Heather graduated from McMaster University with a Kinesiology degree in 1999, and then obtained her Physical Therapy degree from Queen’s University in 2003 achieving the Dean’s Honour List, OUA Academic All-Star and receiving the Helen Chan Award of Merit. Shortly after she entered the Osteopathy program at The Canadian Academy of Osteopathy (CAO) in Hamilton, Ontario. She completed her Diploma in 2008 and then her Masters Diploma in Osteopathic Sciences in 2010. Heather further completed the 3 year CAO student teacher training program from 2008-2011 and then accepted a position as an Assistant Professor and then later as a Professor. Along with assisting and leading practical lab portions in the classroom she instructed courses on Medical Sciences and Osteopathic thought process, Orthopaedics, Ethics and Professionalism.
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Heather was selected as a Lead Medical Practitioner for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games and will be working in the badminton and wheelchair tennis events. She was also selected to represent the Durham region as an Olympic Torch Bearer for the Vancouver, 2010 Winter Olympics.