Students and Trainees

 

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Elizabeth Keys

Dr. Elizabeth Keys is in the first year of her CIHR and honorary Killam postdoctoral fellowship at Dalhousie University. Elizabeth is a registered nurse with a clinical background in community and public health nursing focused on promoting child and family wellbeing in the community and supporting healthy school communities. Elizabeth completed her PhD in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary in April of 2019, where she developed and evaluated a home visiting intervention designed to improve infant sleep.  Her emerging program of research is aimed at promoting healthy sleep patterns in families of young children to improve parental health, family relationships, and child development outcomes. Her postdoctoral research project is titled: Development of a user-centred and evidence-based novel eHealth online sleep program for infant sleep problems.

PhD Students

Tamara Speth

Tamara is the 6th Years of her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University and has just completed her internship. Previously Tamara completed her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from Brock University in 2012. Tamara is also a part of the research team for Better Nights, Better Days for Typically Developing Children, as well as Sleepy Children. Tamara's thesis is titled: Physiological effects of sleep restriction on typically-developing children and children with ADHD.

Kim Tan-MacNeill

Kim is the final year of her PhD in the Clinical Psychology program at Dalhousie University under the supervision of Dr. Penny Corkum and Dr. Isabel Smith. She is currently completing her internship at Surrey Place in Toronto, ON. Kim’s thesis is titled: Sleep Problems in Children with ASD.

Nicole Ali

Nicole is in her 4th years of the Clinical Psychology PhD program here at Dalhousie University. Before her time at Dalhousie, Nicole completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Acadia University in 2015. Nicole is a part of the Teacher Help research team, one of the labs current projects. Nicole's thesis title is : Teache Help for ASD.

Ana Jemcov

Ana is the Case Manager for Better Nights, Better Days for Typically Developing Children, and has been with the lab for two years. Ana is currently in her 1st year of the Clinical Psychology PhD program at Dalhousie University. Before her time in the lab, she completed her Bachelor's in Psychology from Dalhousie University in 2017.

Matt Orr

Matt is completing his PhD in the Experimental Psychology program at Dalhousie University. Matt previously completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Dalhousie University in 2012, an Honours Certificate at Saint Mary’s University in 2013, and a Master’s in School Psychology at Mount Saint Vincent University in 2017. Matt has been working on the Better Nights, Better Days study and Teacher Help Study since June 2016. Matt’s thesis is titled: An Evaluation of Teacher Help for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disabilities: A Pilot Study.

Jason Isaacs

 

 

Graduate Students

Demi Tsantilas

Demi is completing her Masters in School Psychology at Mount Saint Vincent University. She completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Dalhousie University in 2018. Demi has been a part of Corkum LABS and the affiliated Colchester East Hants ADHD Clinic since 2017.

Josh Mugford

Josh is in the second year of his Masters in the School Psychology program at Mount Stain Vincent University. Josh previously completed his Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Dalhousie University in 2017. He currently works on the Better Nights, Better Days-Youth study. Josh’s thesis is titled: Usability testing of an online microunit program for adolescents with sleep problems.

David Parkhill

David is completing his Masters in Community Health and Epidemiology under Dr. Corkum and Dr. Pantelis's supervision at Dalhousie University. Before his Masters, David completed his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience at Dalhousie University in 2017. David's thesis is titled: Development and Evaluation of the Sleep Composite Scale. David has been with this lab since April 2018.

Undergraduate Students

  • Michelle Lehman
  • Marjorie Swallows