Health Professions Education Faculty

The following is a listing of core faculty members in the Health Professions Education program. For a complete list of all faculty and their supervisory areas please consult the ECP faculty listing

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Alain Breuleux

Associate Professor


alain.breuleux [at] (Email) | Profile

Cognition, technology in education.

Nathan Hall

Program Director, Associate Professor


nathan.c.hall [at] (Email) | Profile

Evaluation of achievement motivation theories; consequences of motivational strategies and discrete emotions on long-term health, motivation, and achievement outcomes in young and older adults; development of innovative motivational programs for at-risk students in higher education.

Research website: Achievement Motivation and Emotion (AME) Research Group

Michael Hoover

Associate Professor


michael.hoover [at] (Email) | Profile

Design and analysis of online university learning, Activity Systems Theory in online and multilingual educational contexts, creating online communities of inquiry.

Research website: The Online Learning Research Team


Susanne Lajoie

Professor; Canadian Research Chair,Tier 1


susanne.lajoie [at] (Email) | Profile

Application of cognitive theories to the design of computer based learning environments across disciplines, the role of emotion in learning, medical problem solving, team effectiveness, collaborative learning, human and computer tutoring, empathy, decision making and communication.

Research websites: 

Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings (ATLAS) Lab
LEADS (Learning Environments across Disciplines)

Krista Muis

Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair, Tier II


krista.muis [at] (Email) | Profile

Self-regulated learning, epistemic cognition, motivation, emotions, and mathematics and science learning.

Alenoush Saroyan



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Pedagogical/faculty development, academic leadership, quality assurance and accreditation.

Research website: Higher Education Research Group (HERG)

Note: Not accepting any students for admission.

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Associate Members

(Please note Associate Members can co-supervise Graduate Students but another core Faculty member must be listed as primary supervisor.)

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Jeffrey Wiseman, Ph.D.

Associate Member

Assistant Professor, Centre of Medical Education

514-934-1934 ext. 36144

jeffrey.wiseman [at] (Email) | Profile

Clinical reasoning and problem analysis, assessment, interdisciplinary training, educational simulations and the use of computer technology in education.



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