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Abdul-Razzak, Amane

Palliative Care Physician
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Oncology

amane.abdul-razzak@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Palliative care, advance care planning, mixed methods

Adair, Carol E.

Adjunct Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Community Health Sciences

ceadair@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Mental health services research (especially measurement e.g. PROMS/PREMS), psychiatric epidemiology.

Adams, Cindy

Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

cadams@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects: 
Population health, animal welfare, communication skills, social and child welfare, assessment

Aghajafari, Fariba

Associate Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences

fariba.aghajafari@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Systematic review, pregnancy, refugee health, health services research
Projects: The COVID-19 Primary Care Integrated Pathway: A Potential Healthy Neighbourhood

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Ahmed, Sofia

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

Nephrologist
Alberta Health Services

sofia.ahmed@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Kidney, renal hemodynamics, cardiorenal physiology

Allison, Sandra

Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia

Adjunct Professor
School of Health Sciences
College of Arts Social and Health Sciences
University of Northern British Columbia

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences
University of Manitoba

sandrallison@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Environmental Health, Population Health, Community Health, Community Oriented Primary Care, Primary Care

Almekhlafi, Mohammed

Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences, Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology

mohammed.almekhlafi1@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Stroke, endovascular therapy, meta-analysis

Ambasta, Anshula

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Affiliate Faculty
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

aambasta@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects: 
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

 

Aparicio-Ting, Fabiola

Senior Instructor
Department of Community Health Sciences

feaparic@ucalgary.ca

Research Interest / Projects: 
Social epidemiology, health behaviour, education scholarship

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Arain, Mubashir

Senior Research and Evaluation Consultant
Workforce Evaluation
Alberta Health Services

mubashiraslam.arain@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health services research, evaluation, primary health care, patient engagement

Armson, Heather

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Assistant Dean
CME and Professional Development

armson@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Practice change; small group learning in CME, knowledge translation, role of community in learning, commitment-to-change, continuing professional 

Arnold, Bruce

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology

barnold@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects: 
Social Psychology. Collecting end-of-life narratives from hospice and palliative care patients to complement current psychosocial "total pain" and quality of life.

 

Arvai, Joe

Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise;
Director 

Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise
University of  Michigan

jlarvai@umich.edu

Research Interests / Projects
Decision science, risk, well being, poverty, development, engagement, environment, climate change

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Austen-Wiebe, Val

Senior Provincial Director
Population, Public and Indigenous Health SCN
Alberta Health Services

val.austen-wiebe@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient safety and culture, qualitative research, community health assessment, knowledge exchange, system capacity evaluation

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Bains-Maki, Pam

Registered Nurse
Alberta Health Services

pam.bains-maki@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects: 
Global health, public policy

Bandali, Farah

Director
Healthy Children and Families
Healthy Living, Population Public and Indigenous Health
Alberta Health Services

farah.bandali@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Best practices in school health promotion

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Barber, Claire

Assistant Professor
Division of Rheumatology and Department of Community Health Sciences

cehbarbe@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:  
Rheumatoid arthritis, quality of care, health services research

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Barkema, Herman W.

Professor
Departments of Production Animal Health and Community Health Sciences

Scientific Director
Antimicrobial Resistance - Once Health Consortium

Lead
University of Calgary Biostatistic Centre

barkema@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology, prevention and control of infectious diseases with animal and public health perspectives, One Health, antimicrobial resistance, inflammatory bowel disease

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Barnabe, Cheryl

Associate Professor
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine and Department of Community Health Sciences

Senior Scientist
Arthritis Research Canada

ccbarnab@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Rheumatoid arthritis, Aboriginal rheumatic disease epidemiology

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Baugh Littlejohns, Lori

Principal consultant
Eddy Turn Consulting and Research

Research Associate
University of Sydney

lori@eddyturnconsulting.com

Research Interests /Projects:
Health promotion action on social determinants of health and inequity; chronic disease prevention, comprehensive primary health care, evaluation of health promotion interventions; public health and health promotion competencies; social sustainability; community participation, intersectoral collaboration

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Baylis, Barry

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

Executive Co-Leader
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

baylis@ucalgary.ca

Research Interest / Projects:
Cardiovascular disease risk assessment and reduction, diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy, hypertension, lipid disorders, obesity, thrombophillia, and innovation in healthcare

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Beall, Reed

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

reed.beall@ucalgary.ca 

Research Interests / Projects:
Access to medicines; Health and pharmaceutical policy (especially intellectual property); Population health / social determinants of health (inequities); Global health; Health Technology and Impact Assessment; Healthy aging; Healthy cities; social epidemiology

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Beck, Cynthia (Cindy)

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry

cindy.beck@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Mental Health, Health Services, Epidemiology

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Beckie, Jo Ann

Director
Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management
Alberta Health Services

joann.beckie@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Primary Care; Primary Care Networks; research and knowledge informed strategic decision making in a systems environment; Utilizing a population health and public health backdrop to inform business planning and optimize primary care resources/strategies/services/approaches.

Benzies, Karen

Professor and Associate Dean Research
Faculty of Nursing

Adjunct Research Professor
Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences

benzies@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Social vulnerability, resilience, parenting, early childhood development, behavioural neuroscience, community-based research 

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Beran, Tanya

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

tnaberan@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Prevention, public education, program evaluation

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Bergman, June S.

Associate Professor Emerita
Department of Family Medicine

Surveyor of Health Systems
Accreditation Canada

bergman@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Primary care, primary care evaluation, chronic disease management, adverse childhood experiences, chronic pain
Project: partnering with Covenant Living to develop a seniors low rental or condo unity.

Bertazzon, Stefania

Associate Professor
Department of Geography

Co-Lead
Geography of Health & GIS Analysis Research Group

bertazzs@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects: 
Health geography, spatial analysis, GIS (geographic information science)

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Bharwani, Aleem

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Director, Public Policy and Strategic Partnerships
Cumming School of Medicine

Lead for Public Policy
O'Brien Institute Executive Committee

aleem.bharwani@gmail.com

Research Interest / Projects:
Innovation, leadership, strategy, health policy and health management, social policy

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Bhindi, Bimal

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Urologist Oncologist
Alberta Health Services

bimal.bhindi@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Kidney cancer, prostate cancer, clinical outcomes, health services research, prostate cancer screening

Bichel, Allison

Senior Provincial Director
Maternal Newborn Child & Youth SCN
Alberta Health Services

allison.bichel@ahs.ca

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Bierman, Alex

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology

aebierma@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
How health intersects family and religion across the life course, particularly in late life; how core social statuses, race, gender, and SES influence health and stress; how experiences within the primary social institutions that structure daily life contribute to stress exposure and moderate the effects of additional social-based stressors

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Bijvank, Marco

Assistant Professor
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Haskayne School of Business

mbijvank@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Healthcare Operations Management, Supply Chain Management

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Billington, Emma

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Department of Medicine

Physician
Dr. David Hanley Osteoporosis Centre
Alberta Health Services

emma.billington@ahs.ca

Research interest / Projects:
Osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, nutrition, health services research, clinical trials

Birdsell, Judy

Board Chair
Imagine Citizens Collaborating for Health

judy@imaginecitizens.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient engagement, co-design, health policy, mental health, digital health, seniors and aging, community based health, health outcomes 
Projects: See imaginecitizens.ca

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Birney, Arden

Project Manager
Alberta Health Services

arden.birney@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Continuing care, patient and family centred care, stakeholder engagement, integrated e-technology in patient care

Bischak, Diane

Professor Emerita
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Haskayne School of Business

dbischak@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health care operations management, systems simulation modeling, quality control

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Black, Amanda

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

ablack@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology, knowledge translation, implementation science, injury prevention, sport-related concussion, theory-driven implementation, behaviour change and evaluation.

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Blanchard, Ian

Scientist
Emergency Medical Services
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Community Health Sciences

ian.blanchard@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic, Ambulance, Prehospital, Projects: Canadian Sudden Cardiac Arrest Network (C-SCAN)

Bostick, Jason

Health Promotion Facilitator
Healthy Children and Families
Alberta Health Services

jason.bostick@ahs.ca

Boucher, Paul

Intensivist and Medical Director
Cardiovascular Intensive Care unit
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Cardiac Sciences

paul.boucher@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Critical Care, End of Life Care, Public policy

Boulton, Tiffany

Instructor
Department of Community Health Sciences

tiffany.boulton@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Disability; Chronic Illness; Women's Health; Medicalization; Health Policy; Qualitative Methods Developing a research project on disabled women's experiences of maternity care services.

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Bourassa, Cheryl

Executive Director
Emergency Management
Alberta Health Services

cheryl.bourassa@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Impact of disasters / emergencies on vulnerable populations ; Research modeling; capacity for responding to major events; Staff perception of organizational preparedness; incident management capabilities; Behavioural health impacts of emergencies.

 

 

Brennand, Erin

Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

eabrenna@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Women's health ; gynaecology ; health services research; pelvic floor disorders ; clinical trials
Projects: MidUrethral Sling Tensioning (MUST) Trial and Uterine preservation versus hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse surgery

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Brenner, Darren

Assistant Professor
Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences

Associate Director of Research
Forzani and MacPhail Colon Cancer Screening Centre
Alberta Health Services

darren.brenner@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cancer Epidemiology, Cancer Outcomes, Prevention Research, Epidemiologic Methods, Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Current research projects include: Machine learning applications in cancer prevention, screening and treatment

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Brenner, Jennifer

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Paediatrics and Medicine

Director
Healthy Child Uganda
Community Engagement - Local and Global

Paediatrician
Alberta Health Services

jlbrenne@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Global health, paediatrics and maternal health

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Bresee, Lauren

Scientific Advisor
Canadian Agency for Drug and Technology in Health (CADTH)

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

laurenb@cadth.ca

Research Interests / Projects: 
Epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, health technology assessment
Projects: working with the Scientific Advice, Common Drug Review, and pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review programs. Probiotics to reduce clostridium difficile infection and antibiotic associated diarrhea in hospitalized older adult patients receiving antibiotics. Prescribing higher-priced medicines: Implications for payers, patients, and chronic disease management.

