Rob Beever, BSc (Hons), MEd Data Analyst
Rob provides support on numerous research initiatives of RaDAR Investigators including creating databases for analysis, data cleaning, and providing input for posters, papers, and presentations.
Chelsie Cameron Research Assistant/Rural Primary Health Care Coordinator
Chelsie is a research assistant for the Rural Dementia Action Research Team (RaDAR). She is the RaDAR Rural Primary Health Care Coordinator as well as a Primary Health Care Facilitator in the former Sun Country Health Region. She provides assistance to the RaDAR team in the rural setting at the Memory Clinic sites.
Valerie Elliot, BA (Hons), MPH Research Officer
In April 2017 Valerie joined the Rural Dementia Action Research (RaDAR) team where she continues with her present work as a Research Officer.
Lynette Epp, BA (Hons) Research Clerk
Lynette is responsible for data entry for the Rural and Remote Memory Clinic.
Jennifer Fairbairn, BScPT Physiotherapist
Jennifer joined the team in 2019. She is one of two physical therapists who assess clients at the Rural and remote memory clinic. She also works as a part time PT with Community Services in Saskatoon. She has practiced physical therapy since graduating from the University of Saskatchewan in 1995.
Leslie Holfeld, RN, BScN Research Nurse
Leslie Holfeld is a Research Nurse who has worked at the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety Agriculture since 1996. She has assisted with various research projects related to respiratory health and dementia. She has been the nurse coordinator for the Rural and Remote Memory Clinic since its inception.
Julie Jensen, BScPT, CLT Physiotherapist
Julie is a registered physical therapist who joined the team in the fall of 2019. She has 35 years experience and a special interest in chronic and lymphatic edema. She is a certified lymphatic therapist. She is one of the two physical therapists at the clinic.
Chandima Karunanayake, PhD, PStat Professional Research Associate, Biostatistician
Chandima is a Biostatistician and works at the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture as a Professional Research Associate. She is mainly involved with Saskatchewan Rural Health Study (SRHS) conducted by the Centre and assists with statistical analysis and manuscript preparation for several research groups. She is involved with the RaDAR data team, ICAARE (Institute for Child and Adolescent Arthritis Research) team, SRHS team, and Endotoxin and Lung Research team.
Duane Minish, BA Research Officer, Psychometrist
Duane is a research officer with Debra Morgan and provides support for a number of RaDAR projects including coordinating the annual Summit of the Knowledge Network in Rural and Remote Dementia Care. He is also the Rural and Remote Memory Clinic psychometrist and administers the standardized battery of tests to clinic patients. He works closely with the clinic neuropsychologist and students.