Jesse works at the Halifax clinic of the Nova Scotia Health Authority Chronic Pain Service, treating physiotherapy outpatients and teaching group fitness and education programs. She loves helping people with chronic pain connect with their bodies, their hopes
Nicole has been a physiotherapist for the past six years in private practice and is currently working in Kingston, Ontario. Her interest in pre and postnatal care has grown over the past six years and is what lead her to return to Queen's University to pursue a Ph.D. This fall she will be starting her fourth year of her Ph.D. and is currently conducting a study that is investigating the relationship between a woman's inter-rectus distance and their trunk strength, endurance and function. In her spare time, she enjoys cycling and painting. Her main goal as the Research Chair will be to facilitate the researcher-clinician connection.
Public Relations Chair
Devonna Truong graduated from McMaster University with both a Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy and an Honors Baccalaureate of Science degree in Biology with a specialization in Physiology. Devonna is committed to professional growth through continuing education in pelvic health physiotherapy, acupuncture
Katerina became a pelvic health physiotherapist immediately after graduation, and has been practicing both MSK and pelvic health since. These days she divides her time between two private clinics in the Halifax Regional Municipality (Timberlea and Bedford), working with people from all walks of life. She is passionate about helping people reach their goals and improve their life quality, as well as educating and supporting preventional measures. Outside of work, Katerina enjoys sailing, playing volleyball, and visiting the gym. Her main goal as chair of the Newsletter committee of the WHD is to help health practitioners share and expand their knowledge so that they could provide the best care possible.
Secretary, Incoming Co-Chair
Juliet Sarjeant lives in Saskatoon, SK with her husband and three children (you can make that
Treasurer, Incoming Co-Chair
Cindy currently works exclusively in pelvic health in Kingston, Ontario. She completed her physiotherapy training at Queen’s University in 2005 and has worked in orthopedics, seniors care, and as a research trainee. Cindy joined the WHD executive in 2008 and is committed to improving member’s services, establishing collaborative networks amongst clinicians and researchers, and developing a unified curriculum for the professional development of women’s health physiotherapists. Cindy enjoys gardening, outdoor activities and spending time with her family.
Samantha is a practicing Women’s Health and Paediatric Physiotherapist with a doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences from Western University. She currently works in private practice with a passion for treating women across the age spectrum. With experience in both community and private practice settings, she has developed a strong interest in promoting Women’s Health and increasing awareness through free seminars for the community. She currently teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level at Western in the Faculty of Health Sciences and School of Physical Therapy. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys playing tennis, sailing or escaping the city to head up to the cottage.
Kiera is a