Kelsey Huson received her Honours Bachelor of Arts with a Specialization in Psychology and a minor in Gerontology from the University of Ottawa in 2012. She is now in her second year of graduate studies in the MSc in Health Studies and Gerontology program at the University of Waterloo, under the supervision of Dr. Stolee.
Her passion for improving the quality of life for older adults began when she worked as an activity coordinator in a long-term care facility. Since then, she has worked three consecutive summers in long-term care as a social events coordinator and as an outreach coordinator. Her research interests are primarily mental health, health evaluation, health systems research and use of mixed methods.