The seventh episode of Arthritis Consumer Experts’ #ArthritisAtHome features Dr. Susan Bartlett, Professor of Medicine at McGill University and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine, on isolation and loneliness in the age of #COVID19. She comments on how we can stay connected with and reconnect with loved ones, and take this opportunity to meet new people. #MotivationMonday
Originally from London Ontario, Dr. Bartlett completed a Masters in Psychology at McGill, a PhD in Clinical Psychology at Syracuse University, and post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins. She joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins Medicine in the 1995 and returned to Montreal to join the Faculty of Medicine at McGill in 2007 in rheumatology and clinical epidemiology.
Dr. Bartlett’s clinical and research interests address how factors like emotional distress and health behaviours affect how well people feel and function. She has also studied how exercise and yoga enhance outcomes in people with arthritis. Her research has been funded by the NIH, CIHR, the Arthritis Foundation, and the Arthritis Society among others.
Check out these helpful resources :
Canadian Mental Health Association – COVID-19 and mental health
McGill University – Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program (BRaIN)