Lauren MacGowan, BSc Hons
Lauren is a Master of Science student in Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and has recently joined the CARe team. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her thesis project focused on understanding environmental effects on spatial learning using the pre-tangle tau Alzheimer’s Disease rat model.
2017-2021, Bachelor of Science (Honours), Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland “The Effects of Stress and Enrichment on Spatial Learning in Rats Using Y-Maze”
2022-ongoing, Master of Science, Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Lauren’s research interests include population health, mental health, access to mental health care, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders and psychiatry.