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Harvey Kelsey, PhD Student

Kelsey Harvey

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:

Biography

  • Supervisor:  Dr. Meridith Griffin
  • Research Interests:  educational gerontology; geragogy; social and psychological aging; quality of life with neurodegenerative disease; aging and physical activity

Education

  • PhD (Candidate), Social Gerontology, McMaster University
  • MS Adult Education, Buffalo State College (2013)
  • Advanced Certificate, Long-Term Care Administration, D’Youville College (2010)
  • BA Health and Human Services Concentrating in Social Gerontology, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • BMus Music Performance, Binghamton University (2006)

Teaching

TA Experience:

  • September-December 2016
    Teaching Assistant, McMaster University
    Supervisor:  Prof. Geraldine Voros
    HLTH AGE 2B03:  Social Identity, Health & Illness

Other Teaching Experience:

  • Fall 2016 | Fall 2014 | Fall 2013
    Course Instructor, University at Buffalo Interdisciplinary Degree Program
    Supervisor:  Dr. Susan Smith, Department Chair
    SSC431 “Topics: Dementia and Alzheimer’s”
  • Spring 2016 | Spring 2015 | Spring 2014 | Spring 2013
    Course Instructor, University at Buffalo Interdisciplinary Degree Program
    Supervisor:  Dr. Susan Smith, Department Chair
    SSC363 “The Aging Process”

  • Winter 2016 | Spring 2016
    Course Instructor, Brock University
    Supervisor:  Sandra Plavinskis, Administrative Director
    ADED3P11 “Geragogy: Educating the Third Age Learner”

Research

Refereed Publications:

Boscart, V., McCleary, L., Huson, K., Sheiban, L., & Harvey, K. (2016). Integrating gerontological competencies in Canadian health and social service education: An overview of trends, enablers and challenges. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education

Non-refereed contributions:

McCleary, L., Boscart, V., Donahue, P., & Harvey, K. (2014, August).  Core curricula for entry-to-practice health and social care worker education in Ontario: Needs assessment conducted for the Council of Ontario Universities [PDF Document].  Retrieved from http://cou.on.ca/policy-advocacy/health-education/pdfs/core-curricula-for-entry-to-practice-health-and-so

RA Experience:

  • December 2013-March 2014
    Research Assistant
    Brock University
    Supervisor: Dr. Lynn McCleary