Heather Lannon, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow (2021 – present)
Heather has a Bachelor’s of Social Work from Memorial University, a Masters of Social Work (Leadership) from the University of Calgary and a Doctorate of Social Sciences from Royal Roads University. Heather’s dissertation focused on heart patients and their caregivers who had to relocate to access transplants. Heather drew on her personal experience of relocating from Newfoundland to Toronto with her husband Jamie who was in needed of a heart transplant. Heather’s thesis highlighted the connection between home and the heart transplant journey.
Heather has worked in a variety of roles in the health care sector and is currently completing her Post Doc Fellowship working with the health experiences initiative on the Heart Failure in Women project.