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Chantal Hansen

Chantal HansenChantal HansenBA, PGDipEd, MGIS
Scientific Writer

With 20 years of experience in Health and Human Services, Chantal has contributed her technical writing expertise and GIS skills for data-informed work in family practice, mental health, addiction, and housing insecurity.  The content for her work focuses on social research and community data analysis to address health disparities so that every individual has the chance to achieve optimal health and well-being.

Keywordstechnical writing, data-informed, social research.

Research Interests

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for health and human services; social justice; caregiver mental health. 


Crutcher, R. A., Szafran, O., Woloschuk, W., Chatur, F., & Hansen, C. (2011). Family medicine graduates' perceptions of intimidation, harassment, and discrimination during residency training. BMC medical education, 11, 88. 

Hansen, C., Sun, H., & Waters, N. (2011). The Media Communications Environment through a Spatial Lens: The Mapping the Media in the Americas Project. Canadian journal of communication, 36.

Hansen, C., Crutcher, R., Palacios-Derflingher, L., Waters, N. (2010) Mapping Diversity: The Contribution of Geographical Information Systems to the Alberta IMG Program. Chapter in Waugh, E. Crutcher, R. and Szafran, O. (eds) At the Interface of Culture and Medicine: Contemporary Canadian Studies.  University of Alberta Press, Edmonton. 

Myhre, D. L., Konkin, J., Woloschuk, W., Szafran, O., Hansen, C., & Crutcher, R. (2010). Locum practice by recent family medicine graduates. Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien, 56(5), e183–e190.


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