PhD in Clinical Psychology
Dr. Tavis Campbell & Dr. Linda Carlson
Research Project Title:
A mixed-methods investigation of factors associated with adherence to adjuvant hormonal therapies among breast cancer survivors
Kirsti Toivonen completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Lake head University then joined the University of Calgary in 2015 to study Clinical Psychology. She is broadly interested in health psychology, with particular interests in integrative oncology, reproductive health, and research methods including behavioural trials. In her spare time, she enjoys art, weightlifting, and motorcycling. Kirsti is grateful for support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions, the Killam Trusts, and the TRACTION program.
Kirsti plans to become an independent investigator in the field of behavioural medicine with a research program dedicated to improving the health and well-being of those with chronic illness.