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Bridel, William

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

william.bridel@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Sport sociology; gender, sexuality, and sport; bullying; inclusion; sport policy; sport-related pain and injury; qualitative research methods; poststructuralism. Projects include: A qualitative case study of LGBTQI2S+ inclusion in Canadian skating, Efficacy of painted designs on playgrounds in relation to children's physical activity levels

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Brien, Susan

Director of public reporting on health system performance in Ontario
Health Quality Ontario

susan.brien@hqontario.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Policy, quality reporting, health indicators, scoping reviews

Brierley, Meaghan

Research and Evaluation Consultant
Research Innovation and Analytics
Alberta Health Services

m.brierley@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Communication; Science, Technology, and Society

Briggs, Tom

Executive Director
Measurement and Reporting
Alberta Health Services

tom.briggs@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects
Currently conducting applied work for Population Health Observatory Calgary zone. Also a research and evaluation consultant for Chronic Disease Management

Brindle, Mary

Associate Professor and Associate Department Head
Department of Surgery

Associate Professor 
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
EQuIS (Efficiency Quality and Innovation Safety) Research Platform

mary.brindle@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Neonatal, fetal, population-based outcomes, surgery, diaphragmatic hernia, gastroschisis

 

Brockton, Nigel

Director of Research
American Institute for Cancer Research

ntbrockt@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cancer. Molecular epidemiology; role of inflammation in cancer etiology and progression, particularly of the breast, colorectum and head and neck

 

 

Brown, Allison

Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

allison.brown@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical education, quality improvement, patient safety, research methods, innovation, performance analytics
Projects: exploring the impact of the COVID-19 on medical students and residents 

Brown, Cary

Professor
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Alberta

cary.brown@ualberta.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pain; sleep; KT

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Brown, John

Professor and Dean
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape

brownj@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Aging in Place, Vibrant Communities, Spatial Equity, Resiliency

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Bruno, Veronica

Clinical Assistant Professor
Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Medicine

Neurologist and Movement disorder specialist
Alberta Health Services

veronica.bruno@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects
Global Neurology - Parkinson's disease - Epilepsy - Economic burden of neurological diseases

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Buchner, Denise

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Consultant
Impact Consulting Services Ltd.

dlbuchne@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Monitoring and evaluation, research, maternal and child health, global health, international development

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Bulloch, Andrew

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

bulloch@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects
Psychiatric epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology

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Burns, Ryan

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography

Visiting Scholar
Department of Geography
University of British Columbia

Council member
O'Brien Institute's Early Faculty Council

ryan.burns1@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Digital geographies, digital health infrastructure, political-economy, urban GIScience, smart cities, open data, digital humanitarianism, critical social theory

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Burns, Victoria

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Social Work

victoria.burns@ucalgary.ca 

Research Interests / Projects:
Homelessness, aging, housing, home, place, social determinants of health, harm reduction, qualitative research

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Butalia, Sonia

Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

sbutalia@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests: 
Diabetes, Population Health, Health Services Research, Endocrinology

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Cabaj, Jason

Medical Officer of Health
Calgary Zone
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

jlcabaj@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Public health practice, immunization, environmental health, medical education

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Cai, Pin

Senior Research Analyst
Health Outcomes
Alberta Health Services

pin.cai@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Data; knowledge synthesis and translation

Caird, Jeff

Professor
Department of Psychology

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

jkcaird@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Human Factors, Patient Safety, Traffic Safety
Projects: Nurses' eye movements during peripheral intravenous catheterization. Decision app for anticoagulant choice in patients with atrial fibrillaion.

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Campbell, David

Professor Emeritus
Department of Medicine

Adjunct Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Cardiac Sciences

dcampbel@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Hypertension prevention and control, nutrition policy, and public health
Projects: Resolve to Save Lives, Hearts in the America's,

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Campbell, Norm

Professor
General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine

Adjunct Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Physiology & Pharmacology

ncampbel@ucalgary.ca

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Carr, Eloise

Professor
Faculty of Nursing

ecarr@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pain, Health Professionals Pain Education, Mixed Methods, Knowledge Translation, Human-Animal Bond and Chronic Pain, Patient Engagement
Projects include: Companion dog access to public spaces evidence-base and consistency: A policy scoping review. 

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Casebeer, Ann

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

alcasebe@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Participatory Health Policy and Decision Making - Evaluation - Networking - Change Processes -Organizational Learning

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Castillo, Eliana

Clinical Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology

castillo@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Implementation, Pregnancy, Vaccination, Reproductive Infectious Diseases, Knowledge Dissemination

Cawthorpe, David

Research and Evaluation Coordinator in Psychiatry
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry

Adjunct Associate Professor
International Graduate Medical Education
University Ambrosiana, Italy

cawthord@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Child Adolescent Psychiatry Development Population Health Neuroscience

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Ceilin, Vivian

Director
Business Operations
Calgary Counselling Centre

vivian.ceilin@calgarycounselling.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Using and creating various health assessment and surveillance mechanisms in order to identify community needs, issues and resources and affect positive change

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Chaput, Kathleen

Assistant Professor
Departments of Obstetrics and Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Paediatrics

khchaput@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Perinatal epidemiology, Mental Health, Addictions, Breastfeeding, Qualitative, Inflammation, Perinatal health services, Infant development, Parenting

 

Checkley, Sylvia

Associate Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

Adjunct Professor
Division of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine

Program Lead
Environmental Prov Lab

sylvia.checkley@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
One Health; Antimicrobial Stewardship, Use and Resistance; Water Quality; Human-Dog interactions; Animal Health and Environmental Surveillance

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Chen, Guanmin

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

guchen@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patients Outcomes, Biostatistical Method, Health Research Methodology, Health Administrative Data, Epidemiological Methods

Cheng, Adam

Associate Professor, Simulation Educator and Paediatric Lead
Department of Paediatrics

Director of Research and Development
KidSIM-ASPIRE Simulation Research Program
Alberta Health Services

adam.cheng@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Simulation, resuscitation, debriefing, technology, skills, cardiopulmonary resuscitation

 

Cheung, Winson

Professor
Department of Oncology

Provincial Director of Health Services Research
Cancer Control Alberta
Alberta Health Services

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of British Columbia

winson.cheung@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health services, outcomes, population, real world, oncology, cancer

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Chowdhury, Tanvir Turin

Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Family Medicine

Scholarship Director
Department of Family Medicine

turin.chowdhury@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Newcomer health and wellness, integrated knowledge translation, community engagement, primary care access, health and wellness literacy, risk perception
Projects include: Labour market integration of internationally trained health professionals through alternative career pathways.

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Churchill, Katie

Senior Practice Lead
Practice Based Research
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Neuroscience

Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Alberta

katie.churchill@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Capacity building, clinical research, rehabilitation

 

Clarke, Ann

Professor
Division of Rheumatology,
Department of Medicine

aeclarke@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Systemic lupus erythematosus, food allergy, chronic autoimmune and atopic diseases

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Clement, Fiona

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
Health Technology Assessment Unit

fclement@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Economic evaluation, health technology assessment, costing methodology, drug reimbursement policy, policy embedded research

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Coffin, Carla

Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases

Medical Director
Liver Unit and Viral Hepatitis Clinic
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Senior Advisor Global Health
Global Health Office
Department of Medicine

cscoffin@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Hepatitis B, liver disease, viral hepatitis, HIV co-infection, liver cancer.

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Colgan, Simon

Palliative Care Physician
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Lecturer
Department of Oncology

simon.colgan@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Vulnerable populations, homelessness, palliative care, end of life care.
Projects: physician lead and founder of CAMPP

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Congly, Stephen

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Alberta Health Services

secongly@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health economics, health technology assessment, access to care, liver disease, cirrhosis, transplant, policy, resource utilization, equity, liver cancer

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Conly, John

Professor
Departments of Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Medical Director
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

Co-Director, Research and Finance
Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

john.conly@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
MRSA infections from a population perspective; policy changes to prevent MRSA infections; epidemiology of antimicrobial prescribing practices within populations; limiting the spread of nosocomial infections within hospitals.

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Cooke, Lara

Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience

Head
Section of Neurology
Department of Neuroscience

lcooke@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical education, continuing professional development, health services research, Choosing Wisely, Audit and Feedback, quality improvement

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Cork, Susan

Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

sccork@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Infectious Diseases and Diagnostics, Wildlife Diseases & Conservation, Veterinary Public Health, One Health and the interaction between humans, animals and the environment 

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Crabtree, Ann E.

Consulting Physician
Calgary Chronic Pain Centre
Alberta Health Services

Consulting Physician
Prescription Drug Misuse, Health, and Wellness
College of Physician and Surgeons of Alberta

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

acrabtree@shaw.ca

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Crowshoe, Chelsea

Director
Indigenous Health Program South
Alberta Health Services

chelsea.crowshoe@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Aboriginal Health; Cultural Competency/Safety

 

Crowshoe, Lynden (Lindsay)

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Director
Indigenous Health Program
Cumming School of Medicine

Physician
Elbow River Healing Lodge

crowshoe@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Indigenous health, diabetes, chronic disease, dementia, cognition, equity, anti-racism, primary health care and policy, resilience, survivance, health promotion through art and sport, Indigenous health education

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Crump, Trafford

Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Surgery

trafford@crumpemail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient-reported outcomes, health-related quality of life, preferences, utilities, methods

Crutcher, Rodney

Professor Emeritus
Department of Medicine

crutcher@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
medical education, global health

Csizmadi, Ilona

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences and Oncology

icsizmad@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cancer. Etiologic roles of nutrition and energy balance in cancer and its risk factors. Prevention programs for energy imbalance, obesity and obesity related risk factors.

