Meet Your Board Members
Heather (MacIntosh) Schellinck is a native of Pictou County who has lived in Halifax for many years. She received a PhD in Experimental Psychology from Dalhousie University and subsequently completed a Canadian government funded postdoctoral fellowship at the Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Heather worked at the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie from 1997-2013. During that time, she taught several undergraduate courses and coordinated an introductory psychology class of one thousand students.
Heather also had an active research career and along with her many wonderful students maintained a behavioural neuroscience lab devoted to understanding olfactory memory and cognition in rodent models of human disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease.
Since her retirement, she has had time to pursue her interest in both macro and contemplative photography. Most recently, she has had the opportunity to act as a facilitator at the Halifax Central Library to help newcomers learn to speak English.