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Ruth Simpson

Associate Teaching Professor (Retired)

Faculty of Health Sciences

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 2032
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1G 0C5

905.721.8668 ext. 2704

Research topics

  • point-of-care technology
  • lab information systems as teaching tool
  • education
  • teaching and hearing-impaired

Research and expertise

  • Background and interests

    Ruth Simpson holds a Medical Laboratory Technology diploma from Fanshawe College in London, Ontario. She is currently working towards completing her Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences degree at Ontario Tech University.

    Prior to joining the university, Ruth worked in clinical practice as a registered medical laboratory technologist and point-of-care co-ordinator. She is currently teaching across disciplines in the university's Medical Laboratory Science program.

    Research interests include:

    • Point-of-care technology.
    • The use of laboratory information systems as a teaching tool.
  • Courses taught

    Courses taught (past and present) at the undergraduate level:

    • Clinical Biochemistry I
    • Clinical Biochemistry II
    • Introduction to Foundations in Clinical and Exercise Biochemistry
    • Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science
    • Simulated Clinical Practicum
  • Education
    Medical Laboratory Technology Diploma, Fanshawe College, London, Ontario