BRIC NS Student Seminar Series

The BRIC NS Student Seminar Series is an opportunity for students across Nova Scotia to share their completed or in-progress research. Presentations cover a wide-variety of disciplines, but all address the common thread of primary and integrated health care. Everyone is welcome!


Date: September 14th, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm AST
To Register

After registering, you will receive an email with details about joining the Zoom session. If you need assistance registering email

This seminar will cover two topics:

Emily Wildeboer will present: The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Suicidality in Adolescents
Courtney Langille will present: The Prevalence of Pregnancy-Specific Perinatal Anxiety in Nova Scotia

About the speakers:

Emily Wildeboer is starting her third year of her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University. Her research is conducted out of the It Doesn’t Have to Hurt research lab in the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research at IWK Health, under the supervision of Dr. Christine Chambers. Emily’s research interests include chronic pain, mental health, and patient engagement. Her current research explores the complex relationship between chronic pain and suicidality in youth while incorporating a patient-oriented perspective.

Courtney Langille is a fourth-year medical student at Dalhousie University. Her research is supervised by Dr. Helena Piccinini. She is interested in improving awareness of the prevalence and impact of mental health conditions in Nova Scotia, including in the prenatal population. Her talk will describe the prevalence of a subtype of anxiety, pregnancy-specific perinatal anxiety, in the pregnant population of Nova Scotia.

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