Michelle C. E. McCarron, Ph.D.
Michelle C. E. McCarron, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist with the Research and Health Information Services in the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region. Michelle obtained a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Regina in 2006 and is completing doctoral studies in the Experimental and Applied Psychology Program at the University of Regina. Her doctoral research is focused on developing a new method of qualitative data analysis that takes into account current approaches to analysis, experienced researchers' accounts of how they analyze qualitative data, basic research philosophies, and a theory of conceptual development.
During her graduate studies, Michelle gained experience with both quantitative and qualitative research in Psychology and Geography and has held Sessional Lecturer positions at the University of Regina. Michelle is a member of the Executive of the Canadian Psychological Association's (CPA) Section on Women and Psychology and has served on a CPA subcommittee which designed a set of guidelines for ethical supervision practices. Michelle's research interests include organ and tissue donation, mental health, acquired brain injury, women's health, professional mentoring, research ethics, and qualitative health research. Michelle is the current Chairperson of the RQHR Research Ethics Board.