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Megan Edgelow B.Sc.(OT), M.Sc.(RHBS), OT Reg.(Ont.)
 Megan Edgelow
Position(s)
Assistant Professor
Contact Info
Louise D. Acton Building, Room 217A
Internal telephone extension: 75593
External telephone: 613-533-6000

Megan Edgelow is an Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy Program. She has clinical, teaching, and research experience in the area of mental health and activity participation. She also has a clinical occupational therapy practice serving military members and Veterans with operational stress injuries. Ms. Edgelow is presently completing her Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership at Western University.

Research:

Research interests include military, Veteran, and public safety personnel mental health, return to work, time use, and occupational engagement.

Teaching:

Teaching responsibilities in the Occupational Therapy Program include the psychosocial dimensions of occupation and therapeutic groups, and in the Rehabilitation Health Leadership Program include communication, advocacy, and action.

Peer Reviewed Publications (published and in press):

Edgelow, M., MacPherson, M., Arnaly, F., Tam-Seto, L., & Cramm, H. (2019). Occupational therapy and posttraumatic stress disorder: A scoping review. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 86(2), 148-157.

Edgelow, M., Harrison, L., Miceli, M., & Cramm, H. (in press). Scoping review of return to work interventions for trauma-related mental health conditions. WORK.

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (2011). Randomized controlled pilot study of an occupational time use intervention for people with serious mental illness. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(3), 267-276.

Peer Reviewed Publications (in preparation):

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. Developing an occupational therapy trauma intervention framework. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy.

Cramm, H., Edgelow, M., Ricciardelli, R., Carleton, R. N., Roi, A., Campbell, P., & Groll, D. Sleep quality and mental health of Canadian firefighters. Journal of Sleep Research.

Books and Book Chapters:

Chen, S., Krupa, T. & Edgelow, M. (2015). Temporal adaptation for individuals living with serious mental illness in the community. In I. Soderback (Ed.) The Handbook of International Occupational Therapy Interventions (2nd Ed.). New York, NY: Springer.

Krupa, T., Edgelow, M., et al. (2010). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. CAOT: Ottawa, Canada.

Krupa, T., Edgelow, M. & Radloff-Gabriel, D. (2009). Temporal adaptation and the occupational lives of community dwelling individuals living with serious mental illness. In I. Soderback (Ed.), The Handbook of International Occupational Therapy Interventions (pp. 179-186). New York, NY: Springer.

Non-Refereed Publications (i.e. Professional Publications, Curriculum, Government Reports, Newsletters):

Storr, C., MacLachlan, J., Krishna, D., Ponnusamy, R., Drynan, D., Moliner, C., McLaughlin, K., Murphy, S., Edgelow, M., Campbell-Rempel, M.A., & Bossers, A. (2018). Building sustainable fieldwork partnerships between Canada and India: Finding common goals through evaluation. World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin, 74(1), 34-43.

Edgelow, M. (2016). Update on Action Over Inertia: research and practice. OT Now, 18(5), 8-9.

Edgelow, M. (2016). Occupational therapy and operational stress injuries. OT Now, 18(6), 26-27.

Edgelow, M. & Cramm, H. (2016). Occupational therapy: Addressing performance and participation issues for military personnel, Veterans and their families. OT Now, 18(6), 25.

Edgelow, M. & Cramm, H. (2015). Occupational Therapy Leadership in Military, Veteran and Family Health. OT Now, 17(5), 23.

Edgelow, M. & Holder, E. (2012). Healthcare issues - Interprofessional course series: Bioethics in healthcare. Curriculum developed for the Faculty of Health Sciences. Kingston: Queen's University.

Edgelow, M., Van Dijk, J., Medves, J., & Saxe-Braithwaite, M. (2009). Core curriculum guide for teaching interprofessional competencies in pre-registration education settings. Report #5 of the Interprofessional Education Curricula Models for Health Care Providers in Ontario Working Group to the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee. Kingston: Queen's University.

Oral and Poster Presentations:

Finlayson, M., Rodenburg, D., Edgelow, M., Beresford-Kroeger, E., Kinderman, L., & Cramm, H. (June 2019). A professional development framework for rehabilitation and health leaders. Oral presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Niagara Falls, ON.

Cramm, H., Edgelow, M., Groll, D., Roi, A., & Campbell, P. (June 2019). Health of Canadian firefighters: The impact of sleep and work. Poster presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Niagara Falls, ON.

Edgelow, M. (October 2018). Developing an occupational therapy trauma intervention framework. Ontario Shores Mental Health Centre Grand Rounds, Whitby, ON.

Edgelow, M., MacPherson, M., Arnaly, F., Tam-Seto, L., & Cramm, H. (June 2018). Occupational therapy and posttraumatic stress disorder: A scoping review. Poster presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Edgelow, M., Weldrick, M., Toope, M., & Cramm, H. (June 2018). Environmental scan of return to work programs for clients with trauma. Poster presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Edgelow, M., Harrison, L., Miceli, M., & Cramm, H. (June 2018). Scoping review of return to work interventions in mental health. Oral presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Edgelow, M. (October 2017). Developing an occupational therapy trauma intervention framework. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Toronto, ON.

