Hunter Nixon


I am a second year Master of Public Health Student within the University of Guelph's Department of Population Medicine. I have a Bachelors Degree in Public Health (Honors), with a Minor in Psychology, from Brock University. My main areas of interest are cancer care, health education, health promotion, and health equity. 

Educational Background

Honours Bachelor of Public Health with Minor in Psychology, Brock University

Public Health Area of Interest

  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Cancer Care
  • Health Equity

Practicum Project

A knowledge translation project, transferring a clinical education program created for nurses on cancer survivorship care, and “translating” it based on health literacy standards to a patient-facing resource so that cancer patients and their families can understand it. This was done following PEMAT-P guidelines and SMOG readability of grade 6.

Practicum Location

Within the University Health Network, at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.