 

Culos-Reed, Nicole

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Associate Dean (Graduate)
Faculty of Kinesiology

Adjunct Professor
Department of Oncology

nculosre@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Physical activity, exercise psychology, community outreach, cancer rehabilitation, survivorship, cancer prevention, quality of life, psychosocial oncology, knowledge translation

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Cunning, Leslie R.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Lead Physician
Calgary Rural Primary Care Network

lcunning@shaw.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Change management/development evaluation

 

Currie, Gillian

Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Paediatrics

Associate Director
Health Economics Research

currie@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health economics

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Currie, Shawn

Director
Adult NW Addiction and Mental Health Services (Calgary Zone)
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Associate Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology

scurrie@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Mental health and addictions, concurrent disorders and comorbidity, gambling, mental health in the workplace, chronic pain, sleep disorders, patient experience

 

Cuthbert, Colleen

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Nursing

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Oncology

cacuthbe@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Services Research, Mixed Methods Research, Patient Oriented Research, Cancer Survivorship, Models of Care

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Dalton, Bruce

Clinical Practice Leader
Infectious Diseases
Alberta Health Services

bruce.dalton@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Infectious diseases, antibiotic utilization, Antimicrobial Stewardship

Davachi, Shahnaz

Program Lead
Provincial Strategic Coordination
Primary health Care
Alberta Health Services

Director
Policy and Strategic Partnerships
Provincial Primary Health Care
Alberta Health Services

shahnaz.davachi@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Disparities; socio-cultural factors in accessing information and services; Best strategies for primary prevention of chronic illnesses

Davis, Catherine

Consultant
Trauma Informed Care
Alberta Health Services

catherine.davis@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Mental health, suicide, social determinants of health

Dayal, Deepak

Administrative Support
Research Urgent Mental Health/Police and Crisis Team
Sheldon Chumir Health Centre
Alberta Health Services

deepak.dayal@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Mental health, anthropology, medical anthropology, public health, health policy, vulnerable populations, health promotion, psychology

de Koning, Lawrence

Clinical Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences, Paediatrics, and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Biochemist
Calgary Laboratory Services

lawrence.dekoning@cls.ab.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology, nutrition, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, biochemical markers, clinical chemistry, statistics, administrative data

Deardon, Rob

Professor
Departments of Production Animal Health and Mathematics and Statistics

robert.deardon@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Infectious disease modeling and surveillance, Bayesian statistics, biostatistics, computational statistics, data science.

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dela Cruz, Aniela

Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing

aniela.delacruz@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
HIV/AIDS, STBBIs, Stigma, Health of Newcomers and Immigrants, Health of Indigenous Peoples, Social Determinants of Health, Population and Public Health, Public Health Policy, Community Based Research, Cultural Safety, Intersectionality, Qualitative Methodology, Narrative Inquiry, Applied Research - Program Evaluation.

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Delon, Sandra

Director
Chronic Disease Prevention and Oral Health
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

sandra.delon@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Chronic disease prevention, risk factors

Desjardine, Patricia

Practicum Coordinator
Department of Community Health Sciences

Sessional Instructor
Department of Community Health Sciences

padesjar@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Advocacy and education on behalf of children with special needs; Raising public awareness of disability issues for children and their families; Inclusive education; Child Human Rights; Reflective practice.

Devolin, Maureen

Executive Director
Population, Public and Aboriginal Health
Alberta Health Services

maureen.devolin@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Maternal Child and Youth, Population Health

Dickinson, James (Jim)

Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences

dickinsj@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Surveillance of Influenza, evaluation of vaccine effectiveness. Critical evaluation of screening for cancer, and preventive health care in general. Policy for preventive care, and its application in clinical practice.

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Dimitropoulos, Gina

Associate Professor
Departments of Social Work, Paediatrics, and Psychiatry

gdimit@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Adolescents and Emerging Adults, Mental Health, Child Welfare, Mental Health and Complex Health Needs, Child Maltreatment, Organization and Delivery of Services, Discrimination and Perception, Outcomes-Based Service Delivery, Eating Disorders, Clinical Practice, Stigma, Transition Through Care, Health System Integration, Organization and Delivery of Service. 

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Dixon, Elijah

Deputy Head
Department of Surgery

Professor
Departments of Surgery, Community Health Sciences, and Oncology

Surgeon
Alberta Health Services

elijah.dixon@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Services Research; Health technology assessment; Quality improvement; Systematic reviews; Clinical epidemiology

Doig, Christopher

Professor
Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Internal Medicine

cdoig@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Sepsis, intensive care

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Donnelly, Tam Truong

Professor
Faculty of Nursing

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

tdonnell@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health promotion and disease prevention, multicultural health care, women's health care, breast cancer screening, infectious diseases, mental health, cardiovascular, maternal - child health

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Donnon, Tyrone

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

tldonnon@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Resiliency assessment and development, cognitive and noncognitive assessment and evaluation, medical education teaching and learning in post-secondary settings; use of advanced statistical analysis methods and teaching and assessment strategies in simulation-based research projects; development of measures related to resiliency development.

Donovan, Lois E.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

Medical Director
Diabetes in Pregnancy
Department of Medicine

lois.donovan@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects
- Diabetes in Pregnancy, Thyroid in Pregnancy, Epidemiology, Monogenic Diabetes
- CONCEPTT Kids: examining the association between measures of glycemic control and neurocognitive and adiposity outcomes

Dort, Joseph

Professor
Department of Surgery

Executive Director
Ohlson Research Initiative
Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

jdort@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Head and neck cancer, clinical outcomes, clinical effectiveness, tumour tissue interrogation, bio markers

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Dosani, Aliyah

Professor
Department of Health, Community and Education
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Mount Royal University

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

adosani@mtroyal.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Population/Public Health; Community Health; Global Health; Maternal, Infant and Child Health; and Social Justice.

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Doyle-Baker, Tish

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape

pdoyleba@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Preventative Health, Health Promotion, Exercise Interventions, Chronic Disease (special interest in obesity), and Osteoarthritis (special interest in knee injury)

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Drolet, Julie

Professor
Faculty of Social Work

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

jdrolet@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
International social work; field education; immigration; social protection; disasters; climate change; gender; qualitative research; resilience; 
Projects: Training caregivers of orphaned and vulnerable children nationwide in Eswatini. 

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Drummond, Neil

Associate Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Chair
Primary Care Research
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Alberta

neil.drummond@ualberta.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Care for dementia, primary care research networks, primary care health surveillance, health in vulnerable populations

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Dubyk, Alexander-Sandy

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

Director
Alberta Academic Health Network

amdubyk@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Precision health, precision medicine, health policy, primary prevention, secondary prevention, therapeutics, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, pharmacists, pharmacy, entrepreneurship, innovation, commercialization, continuity of patient care, patient transfer

 

Ducey, Ariel

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Sociology

aducey@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical sociology, health care policy, health care work and occupations, political economy, science and technology studies

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Duffy, Anne

Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Calgary and Queens University

Adjunct Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto

Co-Director
Mood Disorders Centre of Ottawa
University of Ottawa

acduffy@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
High-risk, mood disorders, psychiatric illness, genetics, risk prediction, psychological and biological markers

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Duttchen, Kaylene

Anesthesiologist
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

kaylene.duttchen@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Anesthesia, lactate, airway, pain

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Eagle, Chris

Board Member
Board of Directors
Calgary Health Trust

Professor Emeritus
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Anaesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Adjunct Professor
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management
School of Public Health
University of Alberta

eaglec@shaw.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health systems design and performance measurement

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Edwards, Alun

Professor Emeritus
Department of Medicine

aedwards@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Retired

Edwards, Meaghan

Instructor
Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
Department of Community Health Sciences

meaghan.edwards@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Quality of Life, Social Support, Informal and Formal Supports, Families, Disability, Mental Health, Mental Health Recovery, Community-Based Research Models, Mixed Methods Research Methodology, Ethics

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Edwards, Sarah

Senior Epidemiologist
ICES

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

sarah.edwards@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Surveillance, health status assessment, epidemiological methods, health equity, smoking cessation, vaccination

Ellaway, Rachel

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Research Co-Director
Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship

rachel.ellaway@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health professional education, educational systems, community engagement, health and educational technologies, philosophy of science

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Elliott, Charlene

Professor
Department of Communication, Media and Film

Research Chair
Food Policy, Marketing and Children's Health
University of Calgary

charlene.elliott@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Childhood Obesity, impact of food marketing (and food policy) on dietary habits and behaviour. food promotion, food labeling, food regulation, food policy.

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Elliott, Meghan

Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology and Department of Community Health Sciences

meghan.elliott@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient engagement, patient-oriented research, chronic kidney disease, qualitative research, knowledge translation

 

Elton, David

Special Advisor
Max Bell Foundation

eltond@maxbell.org

Research Interests / Projects:
Intervention strategies for vulnerable children & families; how the environment influences brain & or child development; early origins of addictive disease; biological basis of behavioural addictions

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Emery, Carolyn

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology and Departments of Community Health Sciences and Paediatrics

Chair 
Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre

caemery@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Injury epidemiology, physiotherapy, sport and recreation, paediatrics, injury prevention, concussion, musculoskeletal injury, rehabilitation, osteoarthritis

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Esdaile, John

Adjunct Professor
Department of Medicine

Professor
Department of Medicine
University of British Columbia

Scientific Director
Arthritis Research Canada

jesdaile@arthritisresearch.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology, musculoskeletal

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Esmail, Rosmin

Provincial Trauma Epidemiologist
Trauma Services
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Oncology

rosmin.esmail@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Knowledge translation, health technology assessment, health technology reassessment, quality improvement, patient safety.

 

Etches, Nicholas

Medical Officer of Health Lead
Provincial Harm Reduction Program
Alberta Health Services

Physician
Metro City Medical Clinic

nicholas.etches@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Quality improvement, patient safety and quality management, applied public health

Exner, Derek

Professor
Departments of Cardiac Sciences and Community Health Sciences

Medical Director
IMPACT Clinical Trials Program
University of Calgary

Chief Medical Officer
HelpWear

exner@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Clinical trials, cardiology, epidemiology

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Exner-Cortens, Deinera

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Calgary Division
Faculty of Social Work

deinera.exner2@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Adolescent; mental health promotion; school mental health; violence prevention
Projects: Our projects focus on supporting schools and community organizations to promote mental health and prevent violence among adolescents. For more information on our current projects, please visit www.hopelab.ca.

