Jessica Wilhelm

NameDr. Jessica Wilhelm (née Huber)
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Building Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Power Systems Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations
  • ​PhD Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • MSc Vision Science
  • BSc Science (Honours)
Title ​Professor
Courses Taught​SCIE71000 - Introduction to Natural Science
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • ​Biological Sciences
  • Gerontology
  • Mathematics
  • Research Methods
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • ​10+ year postsecondary teaching experience
  • Research coordinator for CIHR funded catalyst grant
  • Research associate CIHR/Schlegel Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Seniors Care
  • Research coordinator for Statistics Canada
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • ​Boscart, V., McCleary, L., Stolee, P., Taucar, L., Wilhelm, J., Johnson, K., d'Avernas, J., Brown, P., & Raasok, M. (2020). Enhancing nursing home care for seniors: impact of a living classroom on nursing assistant's education. Educational Gerontology, 46:8, 461-472. DOI: 10.1080/03601277.2020.1774842
  • Huber, J., Sillick, J., & Skarakis-Doyle, E. (2010). Personal Perception and Personal Factors: Incorporating Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) into the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. Disability and Rehabilitation, 32 (23), 1955-1965.
  • Huber, J., Polgar, J., Chesworth, BM., Strong, J., & Jutai, J. (2010). Assistive technology use for multiple health conditions. Gerontechnology, 9(2), 220.
  • Huber, J., Strong, G., Jutai, J., & Plotkin, A. (2008). Psychosocial Impact of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Devices in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 103(11), 690 – 701.
Additional Information
Successfully completed:
  • Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)
  • Teaching with technology series
  • Intercultural teaching practices: Faculty certificate of learning
  • Mental health first aid