2006 ART Students

Terry Bennett
Name: Terry Bennett

University: McMaster

Discipline: MD-Post Graduate, Psychiatry

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. P. Szatmari

ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Boyle, Zwaigenbaum, Bryson

Title of research project: Social cognition as a Mediator of Psychopathology in Siblings of children with ASD.

E-mail: teresabennett55@yahoo.ca

Anna Bonnel

Name: Anna Bonnel

University: McGill

Discipline: PhD. Applied Child Psychology

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. J.Burack

ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Fombonne, Roberts

Title of research project: Auditory Processing of Simple & Complex Sounds in High Functioning Autism.

E-mail: anna.bonnel@mail.mcgill.ca

Jamesie Coolican

Name: Jamesie Coolican

University: Dalhousie

Discipline: PhD., Clinical Psychology

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. S. Bryson

ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Roberts, Volden & Szatmari

Title of research project: Training in Pivotal Response Treatment for parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with ASDs

E-mail: jcoolica@dal.ca

Krissy Doyle

Name: Krissy Doyle

University: McMaster

Discipline: PhD. Medical Neuroscience

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. P. Szatmari & Dr. G. Hall
ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Evans & Bryson

Title of research project: Neurological indices of emotion as potential endophenotypes of Autism

E-mail: doyleka@mcmaster.ca

Kristin Fossum

Name: Kristin Fossum

University: Dalhousie

Discipline: PhD. Clinical Psychology

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. I. Smith

ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Fombonne, Zwaigenbaum, Iarocci

Title of research project: The Impact of the Nova Scotia EIBI Program on early social communication of children with ASD.

E-mail: kristin.fossum@gmail.com

Sandra Hodgetts
Name: Sandra Hodgetts

University: University of Alberta

Discipline: Ph.D. Occupational Therapy

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. J. Magill-Evans & Dr. J. Misiaszek

ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Smith, Zwaigenbaum, Iarocci

Title of research project: Interventions targeting sensory dysfunction in children with autism.

E-mail: sandra.hodgetts@ualberta.ca

Krista Hyde
Name: Krista Hyde

University: McGill

Discipline: Post-Doc, Neuroscience

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. A. Evans

ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Mottron, Fombonne, Roberts

Title of research project: The Brain Morphometry of autistic individuals with abnormal auditory cortical processing.

E-mail: krista.hyde@mail.mcgill.ca

Shane Lynch
Name: Shane Lynch (Student Representative)

University: University of Alberta

Discipline: PhD., Educational Psychology

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. J. Cameron

ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Szatmari, Mirenda, Iarocci

Title of research project: Maintenance & transfer of academic behavior in children with autism: The role of intrinsic motivation.

E-mail: shane.lynch@ualberta.ca

Chandra Magill
Name: Chandra Magill

University: McGill

Discipline: MD., Psychiatry

ART Track: 1 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. E. Fombonne
ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Mazer, Evans, Paterson

Title of research project: The association between family history of autoimmune disease & autism .

E-mail: chandra_magill@hotmail.com

Shelley Mitchell

Name: Shelley Mitchell

University: University of Toronto

Discipline: PhD., Speech Pathology

ART Track: 3 year program

Program Supervisor (s): Dr. L. Girolametto
ART Program Mentor (s): Drs. Zwaigenbaum, Volden, Moore

Title of research project: Prevention Intervention for Infants at Risk for ASD.

E-mail: shelley.mitchell@sickkids.ca




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