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Ezeife, Doreen

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Oncology

Medical Oncologist
Oncology
Alberta Health Services

doreen.ezeife@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cancer drug access, cancer drug funding, multi-criteria decision analysis, lung cancer and AI, evolution in clinical endpoints, and NCIC BR34 clinical trial economic evaluation.

 

 

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Fabreau, Gabriel

Assistant Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Medicine

gefabrea@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health disparities, quality of care, socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender inequities

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Falvo, Nick

Research Consultant
Nick Falvo Consulting

Section Editor
Canadian Review of Social Policy

falvo.nicholas@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Social policy

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Faris, Peter

Senior Scientist and Director
Data and Analytics
Health Services Statistical and Analytic Methods
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

peter.faris@ahs.ca

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Study Design, Study Methods, Cardiology, Orthopaedics

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Fast, Victoria

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography

victoria.fast@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Geographic Information Science, Participatory Mapping, Volunteered Geographic Information, Spatial Analytics, Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, Accessibility Mapping, Active Transit, Digital Injustice in the Smart City

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Feasby, Thomas

Professor Emeritus
Department of Clinical Neuroscience

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

feasby@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health services research, overuse
Projects: Tanzania clinical skills enhancement project and International Guillain-Barre Syndrome Outcome Study (IGOS)

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Fenton, Tanis

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Nutrition Research Lead
Nutrition Services
Alberta Health Services

tfenton@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Growth, child, preterm infant, neonatology

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Fenwick, Peter

Managing Director
Fenwick and Associates Inc.

Expert Advisor
INNOVATE Calgary

djpeter.fenwick@icloud.com

Research Interests / Projects:
health system reform and good governance, innovation adoption, value for money/benefits realization analysis, values-based decision-making, health economics, research commercialization, procurement reform. 

Ferrer, Ilyan

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Social Work

ilyan.ferrer@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Gerontology; immigration; digital storytelling; intersectionality; life course

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Ferri de Barros, Fabio

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Surgery

Paediatric Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon
Alberta Health Services

Quality Improvement Lead 
Division of Paediatric Surgery
Department of Surgery

ferridb@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health services research, clinical research, resource allocation, quality of care

Fick, Gordon

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

ghfick@ucalgary.ca

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Fidler-Benaoudia, Miranda

Research Scientist
Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology

miranda.fidler@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Childhood cancer; adolescent and young adult cancer; survivorship; cancer surveillance; epidemiology; administrative health databases; social inequities
Projects:

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Fiest, Kristen

Director of Research and Innovation
Department of Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor
Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Psychiatry

kmfiest@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology; comorbidity; psychiatric conditions; depression; critical care

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Fine, Nowell

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiac Sciences

Clinical Director
Libin Cardiovascular Institute

nowell.fine@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cardiovascular, heart failure, diagnostic imaging, clinical outcomes based research, registry research

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Finegan, Donal

Anesthesiologist
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

donal.finegan@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Quality Improvement

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Fisher, Dina

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine

Medical Lead
Calgary Tuberculosis Service
Alberta Health Services

dina.fisher@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Tuberculosis; Non-tuberculous mycobacterial disease

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Flemons, Ward

Professor
Department of Medicine

Zone Clinical Section Chief
Respiratory Medicine
Department of Medicine

Respirologist
Foothills Medical Centre
Alberta Health Services

flemons@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient safety, quality improvement, sleep apnea syndromes

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Forbes, Nauzer

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology

Director
Therapeutic Endoscopy Training Program
Calgary Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

nauzer.forbes@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Endoscopy outcomes, health services research, meta-analysis, endoscopy quality, endoscopy education, randomized trials, prospective studies

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Forest, Pierre-Gerlier

Director
School of Public Policy

James S. and Barbara A. Palmer Chair
Public Policy
School of Public Policy

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

pgforest@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Sector Reform; Health System Performance; Primary Care Network; Healthcare Financing

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Foster, Sheri

Health Promotion Facilitator II
Population, Public and Indigenous Health
Alberta Health Services

sheri.foster@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
health promotion, chronic disease, prevention, screening, chronic psychological stress, tobacco cessation, Aboriginal health, health inequalities, women's health, clinical trails, project management

Freedman, Stephen

Professor
Departments of Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics

ACHF Professorship in Child Health and Wellness
Cumming School of Medicine

stephen.freedman@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Gastroenteritis, diarrhea, dehydration, vomiting, outcomes research, COVID-19.

 

Friedenreich, Christine

Scientific Director and Division Head
Cancer Research and Analytics
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research
Cancer Control Alberta
Alberta Health Services

Interim Scientific Director
O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Adjunct Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences, Kinesiology, and Oncology

christine.friedenreich@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cancer epidemiology, observational studies, randomized controlled trials, physical activity, prevention, public health, survivorship

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Friesen, Brent

Medical Officer of Health
Safety and Healthy Environment and Tobacco
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

brent.friesen@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Environmental health

 

Fuller, Christina

Senior Executive Advisor
Planning and Development
City of Calgary

christina.fuller@hotmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Aging populations, seniors, municipal services, healthy communities, age-friendly cities, built environment, healthy public policy, population health, social sustainability

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Gagnon, Michele

President
The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

mgagnon@palixfoundation.org

Research Interests / Projects:
Population health, in particular intervention research, health policy and policy making processes, global health governance, whole-of-government policy and policy making, knowledge translation, international relations

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Ghali, William

Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Executive Co-leader
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

Vice-President of Research
University of Calgary

wghali@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, venous thromboembolic disease. health system innovation for improving patient safety and quality of care.

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Ghosh, Sumantra 'Monty'

Physician
Opioid Dependency Program - Alberta Health Services, and The Alex Community Health Centre

Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine and Department of Neurology
University of Alberta

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine and Department of Psychiatry
University of Calgary

smghosh@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Homelessness, Substance Use Disorders, Addiction, Recovery Oriented Research, Harm Reduction, Hepatitis C, Linkage to Care, Health Inequities , Disaster Medicine. Projects: Cannabis for the Prophylactic Treatment of Migraine, Cirrhosis Care Alberta Program: Pathways to Cirrhosis Treatment

 

Gibson, Christine

Family Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Executive Director
Global Familymed Foundation

clgibson@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Family medicine, medical education, storytelling and narrative, health equity, global health, mental health and trauma therapy, social innovation and human centred design, community engagement and asset-based community development, participatory-action-research, addictions, refugee health

Gibson, Paul

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynacology

gibsonp@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pregnancy, Thrombosis, Hypertension, Cardiac Disease, Medical Education

Gill, John

Professor
Department of Medicine

Medical Director
Alberta HIV Clinic
Alberta Health Services

john.gill@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
HIV epidemiology, treatments, outcomes and economics

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Gilmour, Loreen

Assistant Scientific Director (Interim)
Kidney Health SCN

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Research Lead
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
Alberta Health Services

loreen.gil@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Vulnerable groups, knowledge transfer

 

Ginn, Carla

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Nursing

cginn@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Resiliency, Low Income, Social Isolation, Mental Health, Addiction, Child and Family Health, FNMI Health

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Godley, Jenny

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology

jgodley@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Social Network Analysis; Demography; Social Determinants of Health; Obesity; Eating Disorders; Reproductive Health; South and Southeast Asia

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Goldsworthy, Sandra

Associate Professor
Research Professorship in Simulation Nursing
Faculty of Nursing

sandra.goldsworthy@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Simulation, critical care, interprofessional education, resuscitation, healthy work environments, nurse retention

 

Goodarzi, Zahra

Assistant Professor
Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine

zahra.goodarzi@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Neuropsychiatric symptoms, Diagnostic Accuracy, Depression, Anxiety, Dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Health Services Research, Knowledge synthesis, knowledge translation

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Goopy, Suzanne Elizabeth

Adjunct Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing 

sgoopy@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Walkability, Newcomers, Public Transit, Healthy Communities, Health Care Professionals, Qualitative research, especially visual and engagement ethnography.

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Gotto, Geoffrey

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Surgery and Oncology

Urologic Surgeon
Southern Alberta Institute of Urology

drgotto@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Outcomes Research; Synoptic reporting initiative in Urology

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Goulet, Sharon

Indigenous Relations Strategist
Indigenous Housing
Indigenous Relations Office
City of Calgary

sharon.goulet@calgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Indigenous (FN, Metis and Inuit)

 

Graham, Andrew J.

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Surgery, Community Health Sciences, and Oncology

Head
Office of Surgical Quality
Throacic Surgery
Department of Surgery

andrew.graham@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Surgical Quality Improvement, Electronic Health Record, Adverse Event Reporting
Projects: Improvement In Length of Stay following Lung Resection, Improve discharge prescription of Opioids following Lung Resection

Grant, Christopher

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience

Physiatrist
Departments of Clinical Neurosciences, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Critical Care

christopher.grant@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Critical Care Rehabilitation, Trauma Rehabilitation, Patient Outcomes

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Gray, Deb

Manager
Mental Health Promotion and Illness Prevention
Alberta Health Services

debbie.gray@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
To promote mental health and to prevent the development of mental illness; to facilitate opportunities for health and mitigate the impact of inequities on health; the impact mental health has on a person's overall well-being; to develop proactive strategies that attempt to address root causes of poor mental health.

 

Greening, Stacy

Senior Operating Officer
QEII Regional Hospital and Area 9 Operations
Alberta Health Services

stacy.greening@ahs.ca

Griep, Yannick

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

Faculty Member
Stress Research Institute and the Division of Epidemiology
Stockholm University

yannick.griep@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Workplace mistreatment, volunteering, health and well-being, time-sensitive research methods

 

 

Grinman, Michelle

Clinical Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine Program
Department of Medicine

Medical Lead
Seniors, Palliative and Continuing Care and Complex Care Hub
Alberta Health Services

General Internal Medicine Specialist
Rockyview General Hospital
Alberta Health Services

michelle.grinman@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Seniors health, hospital at home, integration of care, vulnerable populations
Projects: Complex Care Hub Program 

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Hagel, Brent

Professor
Department of Paediatrics

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
Child and Family Health Research Unit
Department of Paediatrics

brent.hagel@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Evaluation of the intended and unintended effects of protective equipment use and injury prevention policies, with particular interest in child and adolescent sport and recreational injury prevention.

