Jacqueline Middleton



Jacqueline is currently pursuing her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Guelph under the supervision of Dr.s Sherilee Harper and  Ashlee Cunsolo. She graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences from the University of Toronto in 2014, where she completed a major in Human Biology and Psychology, and minored in Environmental Biology. This diverse academic background developed her curiosity in interactions between the physical environment and human health, and has drawn her to the field of EcoHealth. Jacqueline’s time spent as a research assistant in Psychiatry has led to her interest in mental health and well-being in the context of climate change. Through her thesis research, she will contribute to the development of a community-based surveillance program that will monitor and respond to climate change impacts on Inuit health in Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada. This work is being done in collaboration with community partners and the Nunatsiavut Government, and will examine how changing weather and climate impact mental health outcomes and healthcare service provision.