Hannah Dudney

Research Analyst
Improving Accessibility of our National Parks

Hannah is a Research Analyst with the Engineering Health team at the UHN KITE Research Institute. She completed her Master’s degree in Sustainable Leisure Management at Vancouver Island University with a focus on accessibility in popular and crowded parks. Hannah has a background in health and wellbeing, graduating from the University of Western Ontario (Western University) in 2019 with a bachelor of arts in sociology of population, aging and health. She also explored her passion for wellbeing within the travel and tourism industry, completing a diploma in travel and tourism at St. Clair College.

Hannah joined the Engineering Health Lab in 2021. Alongside team members, she has worked on a preliminary document for Accessibility Standards Canada, conducting analyses of various standards and guidelines for accessible tourism. Hannah is currently a part of the Accessible Parks Canada team where she is assisting with the 2023 Parks Accessibility Conference and other related projects.