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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.


Lauren_MacGowan. Childhood Adversity and Resilience (CARe) Research Team

Max Rady College of Medicine
Community Health Sciences
S112-750 Bannatyne Ave
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W2



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