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (September 2017). Developing an occupational therapy trauma intervention framework. Poster presentation at the Canadian Institute for Military and Veterans Health Research Forum, Toronto, ON.

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (June 2017). Developing an occupation centred trauma intervention framework. Oral presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Charlottetown, PEI.

Cramm, H., Lapointe, J., Edgelow, M., Mahar, A., Tam-Seto, L., & Burch, J. (June 2017). Understanding the unique needs of military, Veterans, and families. Oral presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Charlottetown, PEI.

Edgelow, M. (June 2016). Using peer feedback to increase student participation and accountability in team learning. Oral presentation at the Faculty of Health Science’s Celebration of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M. (May 2016). Enhancing team learning through the use of peer feedback. Oral presentation at the Centre for Teaching & Learning’s Showcase of Teaching and Learning, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M., Krupa, T., & Chen, S. (April 2016). Action Over Inertia: Update on research & practice. Oral presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Banff, AB.

Edgelow, M., Gingras, C., Fairholme, C., & Avery, B. (November 2015). Pilot Project: Community Development at a Canadian Military Family Resource Centre. Oral presentation at the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Annual Forum, Quebec City, QC

Edgelow, M., Gingras, C., Fairholme, C., & Avery, B. (May 2015). Pilot Project: Community Development at a Canadian Military Family Resource Centre. Poster presentation at the Fourth Annual Summit of Occupational Therapy Scholars, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Donnelly, C., Murphy, S., Edgelow, M. & Pelland, L. (June 2014). Online learning communities to transform learning in fieldwork education. Oral presentation at STLHE 2014: Transforming our Learning Experiences, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Murphy, S. & Edgelow, M. (June 2013). Clinical Education Integration: Bringing fieldwork learning to life. Oral presentation at the Faculty of Health Sciences Celebration of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship in Health Sciences Education, Queen's University, Kingston, ON

Edgelow, M., Van Dijk, J., Ferrazzi, P., Holder, E., Bernard, T., Paterson, M. & Medves, J. (June 2012). Online interprofessional education: Designing curricula to teach patient safety, health law and bioethics. Poster presentation at the Faculty of Health Sciences Scholarship in Health Sciences Education Event, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M. (June 2012). On-line curriculum design: Bioethics. Oral presentation to the Dreamcatchers Consortium, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

Donnelly, C., Boudreau, M.L., O'Riordan, A., & Edgelow, M. (May 2012). Use of online learning communities during fieldwork education. Oral presentation at the Annual Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Quebec, QC.

Edgelow, M., Van Dijk, J., Ferrazzi, P. (April 2012). Interprofessional issues in healthcare: Patient safety, bioethics and legal issues. Oral presentation at the Interprofessional Education Forum Series 2011-2012, hosted by the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Donnelly, C., Boudreau, M.L., O'Riordan, A., & Edgelow, M. (June 2011). Using online learning communities to foster integration of learning in fieldwork education. Oral presentation at the Centre for Teaching and Learning Showcase of Teaching and Learning, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Workshop Presentations:

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (November 2018). Occupation & trauma: Expanding occupational therapy practice. Solutions for Living 2-day Professional Development Workshop, Burlington, ON.

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (May 2018). Occupation & trauma: Expanding occupational therapy practice. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 2-day Professional Development Workshop, Toronto, ON.

Edgelow, M. (March 2018). Expanding occupational therapy practice for clients who have experienced trauma. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) OT Retreat, Toronto, ON.

Edgelow, M. (January 2018). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. One-day workshop for Occupational Therapy students, hosted by Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (June 2017). Occupation & trauma: Expanding occupational therapy practice. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 2-day Professional Development Workshop, Charlottetown, PEI.

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (May 2017). Occupation & trauma: Expanding occupational therapy practice. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 2-day Professional Development Workshop, Ottawa, ON.

Edgelow, M., & Krupa, T. (February 2017, January 2015, January 2014, February 2013, January 2012, October 2010). Action over inertia: An occupational therapy intervention to enable the recovery of meaningful activities for people with serious mental illness. One-day workshop for Occupational Therapy students, hosted by Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (November 2016). Occupation & trauma: Expanding occupational therapy practice. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 2-day Professional Development Workshop, Vancouver, BC.

Edgelow, M., & Cramm, H. (May 2016). Occupation & Trauma: Expanding Occupational Therapy Practice. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 1-day Pre-Conference Workshop, Calgary, AB

Edgelow, M. & Cramm, H. (February 2016). Occupational Therapy and posttraumatic stress disorder: Dealing with disruption in daily life. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Lunch & Learn presentation.

Edgelow, M. & Krupa, T. (May 2011). Action over inertia series. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Webinars (4 lunch hour workshops).