Donate Now!

Erin Cameron

 

Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Lakehead University Campus
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Email: ercameron@nosm.ca

Assistant Professor, Human Sciences Division, Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Adjunct, Faculty of Education Lakehead University

Education/Training

 2010-2014

Ph.D. Educational Studies, Specialization in the Social, Cultural, & Political Contexts of Education
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON

2009-2010

B.Ed. (Honours), Outdoor & Environmental Education, Health & Physical Education (7-12)
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON

 2007-2009

M.A., Professional Communications, Specialization in International and
Intercultural Communications, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC

 2005-2007

Diploma, Creative Communications, Specialization in Public Relations, Red River College
Winnipeg, MB

 1997-2005

B.A., Kinesiology, Psychology, & English literature University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

Research Investigations

My current research interests include:

  • Medical and health education;
  • Health practitioner teacher education
  • Social justice and diversity education;
  • Social constructions of health, obesity, and the body;
  • Stigma and marginalization in society;
  • Wellness and Health promotion;
  • Body image and eating disorders; and,
  • Qualitative research methods.

Dr. Cameron is currently seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Students interested in working with Dr. Cameron should email her with their CV, writing sample, and a summary briefly indicating the ways in which they believe their research interests align.

Lead/principal investigator
•SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2019-2021): Preparing Students for Rural Careers: Examining the Learning Processes and Outcomes in Rural Medical Education in Canada. [principal investigator]
•SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Funding (2019-2021): The Transformative Potential of Socially Accountable Education: Understanding Global and Local Perspectives [principal investigator]
•CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant (2018-2019): Shifting a culture of care: Supporting promising and emerging educational practices to support holistic, culturally sensitive, inclusive care in Northern Ontario [principal investigator]

Co-investigator
•NOAMA (2019-2021): Social Accountability as a Framework for Engagement (SAFE) for Health Institutions to Improve Patient Care in Northern Ontario: A Pilot Study.
•NOAMA (2019-2021): Socially Accountable Curriculum: Putting Patients and Communities at the Center of Medical Education.
•NOAMA (2019-2021): The Impact of Competence and Confidence in Developing a Rural Physician Identity: Testing a Theoretical Model of Rural Practice Intentions.
•Local Education Group Research Grant (2018-2019): Examining Educational Strategies for Improving the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning in Northern Ontario

Selected Publications

Galway, L, & Cameron, E. (2019). Flipping Online Learning in Public Health Graduate Education. Pedagogy in Health Promotion.

Ross, B., Greenwood, D., & Cameron, E. (2019). A qualitative investigation of the experiences of students and preceptors taking part in remote and rural community experiential placements during early medical training. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development.

Wicklum S, Sampson M, Henderson R, Wiart S, Perez G, McGuire A, Cameron E, Willis E, Crowshoe L, McBrien K, (2019). Results of a culturally relevant, physical activity-based wellness program for urban Indigenous women in Alberta, Canada. International Journal of Indigenous Health, July/Aug, 14(2).

Buote, R., McGowan, E., Loucks-Atkinson, A., Cameron, E., Yi, K., Borduas, C., Patey, M., Sullivan, A. M., Loeffler, T. (2019). An Evaluation of Parents’ Experience in a University-based Physical Literacy Program. PHEnex, 10(2), 1-17.

Kirk, S., Alberga, A., Cameron, E., Forhan, M, Russel-Mayhew, S. (2019, January). How “weight bias” is harming us all. The Conversation (Also republished in the National Post). Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/how-weight-bias-is-harming-us-all-107352

Yi, K., Cameron, E., Patey, M., Loucks-Atkinson, Loeffler, T. A., McGowan, E., Sullivan, A. M., Borduas, C., Buote, R. (2018). University-based physical literacy programming for children: Canadian community stakeholder recommendations. Health Promotion International, 1-10.

Cameron, E., Ward, P., Mandville-Anstey, S. A., & Coombs, A. (2018). The Female Aging Body: A Systematic Review of Female Perspectives on Aging, Health, and Body Image. Journal of Women & Aging, 1-15.