Heather Johnston

Research Analyst
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Heather Johnston is a research analyst with the Institute for Work and Health. Her roles include support and coordination for various projects at the Institute. She presently serves as the student representative for the Canadian Society for Biomechanics (CSB).

Johnston holds an MSc in kinesiology from Dalhousie University and a Certificate in Health Psychology from York University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in kinesiology and health science at York University.

Broadly speaking, her research interests call upon biomechanics, human factors/ergonomics, and health psychology for an interdisciplinary approach in understanding workplace musculoskeletal disorders such as shoulder injury and low-back pain.

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