Media Coverage

Dec 7, 2020           Daily Gleaner. Topic - Researchers look for dementia patients, caregivers to include in study.

Dr. Alison Luke and I were featured in this article where we shared our Co-designing dementia diagnosis and post-diagnostic care (COGNISANCE) dementia research project. The article provided local diagnosed dementia statistics and included how to contact our team as we look for New Brunswickers who have recently been diagnosed with dementia. The goal of this research is to improve the diagnosis process for patients and their caregivers. I am a Co-PI of the transnational CO-desiGning demeNtiadIagnoSis ANd post-diagnostic CarE “COGNISANCE” grant and the Nominated PI of the GNB Healthy Seniors Pilot Project grant. Retrieved from

Jul 24, 2020         CBC Radio New Brunswick's Information Morning in Saint John with Julia Wright. Topic -

Managing chronic conditions during the pandemic. With this interview, Dr. Kerrie Luck and I shared our research on patients with chronic health conditions and how they navigated the

                               health care system and their care during the Covid-19 pandemic. We shared insights from our

                               patient interviews, our qualitative analysis methods and findings to date. Our research was

                               funded by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the New Brunswick Health

                               Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. Retrieved



Jul 18, 2020         Telegraph Journal. Topic - Researchers dig into Covid 19’s impact on those with chronic

disease. One of the postdoctoral fellows that I supervise, Dr. Kerry Luck, Dr. Alison Luke, and I ave been researching the impact of Covid-19 on patients with chronic health conditions. This article highlighted our findings to date through patient interviews. The article also referenced that we were one of the thirteen UNB projects that received funding through the joint call of the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for research projects to better understand and address the challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic. Retrieved from

Jun 16, 2020        CBC Radio New Brunswick's Information Morning in Saint John with Julia Wright. Topic -

                               Co-designing dementia diagnosis and post-diagnostic care (COGNISANCE). As co-lead of this

                               international research project, I shared updates on the project in New Brunswick and

                               internationally. One of the team’s caregiver partners was also interviewed to share her

                               experiences with dementia care. This project aims to design, deliver, and evaluate an

                               awareness campaign to improve how primary care providers diagnose and support persons

                               with dementia and their care partners. This research is embedded in a larger, international

                               funded project co-led by teams in Canada, Australia, Netherlands, United Kingdom, and

Poland, in partnership with the World Health Organisation, Alzheimer’s Disease International, and Dementia Alliance International. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.


 Mar 31, 2020      CBC Radio’s Shift with Vanessa Vander Valk. Topic - Helping parents of children with

complex needs access resources during the pandemic. NaviCare/SoinsNavi was featured through an interview with Taylor Fearon, our Patient Navigator RN (I am a Co-Director). They highlighted virtual health and social care services and educational resources available to New Brunswick families during the Covid-19 pandemic. Retrieved from


Mar 3, 2020         CJSE Live with Marcel Parker-Gallant. Topic- Covid-19: Un message de NaviCare/SoinsNavi.


Oct. 3, 2019         Additional news releases about the 2nd annual Patients’ Den:
                               •    ICI Noveau-Brunswick - « La parole au patient » pour trouver des solutions aux défis

en soins de santé.

                               •    Université de Moncton Nouvelles- L’équipe de recherche de Claire Johnson remporte 

l’édition 2019 de La parole au patient.

Aug 30, 2019       Huddle. Topic - This N.B. research team helps people navigate a complex network of

healthcare providers. I am the Director for the Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) and we were named the July 2019 Research Teams of the Month. The NBHRF program is aimed at promoting collaboration in health research and at recognizing excellence in research conducted by research teams in all areas and disciplines that fall under health research. Retrieved from


May 2019             Telegraph Journal. Topic - Graduate ‘a true inspiration’: President. Feature covered Ben

George’s university graduation from UNB and his future plans to work with NaviCare/SoinsNavi. Ben is a young adult with complex care needs. His family have been strong supporters of NaviCare/SoinsNavi and are involved with the Family Advisory Council. Retrieved from


Mar 1, 2019         Radio-Canada. Topic - An overview of the NaviCare/SoinsNavi centre. 


