applied Developmental Emphasis program at the University of Guelph. Rachel is delighted to have the opportunity to do her PhD thesis in the Pediatric Pain Health and Communication Lab in the area of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders.

 

 

 

Lara Genik

Lara Genik is a second year PhD student in the University of Guelph’s Clinical Psychology: Applied Developmental Emphasis program. She is thrilled to continue as a member in the PPHC lab and complete her PhD dissertation under the supervision of Dr. McMurtry. Lara’s work aims to improve pain assessment and management knowledge and skills of caregivers who support children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

 

Soeun Lee

FullSizeRenderSoeun completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary and is now a second year Master’s student with Dr. McMurtry at the PPHC lab. Her current research focuses on pediatric chronic pain, and the parent and child correlates (e.g., pain acceptance, pain self-efficacy) that are associated with quality of life outcomes.

 

 

Kaytlin Constantin

KConstantinKaytlin is a second year Master’s student in the Clinical Psychology: Applied Developmental Emphasis program at the University of Guelph. Her current research in the PPHC lab examines the links between parent behaviours and responses (self-report, physiological) and child pain outcomes in acute pain contexts.

 

 

 

Rachel M photo bio  (1)Rachel completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo and is now a second year Master’s student in the Clinical Psychology: Applied Developmental Emphasis program. Her current research in the PPHC lab investigates parent-child interactions in the context of acute pain. Specifically, she examines the role of parent emotion and behaviours, such as reassurance and distraction, in relation to child pain and fear outcomes.