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Hagen, Neil

Professor Emeritus
Department of Oncology

neilhagen5@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Cancer pain; palliative care; neurological oncology; end of life care; knowledge management; advance care planning

Haines, Valerie

Professor
Department of Sociology

haines@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Connections among characteristics of where people live, the structure and content of their social networks and their health.

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Haines-Saah, Rebecca

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

rebecca.saah@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Mental Health and Substance Use; Gender; Qualitative Methods

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Hall, David

Associate Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

dchall@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Impact and quantitative measurement of ecosystem health management, the economics of newly emerging infectious diseases, delivery systems for veterinary services, prion diseases in ruminants, and measurement of welfare changes from integrated farming in developing countries.

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Hamilton, Douglas

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

douglas.hamilton@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Telemedicine and technology development

Hanley, David

Professor Emeritus
Departments of Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Oncology

dahanley@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Osteoporosis; The epidemiology of osteoporosis; Fracture intervention programs designed to identify patients presenting with osteoporotic fractures

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Hardcastle, Lorian

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Law and the Department of Community Health Sciences

lorian.hardcastle@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health law, health policy, professional regulation, hospital governance, patient safety, professional negligence

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Harrison, Alexandra

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

acharris@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient and Family Centred Care; Medical Education; healing partnerships and related capacity building between patients, families and providers; Health Care Organizations - structure, function and leadership.

Harrop, Robertson (Rob)

Head
Section of Plastic Surgery
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Professor
Department of Surgery

Section Chief
Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery

robertson.harrop@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Plastic surgery and epidemiologic research in injury and injury prevention; research in process improvement

Hatfield, Jennifer

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
Health and Society Program and Global Health Program
Cumming School of Medicine

jennifer.hatfield@ucalgary.ca

Hawe, Penny

Professor
School of Public Health
University of Sydney

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

penny.hawe@sydney.edu.au

Research Interests / Projects:
Strengthening the effectiveness of population-level preventive interventions - the theory, methods, economics and ethics

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Haywood, Julie

Director
Julie Haywood Consulting Ltd.

julie.haywood@btinternet.com

Research Interests / Projects:
System transformation, service re-design, improving health outcomes, innovation

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Hazlewood, Glen

Assistant Professor
Division of Rheumatology

glenhazlewood@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Systematic review, network meta-analysis, Bayesian methods, patient preferences, clinical practice guidelines, comparative effectiveness research

Healy, Bonnie

Executive Director
Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre

Chair
First Nations Information Governance Centre

Health Director
Blackfoot Confederacy

bhealy@afnigc.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
First Nations

Hebert, Marilynne

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Health Science Information
University of Victoria

hebert@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Knowledge Transfer: determining the message and delivering the message; applied aspects of e-health and e-learning in health; use of technology in knowledge transfer and knowledge dissemination.

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Hecker, Kent

Professor
Departments of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences and Community Health Sciences

kghecker@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Neuroeducation, educational neurosciences, measurement, assessment

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Heitman, Steven

Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Community Health Sciences

Medical Director
Forzani & MacPhail Colon Cancer Screening Centre
Alberta Health Services

steven.heitman@ucalgary.ca

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Hemmelgarn, Brenda

Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Nephrology

Department Head
Department Community Health Sciences

brenda.hemmelgarn@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Use of administrative data for research purposes; access to care in various ethnic groups, and in particular the First Nations population

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Henderson, Rita Isabel

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Indigenous Health Dialogue Co-Chair
Group for Research with Indigenous People

rihender@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Youth, Aboriginal, Inter-generational trauma, Canada, Chile

Hendrikse, Jesse

Instructor
Department of Community Health Sciences

jlhendri@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Philosophy of Science, Pluralism, Cross-disciplinary Research, Knowledge Translation, Integrated Knowledge Translation, Interactional Expertise, Education

Hergott, Christopher A. (Chris)

Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Respirology

Program Director
Interventional Pulmonary Medicine
Alberta Health Services

Associate Professor
Division of Respirology Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Saskatchewan

christopher.hergott@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical education and simulation, respiratory medicine, Interventional Pulmonary Medicine program

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Hewson, Jennifer

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

jahewson@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Gerontology, age-friendly communities, social participation and inclusion

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Highet, Megan

Applied Research Scientist
Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund
Alberta Health Services

Fellow
Health System Improvement Collaborative
School of Public Health
University of Alberta

mjhighet@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Innovation, Population and Public Health, Cancer Prevention, Integrated Knowledge Translation, Implementation Science, Health System Improvement

Hill, Michael

Professor
Departments of Neuroscience, Community Health Sciences, Medicine, and Radiology

Director
Stroke Unit
Calgary Stroke Program
Alberta Health Services

michael.hill@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Interests: Stroke, Projects: Stroke clinical trials, Stroke epidemiology, Clinical trials methodology

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Hilsden, Robert (Bob)

Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Community Health Sciences

rhilsden@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Colorectal Cancer, mass screening, colonoscopy

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Ho, Chester

Professor and Director
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Department of Medicine
University of Alberta

Adjunct Professor
Department of Neuroscience

Research Affiliate
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
Alberta Health Services

chester.ho@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pressure ulcer and spinal cord injury

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Hogan, David

Professor
Geriatric Medicine Program and Departments of Community Health Sciences and Neuroscience

Seniors' Health Lead
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

Academic Lead
The Brenda Strafford Foundation Ltd.

dhogan@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health services for older persons, population therapeutics, gerontechnology, dementia/cognitive impairment, frailty, falls, geriatric medicine

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Hollis, Aidan

Professor
Department of Economics

ahollis@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Economics, pharmaceuticals, innovation
Projects: One Health, Antibiotics, Rare diseases, Health Impact Fund

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Holroyd-Leduc, Jayna

Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Deputy Department Head (Academic)
Department of Medicine

Zone Clinical Section Chief
Section of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine

jayna.holroyd-leduc@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Aging and Geriatric Medicine. Translation and dissemination of research evidence/knowledge to improve the quality of care provided to older patients across the continuum of care

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Hrycak, Nina

Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing

hrycak@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
(1) Factors related to resilience and positive health outcomes for immigrant and refugee women, children and youth (2)Economic Downtown Risk Assessment

Hu, Jia

Medical Officer of Health
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

jia.hu@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health policy, pharmaceutical policy, global health, communicable disease research, management consulting

Hu, Liang

Associate Professor
Zhejiang University

lianghu@zju.edu.cn

Research Interests / Projects:
Physical activity, fitness, psychological well-being, cognitive function

Hughson, E. Anne

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation
Department of Community Health Sciences

hughson@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Violence and disability, parenting with a developmental disability, family advocacy/ leadership development, inclusive education, ethics of inclusion and caring, social program evaluation research, mental health supports for individuals with disabilities and complex needs, professional education in community and disability field, community capacity building, individual and collective advocacy, social movements, human service systems innovation

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Innes, Grant

Health Services Researcher
Department of Emergency Medicine

Professor
Department of Community Health Science

grant.innes@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Emergency, cardiac care, renal colic, health services, access block, emergency overcrowding
Projects: Diagnostic and prognostic value of hydronephrosis

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Ismail, Zahinoor

Associate Professor
Departments of Psychiatry, Community Health Sciences, and Neuroscience

ismailz@ucalgary.ca

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Jackson, Jennifer

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Nursing

jennifer.jackson1@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Nursing, social determinants of health, resilience, harm reduction, technology, safety, quality improvement, cost-effectiveness of Calgary supervised consumption services, nursing during COVID-19

Jamal, Aamir

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

aamir.jamal@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
International Social Development, Gender Justice, Domestic Violence, Children Mental Health in Wars and Conflict affected regions. 

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James, Matthew

Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine

mjames@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Nephrology, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, cardiovascular disease

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Jette, Nathalie

Professor
Departments of Neurology and Population Health Science and Policy
Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai University

Associate Professor
Departments of Neuroscience and Community Health Sciences

njette@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epilepsy: Administrative data and health surveys, appropriateness of care, health resource use and access to care, comorbidities, behavioural determinants of health, national epilepsy surveillance program.

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Ji, Yunqi

Senior Researcher
Planning and Performance
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

yunqi.ji@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Biostatistics and Health Data Science, Machine Learning and Big Data, Statistical Methodology in epidemiological, clinical and public health studies, statistical genetics, statistical consulting, Health service research, Longitudinal data analysis; Survival data analysis

Job McIntosh, Christiane

Assistant Scientific Director
Cardiovascular Health and Stroke SCN
Alberta Health Services

Senior Research Associate
Department of Critical Care Medicine

cjob@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Critical Care, Patient Oriented Research, Mixed Methods, Kinesiology, Sociology, Health and Recreation Policy, Older Adults

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Johannson, Kerri

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Respirology and Department of Community Health Sciences

kerri.johannson@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Environmental Health, Air Pollution, Epidemiology, Public Health

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Johnson, David

Professor
Departments of Paediatrics, Physiology and Pharmacology, and Emergency Medicine

Senior Medical Director
Maternal Newborn Child and Youth SCN
Alberta Health Services

david.johnson@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Management of common childhood respiratory emergencies and ensuring primary health care professionals utilize best evidence in managing these diseases.

 

Johnson, Delaine

Manager
Promoting Health Equity, Population and Public Health
Alberta Health Services

delaine.johnson@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health equity, social determinants of health

 

Johntson, Cyne

Manager
Knowledge Translation and Evaluation
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

johnstjc@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Population health interventions, parental decision making and patient decision aids, systematic reviews for improving evidence-based practice, Knowledge Translation

Johnston, Dave

Senior Evaluation Consultant
Quality and Health Care Improvement/Patient Safety
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Paediatrics

dave.johnston@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient safety, human factors, evaluation, quality improvement, paediatrics, obstetrics, mental health, pregnancy, child development, psychology

Josephson, Colin

Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience

cbjoseph@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epilepsy, epidemiology, big data, machine learning, prediction

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Juzwishin, Donald W.M.

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health - University of Alberta, School of Health Information - University of Victoria

djuzwish@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health technology assessment, health care management, health care informatics, health care finance, accreditation, risk management, evidence based policy making, health care outcomes, health care reform, accountability and performance indicators and knowledge transfer.

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Kachra, Rahim

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

Director
Teacher Innovation and Internal Medicine Clerkship
Undergraduate Medical Education
Cumming School of Medicine

rkachra@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical Education, the impact of COVID-19 on medical trainees, COVID-19 Interprofessional Challenge, Patient Experience Project

Kaplan, Gilaad (Gil)

Professor
Departments of Gastroenterology and Community Health Sciences

ggkaplan@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Global epidemiology of the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Burden of IBD in Canada and forecasting the changing epidemiology of IBD in Canada, and Impact of COVID-19 on IBD

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Kassam, Aliya

Research Lead
Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
Cumming School of Medicine

Mentorship and Leadership Portfolio Lead
O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

kassama@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical education, patient-centered care, health advocacy, health literacy, social accountability, quality improvement

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Keegan, David

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Associate Dean (Faculty Assessment and Development)
Department of Family Medicine

Clinical Co-Director
Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship

dkeegan@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical education and leadership

Kellner, James (Jim)

Professor
Departments of Paediatrics, Community Health Sciences, and Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

jim.kellner@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Infectious diseases research and public health initiatives related to infectious diseases control; clinical care guidelines; setting goals and objectives for vaccine use.

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Kelly, Martina

Associate Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences

makelly@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical Education, Undergraduate education, Embodiment, Sensory learning, Phenomenology, Qualitative research methods. Scaling-up Integrated Harm Reduction Health, Housing, and Social Supports for Inner City Older Adults with Addictions and Mental Health Challenges. 

 

Kemble, Lorena

Research and Evaluation Consultant
Health Systems Evaluation and Evidence
Alberta Health Services

lorena.kemble@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Workforce research, health systems evaluation, public health, primary care, policy

Kemp, Kyle

Senior Data Manager and Lead
Health System Analytics
Health Quality Council of Alberta

Senior Research Associate
SPOR Patient Engagement Platform
Alberta Innovates

kkemp@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient experience, survey development, survey data, Triple Aim, acute care, primary care, healthcare utilization, data visualization, associations between patient survey data and other performance measures (e.g. mortality, readmissions, patient safety incidents, etc.).

Kenny, Sarah

Assistant Professor
Faculties of Kinesiology and Arts - School of Creating and Performing Arts (Division of Dance)

kenny@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Injury prevention, pre-season screening, injury surveillance, risk factors, dance

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Kerba, Marc

Radiation Oncologist
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Oncology

marc.kerba@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Radiation, cancer, health services, palliative care

 

Khan, Sharaz

Instructor
Business Technologies
Haskayne School of Business

sharaz.khan@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical simulation

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Kidd, Monica

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

mgkidd@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical humanities, child and maternal health, intrapartum care

 

Kinch, Janice

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Nursing

jkinch@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Older women's health

Kiss, Valerie (Val)

Project Coordinator
Health Promotion, Disease and Injury Prevention
Population and Public Health
Alberta Health Services

valerie.kiss@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health inequalities/inequities, project evaluation, framework development for reducing health disparities

 

Koch, Marcus

Assistant Professor
Departments of Clinical Neuroscience and Community Health Sciences

mwkoch@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Multiple sclerosis, progression, epidemiology, risk factors

 

Konnert, Candace

Professor
Department of Psychology

konnert@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Aging and mental health. Projects: Family-staff conflict in long-term care and Planning for future aging among adults 50+

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Kopciuk, Karen

Research Scientist
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Associate Professor
Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, Oncology, and Community Health Sciences

Foundations Division Lead
Department of Community Health Sciences

karen.kopciuk@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Biostatistics, statistical methodology, survival data analysis methods, metabolomics, missing data, high dimensional data. Projects include: evaluation of cancer screening and outcomes in First Nations people in Alberta and feature selection methods for ordinal response regression models with mixed covariate types

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Kortbeek, John

Professor
Departments of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, and Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

john.kortbeek@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Surgery, Critical Care, Triage, Global Health, Simulation, Medical education
Projects: Enhanced surgery protocols and rehabilitation on outcomes defined by National Surgery Quality Improvement Program, Applying artificial intelligence to the performance of meta-analysis on NSQIP outcomes, and Covid ICU Triage protocols.

 

 

Krishnamurthy, Ashok

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Computing
Mount Royal University

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

akrishnamurthy@mtroyal.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Spatial Epidemiology, Mathematical Modelling, Infectious Diseases, Disease Mapping, Biostatistics
Projects include: Spatiotemporal transmission dynamics of COVID-19

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Kusmirski, Maryann

Clinical Quality Improvement Consultant
Alberta Health Services

maryann.kusmirski@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Harm reduction (smoking cessation)

 

Kutz, Susan

Associate Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

Research Associate
Arctic Institute of North America and Canadian Circumpolar Institute

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Sciences

skutz@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Wildlife parasitology, disease ecology, ecosystem health, arctic ecology, climate change, and community-based disease surveillance

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Lagendyk, Laura

Senior Consultant
Knowledge Management
Alberta Health Services

Principal
QuotesWork

laura.lagendyk@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Qualitative research, evaluation, mixed methods, NVivo training, team-based research, facilitation, interviewing, focus groups. knowledge management

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Lahtinen, Markus

Director
Health System Analytics
Health Quality Council of Alberta

Adjunct Professor
School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

markus.lahtinen@hqca.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health quality indicators, outcome measures, patient and family experience, EQ-5D

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Laing, Catherine

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Nursing

laingc@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Paediatric oncology, hermeneutics, families, social return on investment in healthcare, innovative health delivery approaches, leadership

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Lam, Ngan

Associate Professor
Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine and Department of Community Health Sciences

ngan.lam@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Kidney transplantation, Living kidney donors, Health outcomes

 

Lang, Eddy

Professor and Academic and Clinical Department Head
Department of Emergency Medicine

Scientific Director
Emergency Strategic Clinical Network (ESCN)
Alberta Health Services

eddy.lang@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Knowledge translation. Emergency Medicine, EBM, ED operations research

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Larson, Bonnie

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Global Health Lecturer and Director
Global Health Enhanced Skills Residency Program
Community Engagement, Local and Global

bonnierae.larson@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Global health, addictions, homelessness, structural vulnerabilities, harm reduction

 

Lashewicz, Bonnie

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

bmlashew@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Families, caregiving, siblings, disability, mental health issues, chronic health issues

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Lau, Harold

Radiation Oncologist
Alberta Health Services

Professor
Department of Oncology

harold.lau2@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Head and Neck Cancer: Patterns of presentation and associated risk factors; molecular markers that predict for resistance to treatment; screening for psychosocial distress in newly diagnosed patients; quality of life for patients during and after treatment; creation of a survivorship network and care plan for patients.

 

Lauzon, Matthew (Matt)

Physician Specialist
Internal and Occupational Medicine
Alberta Health Services

matthew.lauzon@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Occupational medicine, environmental medicine, workplace health and safety.

Lea-Makenny, Susan

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Family Physician
Dr. Susan Lea-Makenny Clinic

Co-Manager
Homeplace Ranch

susan@homeplaceranch.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Environment and Health, Dr. Derrick Thompson Legacy Project

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Leal, Jenine

Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Research Scientist
Infection Prevention and Control
Alberta Health Services

jenine.leal@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Healthcare epidemiology, health economics, infection prevention and control, antimicrobial resistance

 

LeBlanc, Justin

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Alberta Health Services

leblanc.justin@me.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Shoulder, Eduction, Simulation, Handover

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Leduc, Charles

Professor and Department Head
Department of Family Medicine

cleduc@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Clinical epidemiology, health services research, clinical services delivery

 

Lee, Chel Hee

Senior Statistician
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Critical Care Medicine

chelhee.lee@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Statistical inference, sampling, imprecise probabilities, evidence-based learning, critical care, surveillance, computational statistics

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Lee, Joon

Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Cardiac Sciences

joonwu.lee@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data, mobile health, data-driven decision support, natural language processing, information visualization

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Lee, Sonya

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

sonlee@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
medical education, women's health, sexual and reproductive health, gender

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Lee, Yeonjung

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

yeonjung.lee@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Aging-in-place, caregiving, long-term care, aging in poverty
Projects include: Digital Storytelling and Dementia Care for Intergenerational, Racialized and Immigrant Families in Calgary

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Lemaire, Jane

Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine

Wellness Lead
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

Director of Wellness
Office of Professionalism, Equity, and Diversity
Cumming School of Medicine

lemaire@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Physician wellness, health care provider wellness

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Leslie, Myles

Associate Director of Research
School of Public Policy

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

myles.leslie@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
COVID-19; Primary Care; Patient Engagement; Healthcare Policy; Quality Improvement

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Leung, Alexander

Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Endocrinologist
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department of Medicine

aacleung@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Hypertension, endocrinology, cardiometabolic disorders, health services research, clinical practice guidelines

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Leung, Brenda

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Associate Professor
Public Health Program
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Lethbridge

bleun@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Maternal mental health, child neurocognitive development, nutrition epidemiology

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Lewis, Jacqueline

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

lewisj@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology, measurement, outcome measures, surveys, physiological measures, administrative datasets, instrument interpretation and standardization, RCTs

Lewis, Steven

President
Access Consulting Ltd.

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Simon Fraser University

Clinical Professor
Department of Community of Health and Epidemiology
University of Saskatchewan

slewistoon1@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Health policy; health care utilization and outcomes; equity; determinants of health; pharmaceutical policy; physician payment mechanisms; scope of practice; quality improvement; regulation and licensure; evaluation; knowledge translation
Projects: Writing series of articles on the COVID-19 pandemic for CBC Saskatchewan

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Lind, Candace

Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing

cylind@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Adolescents, children, youth voices; social justice; health promotion; mental health promotion; marginalization; PAR; capacity-building; strengths-building

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Liu, Mingfu

Senior Research Analyst
Alberta Health Services

mingfu.liu@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Statistical Methodologies, Epidemiological Studies, Healthcare Utilization

Lockyer, Jocelyn

Professor Emerita
Department of Community Health Sciences

lockyer@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Physician assessment, curriculum design and evaluation, performance feedback. Projects: Professional development and R2C2 model; accreditation (UME).

