Dr. Robin Campbell Bromhead successfully defended her PhD thesis

Congratulations to Dr. Robin Campbell Bromhead (Dalhousie University, Supervisors: Drs. Dieleman and Karabanow) on successfully defending her PhD thesis, Sound the Siren: Exploring the relationship between the occupational environment and mental health and well-being of volunteer firefighters in rural Nova Scotia.

Dr. Campbell Bromhead will use her PhD research findings to develop new services and resources.

She recently discussed the new Nova Scotia Firefighter and Ground Search and Rescue Volunteer Assistance Program, a 2-year pilot program offered by Telus Health, with The Signal.

Media coverage on Dr. Campbell Bromhead’s PhD research on mental health in the volunteer fire service:

PhD student hopes to help volunteer firefighters long after the fire goes out (CBC News Nova Scotia, December 30, 2019)

Dalhousie researcher examines trauma experienced by volunteer firefighters (Halifax CityNews, November 24, 2019)

‘Nobody could imagine the stuff that we see.’ Mental health of Nova Scotia’s volunteer firefighters subject of new study (The Chronicle Herald, November 21, 2019)

‘Don’t forget about us’: PhD in Health student researching volunteer firefighters’ mental health (Dalhousie University, Faculty of Health Sciences News, October 30, 2019).