Reconciliation of Self in Research: Personal History and Reflection on Becoming a Researcher


Pharmacy Technicians International (PTI) presents a Research Event Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 1:30 pm MST

Join Karyann Dorn as she shares her experiences of how she got into research.

This presentation aims to give the audience an overview of pathways to becoming a researcher while exploring mistakes and making changes. This will be a narrative story about Karyann, a pharmacy technician working on research for the University of British Columbia. It will focus on her past methodologies from anthropology and feminism and explain her shift towards becoming a pharmacy technician and interdisciplinary research. This presentation is best suited to individuals curious about becoming a researcher and answering questions on starting.

Karyann Dorn (She/ Her) is a registered pharmacy technician who worked in an outreach pharmacy. Her recent experiences in pharmacy contributed to ASIS (Assisted Self Isolation Shelter) for unhoused individuals who had COVID and required shelter for self-isolation. She graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a focus in Anthropology. Karyann’s past research focused on an ethnographic field study in Ecuador and qualitative discourse in feminism. Her current research is a study on maternal experiences during COVID-19.

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Registration is only open to members of the PTI Facebook group.  Click here to join the group. New members must answer the group questions in order to be admitted.

About PTI:

Pharmacy Technicians International has a mission to create a pharmacy technician global community of practice to share, innovate and collaborate on research. PTI exists to create an opportunity to raise awareness of the existing and developing roles of pharmacy technicians across the world. They wish to see the development of international best practice across the profession. By sharing knowledge and information they hope to inspire and empower other pharmacy technicians to create and lead change relevant to their own communities.

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