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Long, Quan

Assistant Professor
Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics

quan.long@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Bioinformatics; Biostatistics; Genomics; Computer science

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Lorenzetti, Diane

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
Health Sciences Library
University of Calgary

dllorenz@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Knowledge Synthesis, Mentorship; Scoping Reviews; Systematic Reviews. Projects: Exploration of the mental health benefits of peer mentorship in graduate education.

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Lorenzetti, Liza

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Social Work

lakloren@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
transformative learning; feminist research; participatory action research; men's roles in violence prevention; masculinities and well-being; gender-based violence prevention; intersectionality
Projects: Promoting Graduate Student Mental Health Through Peer Mentorship

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Lu, Mingshan

Professor
Department of Economics

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

lu@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
health economics; health care financing; economic evaluation; risk adjustment; global health

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Lu, Shuang

Senior Surveillance Analyst
Alberta Health Services

shuang.lu@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Biostatistics, cancer prevention, obesity, data analysis

Lysack, Michael (Myshka)

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

mlysack@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Environmental health

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Ma, Irene

Professor
Department of Medicine

Clinical Simulation Lead
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

ima@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Point of care ultrasound; Medical education; Consensus

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MacDonald, Shannon

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Nursing
University of Alberta

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Paediatrics (Cumming School of Medicine) and School of Public Health (University of Alberta)

smacdon@ualberta.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Immunization, vaccines, child health, public health, policy

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MacKean, Gail

Health Planning, Evaluation and Research Consultant
Griffith Ridge Group

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

gail.mackean@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Citizen and patient involvement in research, policy and practice improvement; person-centred health care; kind and careful care (ala the Patient Revolution; healthcare quality and safety; organizational and systems change

 

Malagon, Maria F.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Physician
Alberta Health Services and Carewest Sarcee Regional Community Transition Program

maria.malagon@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Interested in working in projects related to chronic health resource utilization in hospital and in the community.

Malebranche, Mary

Clinical Lecturer
Department of Internal Medicine

General Internist
Alberta Health Services

mary.malebranche@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Social determinants of health, vulnerable populations, refugee and migrant health, addictions, maternal health, women's health, medical complications of pregnancy

Mallinson, Sara

Senior Research Consultant
Health Systems Evidence and Evaluation
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

sara.mallinson@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Qualitative research methods, policy analysis, lay knowledge, social determinants of health, health services research, evaluation.
Projects: Technology in primary care to support older people at risk of frailty, Resources for Employers to support workers with arthritis, joint, and back pain.

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Maloff, Bretta

Retired Senior Provincial Director
Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition SCN
Alberta Health Services

maloff@shaw.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Public Participation; Childhood Obesity; Health Promotion application and interventions (e.g. tobacco, school health, nutrition, etc); Capacity building among health professionals

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Manji, Karim

Podiatric Surgeon
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Lecturer
Department of Surgery

Director
Zivot Limb Preservation Centre

kmanji66@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Diabetic Foot, Limb salvage, Ulcer prevention

 

Mannion, Cynthia

Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing

cmannion@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Dietary behaviour (food choices, dietary acculturation, adherence to food recommendations and impact of Public Policy) including the use of vitamin/mineral supplements and effects on health outcomes.

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Manns, Braden

Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

braden.manns@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Economic evaluation; costing; quality of life; physician payment model
Projects: The impact of free medications and self management in low income seniors. Patient reported outcomes in people with end-stage renal diseases.

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Marahatta, Sujan Babu

Professor
Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences

sujanmarahatta@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Tuberculosis, respiratory diseases, medical education

 

Marlett, Nancy

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
Patient and Community Engagement Research (PaCER)

marlett@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health capacity with marginalized populations. Transdisciplinary team options in Services related to Mental Health, Chronic Health, Community Care. Primary health networks.

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Marlinga, Jazmin

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Family Physician
Alberta Health Services

jazmin.marlinga@gmail.com

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Marshall, Deborah

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Director
Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute

Senior Scientist
Arthritis Research Canada

damarsha@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Economic evaluation of health care programmes; incorporating patient preferences into the evaluation of medical interventions; Health technology assessment; evidence based methods of appraisal; Focus on personalized medicine, musculoskeletal disease and cancer as areas for applied methods.

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Mascher, Judith

Project Facilitator
Alberta Health Services

judith.mascher@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Early childhood

 

Massolo, Alessandro

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
University of Pisa, Italy

Adjunct Professor and Associate Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

alessandro.massolo@unipi.it

Research Interests / Projects
Health ecology, zoonotic diseases, Echinococcosis, human-animal interface, wildlife ecology

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Maxwell, Colleen

Professor
School of Pharmacy
University of Waterloo

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Scientist
Chronic Disease and Pharmacotherapy and Life Stage Programs
ICES

colleen.maxwell@uwaterloo.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Aging; Dementia; Neurological Conditions; Frailty; Pharmacoepidemiology; Multimorbidity; Assisted and Supportive Living; Long-Term Care; Home Care
Projects include: COVID-19 and Caregivers of Assisted living Residents: their Experiences and Support needs, Computer vision for daily monitoring of gait instability to detect an increased risk of falling, and Comorbid cancer in multiple sclerosis

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McBrien, Kerry

Associate Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences

kerry.mcbrien@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Primary care, chronic disease, health economics, health services research

 

McCaughey, Deirdre

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

deirdre.mccaughey@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Quality and safety; quality improvement; process improvement; performance/quality measurement; safety culture; care delivery innovation; leadership

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McCormack, Gavin

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape and Faculty of Kinesiology

Adjunct Researcher
Faculty of Sport Sciences
Waseda University

gmccorma@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Projects: Neighbourhood built environment and weight status of adults living in Alberta urban areas, Baseline Community Data for the Vivo Play Project, Evaluation of the Vivo Play Ambassador Program, Distancing Impacts on Sedentariness and Physical Activity in Residential Environments (DISPARE), COVID-19, Perceptions of neighbourhood walkability, bike-ability, livability, health, and vibrancy, “Fit Communities”: Urban design, physical activity, and health-related fitness in adults, Neighbourhood Design and Physical Activity: Generating Evidence to Inform Healthy Public Policies

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McDonald, Sheila

Scientist and Acting Director
Research and Innovation
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences

sheilaw.mcdonald@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Longitudinal analysis, causal inference, maternal-child health, lifecourse epidemiology

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McDonald, Terrence

Assistant Clinical Professor Visiting Researcher (CHS)
Department of Family Medicine

terrence.mcdonald@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Services Research, High Volume Medical Practice, General Practitioner, Primary Care, Health Outcomes, Physician Payment Models, Billing Cap.

 

 

McDonough, Meghan

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

meghan.mcdonough@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Physical activity; social relationships and support; motivation and behaviour change; psychological well-being; coping and adaptation to adversity; posttraumatic growth; self-perceptions; aging; vulnerable populations; quality of life

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McIntrye, Lynn

Professor Emerita and Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

lmcintyr@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
My research is focused upon hunger and food insecurity issues, both domestically and in lower and middle income settings.

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McLaren, Lindsay

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

lmclaren@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Population health; public health; public policy; social and political determinants of health
Projects: Community water fluoridation and oral health

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McMillan, Jacqueline

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

mcmilljm@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Geriatric Medicine, Frailty, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment, HIV, Aging

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McMorris, Carly

Assistant Professor
Werklund School of Education

camcmorr@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Mental Health, Pre-/post-natal risks, neurodevelopmental disorders, cumulative risk

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McNeil, Deborah

Scientific Director
Maternal Newborn Child and Youth SCN
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences

debbie.mcneil@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Maternal Child Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, Qualitative Research, Knowledge Translation. Current Projects: Scale and spread of Family Integrated Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Community Water Fluoridation

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McRae, Andrew

Associate Professor
Departments of Emergency Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Emergency Physician
Calgary Zone
Alberta Health Services

amcrae@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Emergency Medicine, Health Services Research, Cardiovascular Emergencies

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Meadows, Lynn

Associate Professor Emerita
Department of Community Health Sciences

meadows@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Qualitative; determinants of health; health promotion; fragility fractures; public health

Metcalfe, Amy

Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

amy.matcalfe@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pregnancy, epidemiology, maternal morbidity, health services

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Milaney, Katrina

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Distinguished Policy Fellow
School of Public Policy

Research Theme Lead
Networks of Centres of Excellence
Making the Shift

katrina.milaney@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Homelessness, gender, disability, substance use, mental health, policy, social determinants

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Minty, Evan

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

General Internist
Alberta Health Services

epminty@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Machine learning, "Big Data", data mining, EMR, clinical phenotyping, clinical ontology, clinical and gene expression meta-research.

 

Misfeldt, Renee

Senior Program Manager
Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Assistant Clinical Professor
Family Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

rmisfeldt1@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Health systems research, profiling and redesign, health services delivery models, health workforce planning, northern/circumpolar health services, global health, health reform, health policy
Projects: Policy Framework for Patient Safety

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Mitchell, Ian

Clinical Professor
Department of Paediatrics

imitche@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Ethics, Paediatrics, Education, RSV infection, advocacy, children with medical complexity

 

Moncayo, Gwen

Nurse Practitioner and Team Lead
Women's Health Clinic
Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)

qwenm@cupscalgary.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Toxic stress/social determinants of health/risk reduction/marginalized maternal-child

 

 

Mongeau-Martin, Guillaume

Family Physician
Mosaic Refugee Health Clinic
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Lecturer
Department of Family Medicine

guillaume.mm@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Refugee health, refugee screening, tropical medicine

 

Montgomery, Lori

Medical Leader
Calgary Pain Program
Chronic Pain Centre
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine and Family Medicine

lsmontgo@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pain, chronic pain, opioids, addiction, chronic disease management. 

