Health Psychology Laboratory

Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, PhD., R.D. Psych., ABPP, FCAHS

Paulette Hunter

Dr. Paulette Hunter completed her Master’s thesis and Ph.D. dissertation research at the Health Psychology Laboratory. Her Master’s thesis (2007 Winner of the Psychological Society of Saskatchewan Master’s Thesis Award) was entitled “A Clinical Trial Evaluation of a Pain Management Program for Seniors with Dementia”. Her doctoral research was funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and was titled “An empirical study of health providers’ beliefs about personhood in dementia and their influence on intended patient care”. Dr. Hunter was also the 2008 recipient of the Donald Menzies Bursary from the Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG).  Following her completion of her work at the Health Psychology Laboratory, she was appointed Assistant Professor of Psychology, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan.