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Faculty and Staff

Daniel Howes, MD, FRCPC

Daniel Howes, MD, FRCPC

Director of the CSC

Dr. Dan Howes has been a passionate proponent of simulation in medical education for almost 20 years. In his role as Director, Dan is dedicated to supporting the Queen’s Clinical Simulation Centre staff create a positive, innovative space for a full spectrum of learners.

Dr. Howes is dual certified in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, and has had a career focus on Resuscitation Medicine. Dan is a Professor in the Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and serves as the current Head of the Department of Critical Care Medicine. Dan is the founder and director of the Kingston Resuscitation Institute, and started the first Fellowship in Resuscitation and Reanimation through the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s. When not at work, he is happiest in the woods playing with his wife and two children.

Kim Garrison

Kim Garrison

Operations Manager

I have worked at Queen’s University in administrative roles for over 25 years. Queen’s generously allowed me to obtain my post-secondary education from the Department of Psychology as a mature student while working full-time. I graduated in the spring of 2010 and was hired as the Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC) Operation’s Manager that fall.
 
My aim, as is that of all the staff at the CSC, is to provide a welcoming and nurturing educational atmosphere for students, faculty, staff and the Queen’s community. If you would like to host your educational program at our Centre or visit for a tour, it is as simple as contacting me at 613-533-3340 or kim.garrison@queensu.ca and I will guide you through the process.

Jeremy Babcock

Jeremy Babcock

Lead Technical Lab Assistant

Jeremy is our Senior Technical Lab Assistant who has worked at the Clinical Simulation Centre since 2011. In 2012 he graduated from the Control Engineering Technician program at St. Lawrence College with distinction and joined the team full time. Jeremy assists faculty and staff with day to day operations and is the go to person for any of your technology related needs.

You can find Jeremy programming, repairing and operating simulators in the lab. You may also find him in the control room creating high definition A/V recordings or in the workshop 3D printing. His areas of interest include high fidelity patient simulation, augmented/virtual reality and 3D printing.

Loren Fleming

Loren Fleming

Technical Lab Assistant

Loren is our Technical lab assistant who has worked at the Clinical Simulation Centre since 2014. Before joining the Clinical Simulation Centre, he was the Senior Simulation Technician for the Kingston Resuscitation Institute at Kingston General Hospital. His previous background comes from the Canadian Forces Medical Service with clinical and field operational training. He has been involved with Military and Medical high fidelity simulation since 2003 and continues to seek out new challenges at the CSC.