Pam received a BSc in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and a MSc in Anatomy from the University of Toronto. Pam has been a member of the Geoff Fernie’s research team for several years and plays a role in many of the Team’s projects, in both research and grants management. Her current research interests in infection control include developing and implementing technologies to improve hand hygiene compliance in caregivers and reducing infection and burden of care for toileting and handling human waste. Pam is part of the research team studying powered mobility scooter performance in winter. Pam is also working on projects to test new technologies and improve and standardize lifting practices for moving dependent bariatric patients.