Resident Research

The residents at U of A have a variety of research projects and interests. Below you can find info about our projects and their email addresses if you would like more information.


Jane McLeod (R1)

Research interests TBD.


Jesse Hill (R1)

Research interests TBD.


Isabelle Gray (R2)

Izzy's research interests include #FOAMed, medical education and evidence-based medicine.

Rebecca Schonnop (R2)

Rebecca's research interests currently include medical education, and geriatrics in the Emergency Department.



Kevin Skoblenick (R2)

Kevin's research interests are centered around the application of virtual reality and augmented reality to the emergency department.

Alistair Eksteen (R3)

Alistair's research project was a systematic review on the use of REBOA in hemorrhagic shock secondary to trauma. He is currently working on doing a gap analysis on trauma patients in the Edmonton zone to see who could benefit from REBOA. 

Next year he plans on doing aeromedical transport and completing an EMS fellowship.



Jessica Hann (R3)

Jessica's research interests include (but are not limited to) addiction medicine, vulnerable populations, and inner city health.

Jeff Odenbach (R3)

Research interests TBD.


Zafrina Poonja (R4)

Zafrina's research interests include ultrasound, medical education, and physician wellness. Currently she am working on a research project that uses Fitbits to track sleep and exercise in emergency medicine residents.



Amy Hegstrom (R4)

Amy's research interests include quality improvement in the Emergency Department, as well as medical education.

Jake Hayward (R4)

Research interests TBD.