Mila Kingsbury – Senior Research Associate
Mila is a Research Associate in the APEAL Lab. Mila completed a B.Sc. in Psychology at McGill University in 2006, followed by an M.A. in developmental psychology at Carleton University in 2009. She received her PhD from Carleton in 2014; her dissertation focused on internet and communication media use among socially anxious youth. Mila joined the APEAL lab in 2013, and is currently working on several projects including studies of the association between neighbourhood cohesion and adolescent mental health in Canada, and links between stressful life events during pregnancy and offspring mental health.
Hugues Sampasa-Kanyinga – Senior Research Associate
Hugues is a senior research associate in the APEAL Lab. He holds an MD from the University of Kinshasa and an MSc in Epidemiology from the Université Laval. He previously worked in both academic research and public health settings. More recently, he worked as an epidemiologist at Ottawa Public Health and joined APEAL in May 2016. Hugues is currently working with the Department of National Defence on a research project that explores six potential effect modifiers of the relationship between traumatic stress exposure and mental health problems in Canadian Armed Forces personnel.
Christine Frank – Senior Research Associate
Christine is a senior research associate in the APEAL lab. She joined the lab in June 2016. In 2012, she completed her M.A. in Psychology at Carleton University and is currently working on her PhD. Prior to joining the lab, Christine worked as an analyst and methodologist at the Shirley E. Greenberg Women’s Health Centre. Christine is currently working with the Department of National Defence on a research project that examines stigma as a consequence of care-seeking in the Canadian Armed Forces.