Dec 18, 2018       CBC Information Morning with Rachel Cave. Topic - As the Co-Director of NaviCare/SoinsNavi,

                               the NB navigation centre for children with complex care needs in NB, I shared updates on the

                               development, implementation, and evaluation of the centre. One of NaviCare/SoinsNavi’s

                               clients was also interviewed to share her experiences using the centre’s services. Retrieved



Sep 28, 2018       Telegraph Journal. Topic - UNB campaign exceeds $125M goal. Article highlighted the UNB

fundraising campaign which surpassed its $110M goal. I was an invited speaker at this event which announced the completion of UNB's 'It Begins Here' fundraising campaign. The event announced what they raised, who was supported, and thanked donors. I was quoted in this article. Retrieved from


Sep 21, 2017       The Globe and Mail. Topic – Innovation: Leveraging research strength to address evolving

social and economic challenges. Our NaviCare/SoinsNavi program was highlighted with credit to the UNB Saint John’s campus for offering a unique research environment. The multiple educational institutions on the one site has helped with the success of the program. Eastern Schools Supplement, Section ES, Pg. 2.

Jul 17, 2017           Telegraph Journal and KV Style. Topic – PRO Kids on the Run. A story about the charity event I

co-direct annually with my husband in Quispamsis to raise funds to help children living in poverty participate in sports and recreational activities. We raised $6000 in 2017 and $13,300 since the inaugural event in 2015. Retrieved from

Jan 10, 2017          Press Release in Saint John. TopicLaunch of new navigation centre for children with complex

health conditions in NB, which is called NaviCare/SoinsNavi. I am a Co-Director of this centre with Dr. Rima Azar from Mount Alison University. 


This press release led to several interviews and media publications, including the following: 

NB Social Policy Research Network

CBC video

CBC Information Morning


Radio-Canada - L'heure de pointe Acadie

Global News

Sackville Tribune-Post

Mount Allison University

University of New Brunswick


MAX 104.9 Radio

CHSJ Radio

CBC News: New Brunswick at 6

Global News at 6 - New Brunswick

CBC News NB Online

Telegraph Journal - Jan 10th

Telegraph Journal - Jan 11th

Country 94 Radio

New Brunswick Health Council

New Brunswick Health Research Foundation

91.9 The Bend

97.3 The Wave

Dec 4, 2016           Sackville Tribune Post and Mount Allison University News Release. Topic - Breakfast chat on growing                                 up as a child with a complex health condition. I was an invited speaker.


Additional coverage from The Royal Society of Canada

Nov 20, 2015         Telegraph Journal. Topic – Year to remember: Doucet named RunNB’s top female.

Jun 23, 2015          Telegraph Journal. Topic - Instead of talking about doing things, just do it. (Business Section,

                               Leadership Unleashed). 

Feb 20, 2015         KV Style (newspaper) - Volume 11, Issue 8. Topic – Kudos for being awarded a $750,000 grant from

the NB Children’s Foundation to assist in the development of a virtual health centre in New Brunswick.


Jan 5, 2015            CBC Information Morning with Terry Seguin. Topic – NB Virtual Health Centre for Children project.

Retrieved from


Dec 26, 2014         Telegraph Journal. Topic - New Brunswick Children’s Foundation invests in virtual health centre.

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Dec 20, 2014         Telegraph Journal. Topic - Children’s health centre gets funding. Retrieved from


Nov 19, 2014        CBC Radio. Topic – Research project in Bouctouche that involves integrating interprofessional patient

                              oriented mobile health interventions to manage chronic disease and promote smoking cessation.


Nov 15, 2014        L’Acadie Nouvelle. Topic – Being awarded Female Runner of the Year in NB.

Aug 28, 2014        KV Style. Topic – Research chair and running.


Aug 10, 2014        Telegraph Journal. Topic – Marathon win at Marathon by the Sea.   


Jul 30, 2014           CBC Radio. Topic – Program of research in interprofessional education and practice.

Jul 29, 2014           Telegraph Journal, CBC Radio, and Country 94.1. Topic – The Jarislowsky Chair in Interprofessional                                   Patient-Centred Care announcement.

Jul 6, 2014             Telegraph Journal. Topic – Half ironman age group win at Challenge St. Andrews.

Nov, 2013              Telegraph Journal and L'Acadie Nouvelle. Topic - New Brunswick Health Reseacher of the Month:

                               Dr. Shelley Doucet. Two page colour spread in both the Telegraph Journal (English NB Newspaper)

and L’Acadie Nouvelle (French NB Newspaper) for being selected as New Brunswick Health Research

                               of the Month. The write- up provided an extensive overview of my program of research and past