Dr. Reynolds is a Registered Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. She is a Research Affiliate with the Centre on Aging and a Member of the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. She is the Director of the Health Information Exchange Laboratory where she supervises undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral students in the completion of their research. She is an active committee member for graduate student projects within the Faculty of Arts and the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
Dr. Reynolds’ research employs qualitative, quantitative, mixed methodologies, website evaluation, patient/public engagement, and intervention science, with the aims of decreasing gaps in the translation of health-related knowledge to the public and increasing access to health-related information and services. Her areas of research and clinical interest and expertise include knowledge translation, mental health literacy, community mental health, mental health service use, health psychology, perinatal mental health, and gero-psychology.
Dr. Reynolds holds funding from the Government of Canada Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Research Manitoba, and the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. She has received funding from the Government of Canada Department of National Defense, University of Manitoba Centre for Healthcare Innovation, University of Manitoba Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba Research Grants Program, and the University of Manitoba Centre for Healthcare Innovation. Dr. Reynolds’ work has been published in multidisciplinary and international journals including World Psychiatry; Archives of Women’s Mental Health; Qualitative Health Research; and Depression and Anxiety.
Dr. Reynolds is passionate about mental health and is the Past-Dr. Reynolds is passionate about mental health and has held leadership roles within the Canadian Psychological Association Clinical Section Executive (Chair-Elect, Chair, Past-Chair, and Member-at-Large) and Manitoba Psychological Society (Public Education Coordinator, Communications Director). She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba and the Canadian Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative.
She is an Associate Editor for Qualitative Health Research and a Review Editor for Frontiers in Health Services.
Dr. Reynolds also has a passion for teaching, having taught Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology & Diagnosis, Program Evaluation & Consultation, Intervening with Children and Social Systems, and Psychological Services Centre Practicum Supervision. Dr. Reynolds was the recipient of the 2020 Department of Psychology Teaching Award.