Doctoral Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada (2014-2019)

PhD in Health Studies and Gerontology

School of Public Health and Health Systems, Faculty of Applied Health Science


Doctoral Funding: Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Award (2017-19). Canadian Frailty Network Interdisciplinary Fellowship (2016)


Supervisor: Professor Heather Keller, Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Chair Nutrition & Aging


Project Involvement: The More-2-Eat Implementation Project Phase 1 (2015-2017); More-2-Eat Phase 2 (spread and scaling up from Phase 1) (2017-2019). Funded by the Canadian Frailty Network.

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee, UK, (2013-2014)

Centre for Medical Education, School of Medicine

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)        

MSc Public Health Nutrition University of Southampton, UK (2009 – 2010)

School of Medicine

Healthy Eating Practices in Early Year Facilities.

Supervisor: Professor Penny Nestle, PGDip, MSc, PhD

Graduated with Merit.

BSc, Integrated Science, Health Sciences, Minor in Psychology, Carleton University, Canada (2005 – 2009)          

Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backwards: Food Cravings and Ghrelin Levels of Stressed Undergraduate Students.