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Name: Andrea Carboni Jiménez

Email Address: andrea.carbonijimenez@mail.mcgill.ca

Position: MSc Student 

Biography:

Andrea completed her undergraduate studies in the Honours Psychology program at McGill University in 2018. Under the supervision of Dr. Brett Thombs, she completed her second honours thesis examining the burden experienced by caregivers of people living with different chronic medical conditions. She is currently working as a research assistant in the SPIN team. Andrea aspires to pursue her graduate studies in clinical psychology and work with vulnerable populations.

Awards:

- Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (CGS-M) ($17,500). Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), 2019

Award for Best Abstract by an Undergraduate Student ($1,000). Canadian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting, 2019

- Best Poster Award [Co-author Rice, Cañedo-Ayala, Carboni-Jiménez, et al.]. 18th Bi-annual National Scleroderma Conference, 2018

- Tomlison Engagement Award for Mentoring ($300). McGill University, 2018

Studentship in Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis ($5,000). Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR; 201802SIP), 2018

- Carol Yeadon Prize for Best Poster Presentation ($500). Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology, 2018

- André Lussier Travelling Fellowship ($100). Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology, 2018

- MacLean Murray Scholarship ($1,500). McGill University, 2017-2018

- Dow-Hickson Scholarship ($2,000). McGill University, 2016-2017

- Dean's List. McGill University, 2015-2018

- J.W. McConnell Entrance Scholarship ($3,000). McGill University, 2015-2016

Publications:

Kwakkenbos L, Carboni-Jiménez A, Carrier M-E, Pépin M, Peláez S, Malcarne, VL, El-Baalbaki G, Thombs BD, the Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Support Group Project Advisory Team. Reasons for Not Participating in Scleroderma Patient Support Groups: A Comparison of Results from the North American and European Scleroderma Support Group Surveys. Disabil Rehabil. In press.

Tao L, Fedoruk C, Turner KA, Cumin J, Carrier M-E, Carboni-Jiménez A, Pépin, M, Kwakkenbos L, Thombs BD. The Scleroderma Research Topics Survey for Patients and Health Care Professionals: A Scleroderma Network Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Project. J Scleroderma Relat Disord. 2019;4(3):165-172.

Rice DB, Cañedo-Ayala M, Carboni-Jiménez A, Carrier M-E, Cumin J, Malcarne VL, Hagedoorn M, Thombs BD, the Scleroderma Caregiver Advisory Team. Challenges and Support Service Preferences of Informal Caregivers of People with Systemic Sclerosis: A Cross-sectional Survey. Disabil Rehabil. In press.

Turner KA, Rice DB, Carboni-Jiménez A, Boruff J, Thombs, BD. Effects of Training and Support Programs for Leaders of Illness-based Support Groups: Commentary and Updated Evidence. Syst Rev. 2019;8(67):1-4.

Selected Presentations:

Thombs BD, Kwakkenbos L, Carrier M-E, Fedoruk C, Rice DB, Turner KA, Cañedo-Ayala M, Carboni-Jiménez A, Tao L Harb S, Gholizadeh S, Aguila K, Sauvé M, the SPIN Investigators. Addressing Challenges to Patient-centered Care in a Rare Disease Context: The Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN). Presented at the 2019 Canadian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, February 27-March 2, 2019.

Fedoruk C, Kwakkenbos L, Carrier M-E, Rice DB, Turner KA, Cañedo-Ayala M, Carboni-Jiménez, A, Tao L, Harb S, Gholizadeh S, Aguila K, Thombs BD. The Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN): Engaging Patients in Rheumatology Research. Presented at the 2019 Canadian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, February 27-March 2, 2019.

Rice DB, Cañedo-Ayala M, Carboni-Jiménez A, Carrier M-E, Cumin J, Malcarne VL, Hagedoorn M, Thombs BD & The Scleroderma Caregiver Advisory Committee. Challenges and Support Service Preferences of Informal Caregivers of People with Systemic Sclerosis: A Cross-sectional Survey. Presented at the 18th Bi-annual National Scleroderma Conference, Calgary, Alberta, September 21-22, 2018.

 

Rice DB, Carboni-Jiménez A. Eating Disordered Behaviours Among Fitness Competitors: A Narrative Review and Considerations Moving Forward. Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Quebec, June 26-30, 2018.

Carboni-Jiménez A, Inay N, Nagar PM, Talwar V. Examining the Motives of Prosocial Lying: Do Children Tell a Costly Lie if They Feel Bad for You? Presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Quebec, June 26-30, 2018.

Carboni-Jiménez A, Rice DB, Thombs, B.D. Caregiving Intensity and Perceived Burden Among Informal Caregivers of Persons with Systemic Sclerosis Compared to Other Chronic Medical Conditions. Presented at the 49th Laurentian Congress of Rheumatology, Estérel, Quebec, May 10-12, 2018.

 

Carboni-Jiménez A, Rice DB, Chiovitti M, Thombs BD. Examining Caregiver Intensity and Perceived Burden of Informal Caregivers to Persons with Chronic Medical Conditions: A Systematic Review. Presented at the Ninth Annual Lady Davis Institute Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Quebec, May 4, 2018.

Carboni-Jiménez A, Ainsworth K, Tullo D, Pietracupa M, Guy J, Bertone A. Characterizing the Use of Local and Global Processing Strategies for Face Identification in Children, Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the 3rd Annual McGill University Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec, April 19, 2018.

Carboni-Jiménez A, Douglas V, O’Driscoll GA. Smooth Pursuit Abnormalities in Subtypes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Presented at the McGill Psychology Undergraduate Research Day, Montreal, Quebec, April 7, 2017.