Sexual Expression in Continuing Care Homes

unnamed.jpgLisa Howard PhD, RN, Assistant Professor | Co- Principal Investigator

Lisa joined the U of L in 2008 and she is a Registered Nurse and Health Sciences Faculty member. She teaches theory and clinical courses. Her research interests include health promotion, chronic disease, client self-management strategies, sexuality and health, and clinician education. Outside of work, Lisa’s interests are quite diverse from enjoying the great outdoors to reading for book club.



Carcah-picly-Ann Haney, BSW, MSW | Research Associate

Carly-Ann Haney is a Research Associate for the SHADES research project. Carly-Ann has experience as a Research Assistant in the areas of older adults, social policy, sexual assault prevention, women’s sexuality, and reproductive justice. Broadly, her research and practice interests include: consent based sexual health education, social determinants of health, healthy masculinity, policy advocacy,  feminist social work, and trauma informed care. Carly-Ann has a passion for social justice and community based research and is excited to be a part of this research program.


Al PicAlessandro Manduca-Barone, PhD| Research Associate

Alessandro’s academic background is in economics, philosophy, and biomedical ethics. His research interests have included: consent and capacity, competence, clinical research with human subjects, clinical research with terminally ill subjects, and preventative healthcare. He has taught applied ethics and bioethics courses at York University. He has also had the opportunity to work in various health and health policy areas. He has worked as a policy analyst for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, as well as a fitness and health consultant for those with complex health issues. He currently sits on the Board of Directors as the Vice Chair for a local Community Health Centre in Toronto.


Jessica Hollies, BHSc Student | Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jessica is a fourth year Bachelor of Health Sciences student at the University of Lethbridge majoring in Public Health. Her interests include global health, the social determinants of health, epidemiology, toxicology, and immunology. She hopes to practice public health in an international setting to combine her two passions, health and travelling. She is very grateful for the opportunity to have been a part of this study from the beginning and to learn from such great role models.


KelseyHeadshotKelsey Hallett, BHSc Student | Undergraduate Research Assistant

Kelsey is a fourth year Bachelor of Health Sciences student at the University of Lethbridge majoring in Public Health. Her interests include bioethics, child and maternal health, global health, rural health, and social and behavioral health. She has had the opportunity to gain practical international public health experience, which largely focused on family planning and health promotion. She was also elected as the Health Sciences representative on the University of Lethbridge Student Union for 2017/2018. She is appreciative of the chance to gain qualitative research experience and be a part of this team.