Announcing Michelle Tougas

The IWB conference committee is excited to announce that Michelle Tougas is going to speak at the 2016 Information Without Borders conference, on the subject of evolving health care data and records.


Michelle has obtained a Master’s in Community Health and Epidemiology and is currently in her second year of the Clinical Psychology PhD student at Dalhousie University. She has experience working with big data and systematic review methodology. Her research interests are in pediatric pain and pediatric sleep. Michelle is currently involved with Canada-wide research team exploring how pediatric pain and pediatric sleep are communicated over social media. The project, funded by an NSHRF development/innovative grant is translating traditional systematic review methodology to searching Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to better understand how child health is communicated over social media platforms.