Arlene Carson

Arlene Carson held a variety of clinical and rehabilitative audiology positions over more than two decades before completing her PhD in 2000. Arlene’s interest in interdisciplinary approaches to researching help-seeking for hearing loss dovetails with her research in health promotion and the social determinants of health as research affiliate with the Centre on Aging at the University of Victoria. Arlene has taught courses at UBC, MacEwan University, and Western China University of Medical Sciences. To balance her work in academia and as an independent researcher, consultant, and program evaluator Arlene plays jazz piano and accordion with several groups on Vancouver Island.