In the sixteenth episode of Battle Rhythm, Season 2 with co-host Linna Tam-Seto, Research Associate in the Trauma and Recovery Lab at McMaster University, and former post-doc fellow of the CDSN. Steve & Linna discuss the Emergency Act Inquiry – who was responsible, asset freezing, Doug Ford, US funding & PR of China activities in Canada. For our Feature Interview, Linna speaks with Dr. Ashley Williams about her findings on military to civilian transition and access to health services and some misconceptions about veteran health. She is also working on a veteran led project writing guidelines for healthcare providers project on chronic pain as well as a project on equine assisted learning for Public Safety personnel dealing with PTSD.
Dr. Ashley Williams is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences as well as Co-Chair, Student and Post-Doctoral Engagement Committee (SPEC) with the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research/ L’Institut canadien de recherche sur la santé des militaires et des vétérans (CIMVHR). CIMVHR is a partner with the Canadian Defence and Security Network, students who would be interested in being part of CIMVHR’s Students and Postdoctoral Engagement Committee (cimvhr.ca/student-and-postdoct…ngagement-committee/). looking for candidates interested in policy making, there are opportunities to submit proposals submitted to the upcoming forum (cimvhrforum.ca/trainees interested in knowing more about SPEC outreach they are welcome to sign up for their distribution list to receive all future invitations and information.