Ryan Hamilton, PhD is an associate professor of psychology at the University of New Brunswick. His program of research is focused on improving the quality of life for survivors of cancer through applied scholarship. In particular, Ryan is passionate about designing, implementing, and assessing physical activity interventions for individuals who have completed their cancer treatment. Within these interventions, Ryan endeavors to teach psychological skills, provide instrumental and social support, and design creative knowledge translation initiatives (e.g., documentary videos). Current projects are focused on supervised physical activity for men and women post cancer treatment, learning to run after cancer, and fear of recurrence in rural populations.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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