RaDAR Personnel

The work of the Rural Dementia Action Research team members is supported by a number of additional staff and personnel.

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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.


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Allison Cammer, BSc, BA, MSc, RD Professional Research Associate

Allison Cammer is a registered dietitian with a M.Sc. in Community Health and Epidemiology. Allison is a Professional Research Associate at CCHSA working on various research projects on rural health and providing clinical counseling at the RRMC. She has worked at CCHSA since 2002.


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Lynette Epp, BA (Hons) Research Clerk

Lynette is responsible for data entry for the Rural and Remote Memory Clinic.


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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.


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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.


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Rhonda Loeppky, BScPT, Dip. in Man. & Manip. Therapy Physiotherapist

Rhonda joined the clinic team in 2012 and is one of two physiotherapists who assess patients on clinic day.


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Duane Minish, BA Research Assistant, Psychometrist

Duane is a research assistant 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.


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Katherine Stevenson, BA (Hons), BScPT, MSc Physiotherapist

Katherine, a physical therapist, worked in Community Services for the Saskatoon Health Region from 1999-2009. In 2009, she moved to Sweden to pursue her PhD in Quality Improvement and Leadership with a focus on how we teach system improvement and interprofessional collaboration skills to health care providers. Still working on completing her PhD, Katherine has moved back to Saskatoon and joined the team in 2013.