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Heather Carnahan PhD
Dr. Carnahan (Coach Carnahan) is a professor of kinesiology and the Dean of Human Kinetics and Recreation at the Memorial University. Prior to these roles, she has been the vice-president of education at Women's College Hospital, director of the Centre for Ambulatory Care Education, the BMO Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre, and the interim Director of the Wilson Centre, University of Toronto.

Prior to joining the University of Toronto she ahs been an assistant professor and career scientist in physical therapy at Western University and professor with the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, where she attained the rank of full professor. While at Waterloo, Dr. Carnahan served as the associate chair of graduate studies for kinesiology.

Over the course of her career, Dr. Carnahan has received many distinctive awards, including the Award of Distinguished Service from Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, where she also served as section editor, and a Young Scientist Award from the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning. In 2004 she had the honour of being named one of Maclean's Magazine's Most Popular Professors at the University of Waterloo. From 1992-97, Dr. Carnahan was consulting editor for the Journal of Motor Behavior and, more recently, associate editor of the International Journal of Learning.

Dr. Carnahan's research history is extensive and varied. She has presented at hundreds of conferences nationally and internationally, and has published more than 150 papers related to her findings.

Dr. Carnahan holds a bachelor of physical education from McMaster University and a PhD in kinesiology from the University of Waterloo. Her PhD was followed by an NSERC post-doctoral fellowship in psychology at Western University.

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