Dr. Michelle Gagnon joined the Health Psychology Laboratory after completing her Honours (B.A.) degree at the University of Ottawa. Her Master’s research, focusing on pain in older persons, was funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). She completed her doctoral studies in clinical psychology, funded by a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, and has published several articles in the peer reviewed literature. Fluent in both English and French, Ms. Gagnon has also served as Chair of the Student Section of the Canadian Psychological Association. Following her graduation, she obtained an appointment as Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon).