Danielle Rice

2016 Arts Young Alumni Award Recipient

Danielle RiceWhile at Waterloo, Danielle Rice (BA ’12) was involved in a number of volunteer, research and teaching assistant positions. Since graduation, she excelled in research and clinical work in the fields of mental health and rehabilitation of chronic diseases.  Danielle has provided cognitive and mental health assessments for stroke and heart attack patients, as well as for people suffering from dementia.

In just a few years, Danielle has published 18 peer-reviewed papers, 8 online book chapters, along with 50 conference presentations. She is currently a PhD candidate in clinical psychology at McGill University, for which she has won distinguished academic awards. She combines her studies with clinical work at two Montreal hospitals.

Danielle’s dedication to improve the mental health care systems is remarkable; her mentors say she holds tremendous potential to be a leader in the field of clinical psychology in this country. Danielle is an exemplary young alumnus who has already devoted a life time worth of work towards improving mental health care.