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Dr. Catherine Donnelly
Dr. Catherine  Donnelly
Position(s)
Associate Professor
Contact Info
Louise D. Acton Building, Room 221
Internal telephone extension: 36385
External telephone: 613-533-6385
Education
B.Sc.(OT)
MSc (UBC)
PhD (Queen's)

Research and Teaching:

My clinical research is focused on team-based primary care with an emphasis on understanding how interprofessional primary care teams can support older adults and individuals with chronic conditions. My educational research is focused on interdisciplinary education, online learning and the integration of theory to practice. Research interests also include: program evaluation and knowledge translation.

I teach in both the Occupational Therapy and Aging and Health Programs. Courses taught include: physical dimensions of occupation, clinical reasoning and program evaluation. My clinical interest is in team-based primary care and I work 1 day/week at the Queen's Family Health Team - Belleville site.

I am cross-appointed to the Department of Family Medicine and member of the Centre for Studies in Primary Care. 

Online modules:

Compassionate Care
Conflict Management: Building Better Teams

Articles (recent - selected):

Donnelly C., & Searle, (2017). Optimizing use in the field of program evaluation by integrating learning from the knowledge field. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation

Donnelly, C., Bauer, M., O’Neill, C., & Letts, L.  (2017). The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure in Primary Care:  A Profile of Practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Donnelly, C., Leclair, Wener, P., Hand, C., & Letts, L. (2016). Occupational therapy in primary care: A national survey. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 

Donnelly, C., Shulha, L., Klinger, D., & Letts, L.  (2016). Using program evaluation to support knowledge translation in an interprofessional primary care team: A case study. BMC Family Practice

Donnelly, C., Cramm, H., Mofina, A., Lal, S., Colquhoun, H., & Lamontagne, ME. (2016). Knowledge translation activities in occupational therapy organizations: The Canadian landscape. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Donnelly, C., Shulha, L., Klinger, D., & Letts, L. (2014). Strategies to support knowledge translation during evaluation. Canadian Journal of Evaluation.

Donnelly, C., Letts, L., Brenchley, C., & Crawford, C. (2014). The emerging role of occupational therapy in primary care. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy.

 

Conference Abstracts (past year - selected):

Donnelly, C. (2017) Occupational therapy in primary care: Expanding boundaries. National Occupational Therapy Conference,Singapore. (invited keynote)

Donnelly, C., Mulder, C., Ashcroft, R., Bobbette, N*., Mofina, A*. (2017). Performance indicators for interprofessional primary care teams. North American Primary Care Group Annual Meeting, Montreal, QU.

Donnelly, C., Green, M., Leavitt, A., Lynch, S., Birtwhistle, R., French, S., Tranmer, J., Morkum, R., & Esperenzate, P. (2017). The impact of interprofessional primary care teams on diabetes and health care utilization: Linking electronic medical records with administrative data (research in progress). North American Primary Care Group Annual Meeting, Montreal, QU.

Donnelly, C., Mulder, C., Ashcroft, R., Bobbette, N*., Mofina, A*. (2017). Performance indicators for interprofessional primary care teams: Measures of collaboration. North American Primary Care Group Annual Meeting, Montreal, QU.

Donnelly, C., LeClair, L., Wener, P., Hand, C., Letts, L., Hart, S.*, Pasquin, A.*, & Reid, M*. (2017). Occupational therapists working in primary care: An international survey. College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference, Birmingham, UK.

Donnelly, C., Bobbette, N., Hand, C., Mofina, A.,* Williams, A.,* & Letts, L. (2017). The scope of occupational therapy practice in primary care in Canada. College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference, Birmingham, UK.