HRI Staff

Roy CameronRoy Cameron, PhD
Executive Director

Roy Cameron, Executive Director, has a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Waterloo, and did clinical training at Duke University Medical Center. He devoted much of his career to building a behavioural cancer control enterprise in Canada… [ Read full bio ]

Jean CostelloJean Costello, PhD
Research and Evaluation Scientist

Jean Costello obtained her PhD from the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Prior to that, Jean spent three years as Research and Evaluation Coordinator at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, where she coordinated a number of projects… [ Read full bio ]

Heather Froome

Heather Froome, MSW
Business Development & Organizational Director

Heather Froome obtained her MSW and diploma in social administration from the Faculty of Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University.  Heather brings a wealth of experience to HRI having worked in community development for Children’s Aid Societies in Haldimand-Norfolk and Guelph, … [ Read full bio ]


Courtney Ropp, MSc
Research Associate

Courtney Ropp obtained her Master of Science degree from the University of Waterloo’s School of Public Health and Health Systems. She specialized in epidemiological methods in aging research, specifically examining the relationships between stroke and dementia… [ Read full bio ]

Sarah Sousa, MScsousa_sarah
Research Associate

Sarah Sousa obtained her Master of Science degree in Health Studies and Gerontology from the School of Public Health and Health Systems, at the University of Waterloo in November 2013. She specialized in Program Evaluation and has competed and been a finalist and winner in the Canadian… [ Read full bio ]