MEET THE TEAM

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LARA NIXON

Co-Lead

Dr. Lara Nixon is a family physician and an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary. Her research interests include access to care for people who experience structural vulnerabilities; humanism and relationship-centred care; and narrative medicine.

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MARTINA KELLY

Co-Lead

Dr. Martina Kelly is a Family Physician, PhD, and Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, with research interests in creative methods in medical education and the role of physical touch in patient connection.

"The Exchange" Community Advisory Group 

"The Exchange" is a group of older adults who meet monthly to create strategies to optimize the programming included in the HR HOPEH project. They have been involved in several knowledge translation projects, and for ensuring that the HR HOPEH project aligns with resident experiences and priorities.

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Rita Henderson, PhD

Models of Care Scientist
Dept. of Family Medicine
University of Calgary

Kerry McBrien, MD, MPH

Associate Professor 
Depts. of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences
University of Calgary

Fadzai (Blessing) Punungwe, DrPH

Research Associate
Department of Family Medicine
University of Calgary

Megan Sampson, MA

Research Associate
Dept. of Family Medicine
University of Calgary

Kearah Darr, CTRA

Recreation Therapist

Emily Blair, RN

Health Equity Nurse

Don Baker

Peer Support Worker