Ms. Megan Edgelow

B.Sc.(OT), M.Sc.(RHBS), OT Reg.(Ont.)

Ms. Megan Edgelow Contact information:

Louise D. Acton Building, Room 217A
Internal telephone extension: 75593
External telephone: 613-533-6000
e-mail: edgelowm@queensu.ca

Megan Edgelow is a Lecturer in the Occupational Therapy Program. She has clinical, teaching and research experience in the area of mental health and activity participation. She currently has a clinical practice serving Veterans with operational stress injuries.

Research:
Research interests include mental illness, military and Veterans health, time use and occupational engagement.


Teaching:

Teaching responsibilities include the psychosocial dimensions of occupation, applied community development, therapeutic relationships and therapeutic groups.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (2011). Randomized controlled pilot study of an occupational time use intervention for people with serious mental illness. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(3), 267-276.

Books and Book Chapters:

Chen, S., Krupa, T. & Edgelow, M. (2015). Temporal adaptation for individuals living with serious mental illness in the community. In I. Soderback (Ed.) The Handbook of International Occupational Therapy Interventions (2nd Ed.). New York, NY: Springer.

Krupa, T., Edgelow, M., et al. (2010). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. CAOT: Ottawa, Canada.

Krupa, T., Edgelow, M. & Radloff-Gabriel, D. (2009). Temporal adaptation and the occupational lives of community dwelling individuals living with serious mental illness. In I. Soderback (Ed.), The Handbook of International Occupational Therapy Interventions (pp. 179-186). New York, NY: Springer.

Non-Refereed Publications (i.e. Professional Publications, Curriculum, Government Reports, Newsletters):

Edgelow, M. & Cramm, H. (2015). Occupational Therapy Leadership in Military, Veteran and Family Health. OT Now, 17(5), 23.

Edgelow, M. & Holder, E. (2012). Healthcare issues - Interprofessional course series: Bioethics in healthcare. Curriculum developed for the Faculty of Health Sciences. Kingston: Queen's University.

Medves, J., Van Dijk, J., Edgelow, M., & Saxe-Braithwaite, M. (2009). Scoping review of the pre-registration literature on curricula for interprofessional education. Report #1 of the Interprofessional Education Curricula Models for Health Care Providers in Ontario Working Group to the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee. Kingston: Queen's University.

Van Dijk, J., Medves, J., Edgelow, M., & Saxe-Braithwaite, M. (2009). Scoping review of post-registration (continuing education and post-graduate) literature on curricula for interprofessional education. Report #2 of the Interprofessional Education Curricula Models for Health Care Providers in Ontario Working Group to the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee. Kingston: Queen's University.

Medves, J., Van Dijk, J., Edgelow, M., Saxe-Braithwaite, M. and the working group of IPECWG. (2009). Pre-registration strategies to guide the teaching and assessment of interprofessional competencies in IPE settings. Report #3 of the Interprofessional Education Curricula Models for Health Care Providers in Ontario Working Group to the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee. Kingston: Queen's University.

Van Dijk, J., Medves, J., Edgelow, M., Saxe-Braithwaite, M and the working group of the IPECWG (2009). Post-registration strategies to guide the teaching and assessment of interprofessional competencies in IPE settings. Report #4 of the Interprofessional Education Curricula Models for Health Care Providers in Ontario Working Group to the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee. Kingston: Queen's University.

Edgelow, M., Van Dijk, J., Medves, J., & Saxe-Braithwaite, M. (2009). Core curriculum guide for teaching interprofessional competencies in pre-registration education settings. Report #5 of the Interprofessional Education Curricula Models for Health Care Providers in Ontario Working Group to the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee. Kingston: Queen's University.

Johnston, J., Tata, E., Medves, J., Van Dijk, J., Saxe-Braithwaite, M., & Edgelow, M. (2009) Interprofessional education in Ontario college & university site visits (Fall 2008-Winter 2009). Report #6 of the Interprofessional Education Curricula Models for Health Care Providers in Ontario Working Group to the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee. Kingston: Queen's University.

Edgelow, M. (2008). Action Over Inertia. OMHAKEN Newsletter, Nov. 2008.

Academic & Workshop Presentations

Edgelow, M. & Cramm, H. (February 2016). Occupational Therapy and posttraumatic stress disorder: Dealing with disruption in daily life. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Lunch & Learn presentation.

Edgelow, M., Gingras, C., Fairholme, C., & Avery, B. (November 2015). Pilot Project: Community Development at a Canadian Military Family Resource Centre. Oral presentation at the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Annual Forum, Quebec City, QC.

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (January 2015, January 2014, February 2013, January 2012, October 2010). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. One-day workshop for Occupational Therapy students, hosted by Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Donnelly, C., Murphy, S., Edgelow, M. & Pelland, L. (June 2014). Online learning communities to transform learning in fieldwork education. Oral presentation at STLHE 2014: Transforming our Learning Experiences, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Murphy, S. & Edgelow, M. (June 2013). Clinical Education Integration: Bringing fieldwork learning to life. Oral presentation at the Faculty of Health Sciences Celebration of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship in Health Sciences Education, Queen's University, Kingston, ON

Donnelly, C., Boudreau, M.L., O'Riordan, A., & Edgelow, M. (May 2012). Use of online learning communities during fieldwork education. Oral presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Quebec, QC.

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (February 2012). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. One-day workshop presented at Providence Care, Mental Health Services, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M. (June 2012). On-line curriculum design: Bioethics. Oral presentation to the Dreamcatchers Consortium, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

Edgelow, M.
(June 2012). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. One day workshop for Occupational Therapy students, hosted by the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Edgelow, M., Van Dijk, J., Ferrazzi, P. (April 2012). Interprofessional issues in healthcare: Patient safety, bioethics and legal issues. Oral presentation at the Interprofessional Education Forum Series 2011-2012, hosted by the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Donnelly, C., Boudreau, M.L., O'Riordan, A., & Edgelow, M. (June 2011). Using online learning communities to foster integration of learning in fieldwork education. Oral presentation at the Centre for Teaching and Learning Showcase of Teaching and Learning, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (May 2011). Action over inertia series. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Webinars (4 lunch hour workshops).

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (May 2010). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists National Conference, Halifax, NS (1 day workshop).

Edgelow, M. (May 2009). Time use and serious mental illness. Presented at the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists Mental Health Forum, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (seminar presentation).

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (November 2008). Efficacy of an occupational time use intervention for people with serious mental illness. Presented at the 7th Annual Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Research Day, Queen's University, Kingston, ON (oral presentation).

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (June 2008). Pilot testing an occupational engagement intervention with mental health consumers. Presented at the 11th Annual Health Research Trainees Day, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, ON (oral presentation).

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (May 2008). Introduction to an occupational time use intervention. Presented at the 11th Research Colloquium in Rehabilitation, McGill University, Montreal, QC (oral presentation).

Academic Poster Presentations

Edgelow, M., Gingras, C., Fairholme, C., & Avery, B. (May 2015). Pilot Project: Community Development at a Canadian Military Family Resource Centre. Poster presentation at the Fourth Annual Summit of Occupational Therapy Scholars, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Edgelow, M., Van Dijk, J., Ferrazzi, P., Holder, E., Bernard, T., Paterson, M. & Medves, J. (June 2012). Online interprofessional education: Designing curricula to teach patient safety, health law and bioethics. Poster presentation at the Faculty of Health Sciences Scholarship in Health Sciences Education Event, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (November 2008). Action Over Inertia: Pilot Testing an Occupational Time Use Intervention for People With Serious Mental Illness. Presented at the 10th Annual Sinclair Lecture, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.