Dr. Linda McLean
Dr. McLean currently supervises our multidisciplinary team of researchers with backgrounds in psychology, physiotherapy, engineering, kinesiology, and biomedical science. In her position as our supervisor, we have come to know Linda as an intelligent, thoughtful, and driven leader with a passion for tackling issues related to research and policies in women’s health. Dr. McLean’s dedication to promoting women’s health is also strongly demonstrated through her excellence as a researcher. As a mentor and professional, Dr. McLean conducts her research based on a strong, clear picture of clinical and policy relevance. Each project that she proposes as a leader, that we conceive as a team, or that she is brought by a third party must unequivocally pass a test; a project worth pursuing must either lead to advances through its strong clinical relevance to the practice of women’s health or to policies related to women’s health.
Dr. McLean not only shows excellence in research, but demonstrates outstanding mentorship skills and strong relationships with the local community; she is a leader in advocating for women’s health.
Dr. Flavia Ignacio Antonio
Marina Petter Rodrigues
Dr. Joanna Reeves
Dr. Rachel Luo Qiu
MFM Lab Alumni
Due to the natural transient nature of our research hub, we have many amazing people coming and going, whether from a work term, completing a degree, or participating as a visiting researcher. We wanted to keep a space to honour all of those who we have worked with to move the research forward!
Megan is a 4th year undergraduate student from the Biomedical Mechanical Engineering Program (expected 2019) at the University of Ottawa. She has been working at the lab since September 2018 as an undergraduate student helping with prototype design, fabrication, and repairs. She is currently assisting with the fabrication of a Dynamometer, a portable EMG and writing software for data analysis.
Beatriz Martin Arranz
Update! (June 2019) Samantha is a biomedical mechanical engineering student in her 4th year at the University of Ottawa. She worked at the lab in the Summer 2018 through the Women’s Undergraduate Summer Research Award offered by the Faculty of Engineering and returned again in Winter 2019 as a CO-OP student. She is now completing her Fall 2019 CO-OP at the University Rehabilitation Institute at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia working with Tekscan in shoe pressure sensors.
Update! (June 2019) Merrill is currently a student at Queen’s University in the Master’s of Physical Therapy program. Having just completed her first year of studies, she has greatly enjoyed working in acute care settings and with patients with neurological disorders. Merrill is excited to complete a placement with a pelvic floor dysfunction client focus before she completes her degree.