Kathleen Dobson joined Institute for Work & Health in July 2016 as a research associate working with Dr. Peter Smith.
Dobson’s research is quantitative in nature, focusing on statistical modelling of longitudinal data. Her recent work focuses on exploring latent trajectories of health behaviours and their associations with the psychosocial work environment.
Dobson holds an MSc in health research methodology from McMaster University and is currently pursuing her PhD in epidemiology at the University of Toronto. Her doctoral thesis aims to explore trends in the prevalence and the impact of depression on Canadian labour force participants.