Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (2007/8) Undergraduate Clinical Skills
Dr. Carpenter is a physician who also has an active role in teaching. She received her FRCPC in Emergency Medicine from Queen’s University, and then went on to complete specialised training in chronic pain management. She was the Director of Student Affairs for Undergraduate Medicine from 2003 to 2013 and was the FHS Director of Global Health from 2010 to 2019.
She designed and is actively involved in the Undergraduate Medicine Population and Global Health course. She is also the Advocate Lead for the MD curriculum. She led the MD Mentorship Program and has taught Clinical Skills, Interview Skills, and the Physician Wellness curriculum in the past.
More recently, she developed and is the Lead for the Global and Population Health Track of the BHSc program.
At the International Level, she spent time in the Ivory Coast volunteering and completing research on HIV Education as a medical student, and co-founded and is actively involved in the Pamoja Tunaweza Women’s Center and Clinic, in Moshi, Tanzania.
Her academic interests are Advocacy and Global/Population Health.