Jill Cameron, PhD, MSc, HBSc
Jill obtained her Bachelors of Science in Health Studies from the University of Waterloo, and Masters of Science and Doctorate from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining the department, Jill spent two years at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute as a CIHR funded post-doctoral fellow. Her primary research interest is to examine the experiences of family members who assume the role of informal caregiver for individuals with disability. Jill’s aim is to understand caregivers’ needs and develop timely and relevant programs to assist them with their care-giving activities and pursuit of other valued activities and interests. She has conducted research in the area of stroke, critical illness, mental health, heart failure, and advanced cancer. Jill holds a 5-year Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Career Scientist Award to continue to emphasize her family caregiver program of research. Recently, Jill has received a Faculty of Medicine, Graduate Faculty Teaching Award - Excellence in Graduate Teaching (Early Career), a 5-year CIHR New Investigator Award, and Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Award.