Moon, Michele

Team Lead
WellBeing and WorkLife
University of Calgary

michele.moon@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Employee Wellbeing, Workplace Health, Resilience, Mental Health

Morelyle, Penny

Senior Strategic Planner
Alberta Health Services

penny.morelyle@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Early childhood development, prevention of childhood obesity, childhood growth measurement, early learning and care

Mouton, Morgan

Research Associate
Lab 'URBA
Universite Gustave Eiffel

Research Assistant
Department of Community Health Sciences

morgan.mouton@u-pem.fr

Research Interests / Projects:
Urban infrastructure; socio-spatial justice; health promotion; digital divides; urban political ecology

Mudry, Tanya

Assistant Professor
Werklund School of Education

mudryt@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Addiction, Excessive Behaviours, Health Promotion, Mental Health

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Murias, Juan

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Western Ontario

jmmurias@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Exercise physiology, cardiovascular system, vascular control, aging, exercise training.

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Musto, Richard

Retired Medical Officer of Health
Alberta Health Services

Retired Clinical Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

rmusto@shaw.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health services utilization of and planning for marginalized populations; health promotion and disease and injury prevention; health services planning and resource allocation

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Myhre, Douglas

Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

dmyhre@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical education, distributed, social accountability, postgraduate, undergraduate, preceptor

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Naugler, Christopher

Professor
Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Family Medicine

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education
Cumming School of Medicine

Section Head
Laboratory Informatics
Calgary Laboratory Services

christopher.naugler@cls.ab.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Computer modeling, systems capacity, bioinformatics

Nelson, Alison

Clinical Operations Readiness (CORe) Leader
Surgery and Anesthesia
Connect Care
Alberta Health Services

Provincial Manager
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
Surgery SCN

alison.nelson@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Clinical Practice Change, Implementation Science/ Impact, Clinical Pathways, Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Knowledge Translation

Nerenberg, Kara

Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Community Health Sciences

kara.nerenberg@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Preeclampsia and cardiovascular diseases. Epidemiology. RCT's. Population Health.

Nettel-Aguirre, Alberto

Assistant Professor
Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences

alberto.nettel-aquirre@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Social network analysis with applications to population level interventions and to infectious diseases; statistical techniques and health outcomes driven research; formulating diagnostics for patterns of missing data; consulting and transferring knowledge in biostatistics. Data Mining/statistical learning and functional data analysis.

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Ng, Amy

President and Founder
Community Transcultural Support Services

amy.ng.ctss@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Public, community health, education, cancer prevention screening, seniors' health, mother and child health, health policies, ethnicity, health administration, immigrants' health

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Nicholas, David

Professor
Faculty of Social Work

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

nicholas@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Children, youth, disability, Social Determinants of Health, transition, navigation, health systems
Projects include: The experience of staff and clients in cross-cultural and spiritual service provision. Intersections of research and practice in Canadian social work field education.

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Neibergal, Dennis

Expert Evaluator
Alberta Innovates

President
D. Nierbergal and Associates Inc

Advisor
SPARK at the University of Calgary

dpn@neibergal.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Executive Management, Strategic Planning, Board Governance, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Electronic Medical Records, Electronic Health Records, Aging2.0, AAL

Niven, Daniel

Assistant Professor
Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Community Health Sciences

daniel.niven@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Critical care medicine; intensive care medicine; health services research; knowledge translation; implementation science; de-implementation; de-adoption; low-value care; evidence-based practice

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Nixon, Lara

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

lnixon@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Humanism, relationship-centred care, vulnerable populations, professionalism

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Noseworthy, Tom

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

tnosewor@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Access to scheduled health care services; establishment of national benchmarks for waiting times; appropriateness of care and interventions, as a means of improving demand-side management; use of operations research techniques and simulation modeling to improve supply-side management.

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O'Bierne, Maeve

Associate Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences

obierne@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient safety, family medicine, low risk obstetrics

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Oddone Paolucci, Elizabeth

Graduate Program Director
Department of Community Health Sciences

Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Surgery

eoddine@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health technology assessment, education, learning, and development; disseminating knowledge through a multi-method teaching approach; community health psychology; child and adolescent health development; promoting healthy lifestyle choices and practices among adults experiencing difficult life events; decision making and communication within the health practitioner model.

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Oelke, Nelly D.

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
University of British Columbia, Okanagan

nelly.oelke@ubc.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Primary care, primary healthcare, evaluation, interprofessional practice, Aboriginal health, immigrant women's health

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Olstad, Dana

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Academic Professor
School of Public Health
University of Alberta

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

dana.olstad@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Nutrition, Policy, Dietary behaviours, Dietary patterns, Health, Obesity, Socioeconomic inequities, Social determinants of health, Food environments, Health promotion, Public health, Mixed methods

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Orenstein, Marla

President
Habitat Health Impact Consulting

Director of the Natural Resources Centre
Canada West Foundation

marla@habitatcorp.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Impact Assessment, epidemiology, chronic disease

Ori, Elaine

Lecturer
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Mount Royal University

ori@ualberta.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Media, believability, credibility, health, behaviour, health, promotion, physical activity

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Orsel, Karin

Professor
Department of Production Animal Health

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

karin.orsel@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology, multidisciplinary approaches, Herd health, lameness, One Health, cattle health
Current projects: Producers perceptions of animal health issues
Reduction of antimicrobial use in the beef industry

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Osis, Lara

Consultant
Chronic Disease Risk Reduction
Public, Population and Indigenous Health
Alberta Health Services

lara.osis@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Knowledge translation; program evaluation; chronic disease prevention
Projects: Currently redeployed for COVID activities related to Public Health scope. Otherwise leading work on provincial skin cancer reduction framework; supporting physical activity interventions

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Page, Stacy

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Professor
School of Visual Art
Alberta University of the arts

sapage@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Research ethics, consent, biobanking, privacy

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Parhar, Ken Kuljit

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Critical Care Medicine

kenparhar@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Extracorporeal Life Support, Intensive Care Unit

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Parsons Leigh, Jeanna

Clinical Research Assistant Professor
Department of Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor
School of Health Administration
Dalhousie University

jjparson@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Services Delivery; Knowledge Translation; Patient and Family Centred Care; Qualitative Research Methods; Critical Care Medicine.

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Patel, Alka

Director of Health Services Research and Innovation
Provincial Primary Health Care Team
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Co-Leader
Geography of Health and GIS Analysis

alpatel@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Geographic Information Systems, Health Services Research, Health Geography

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Patten, Scott B.

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

patten@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Psychiatry, epidemiology, mood disorders, child and youth mental health

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Pendharkar, Sachin

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

Respirologist and Sleep Physician
Alberta Health Services

sachin.pendharkar@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Access to care for patients with sleep disorders, design and implementation of innovative models of care delivery, strategies to reduce wait times

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Peng, Mingkai

Statistician and Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

mpeng@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Administrative Health Data, EMR, Data mining/machine learning, statistics, data quality

Peters, Cheryl

Research Scientist
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
Cancer Control Alberta
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology

cheryl.peters@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Occupational epidemiology; environmental epidemiology; exposure assessment; carcinogen exposure; radiation; health misinformation. Projects include: Spread of health misinformation about COVID-19

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Pettit, Jennifer

Dean and Professor
Department of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
Mount Royal University

jpettit@mtroyal.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
History

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Phillips, Sandy

Manager
Public Health Nursing
Rural Public Health - Rural North
Alberta Health Services

sandy.phillips@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Providing services and support that best meet the needs of the community in an integrated manner.

 

Phillips, M. Ann

Senior Consultant
M. Ann Phillips, PhD

annphillipsphd@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Health equity/health inequities, environmental health, environmental justice, social justice, women's health, genetics, molecular genetics, complementary and alternative medicine, wellness, traditional medicines, global health, aboriginal health

Popeski, Naomi

Assistant Scientific Director
Diabetes, Obesity and Nurition SCN
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

naomi.popeski@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Diabetes, Obesity, Nutrition, Patient centered, Knowledge translation

Potestio, Melissa

Research Analyst
Alberta Health Services

Scientific Director
Population, Public and Indigenous Health

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

mlpotest@ulcagary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Population Health; Health Services Research; Patient/Family Centred Care

Poulin, Marc

Professor
Departments of Clinical Neuroscience and Physiology and Pharmacology and Faculty of Kinesiology

Chair in Alzheimer Research
Brenda Strafford Foundation

poulin@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Healthy Brain Aging, Vascular Physiology, Exercise, Community Engagement

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Premji, Shainur

Senior Analyst
Research and Innovation
Alberta Health Services

shainur.premji@ahs.ca

 

Pritchard-Kennedy, Andrea

Associate Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty of Health and Community Studies
Mount Royal University

akennedy@mtroyal.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Indigenous health, Indigenous Health Nursing, nursing education, reconciliation, equity, relational learning, patient-centred care, social innovation

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Quan, Hude

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

hquan@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
1) issues of methodology in health services research for health researchers, and 2) applied health services research in quality of care and surveillance for policy-makers and health care providers; Surveillance, methodology, administrative databases, data collection, data validity; hypertension incidence, prevalence, management, resource use and outcomes

Quan, May Lynn

Professor
Departments of Surgery, Oncology, and Community Health Sciences

maylynn.quann@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Breast cancer, health services research, quality of care

Quinn, Robert (Rob)

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

Nephrologist
Alberta Health Services

rrquinn@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Clinical Epidemiology, Dialysis, Chronic kidney disease

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Rabi, Doreen M.

Associate Professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Departments of Community Health Sciences

Zone Clinical Section Chief
Division of Endocrinology

Endocrinologist and Internist
Alberta Health Services

doreen.rabi@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Diabetes. Sex differences in cardiovascular outcomes among patients with diabetes

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Rankin, Joanna

Instructor
Department of Community Health Sciences

joanna.rankin@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Disability Studies, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Simulations, Capstone, Experiential Learning

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Ravani, Pietro

Associate Professor
Division of Nephrology and Department of Community Health Sciences

pravani@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Use of administrative data, observational and experimental study design methods, and analytical issues with epidemiological data

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Reilly, Sandra

Associate Professor
Faculty of Nursing

smreilly@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Injury Prevention, prevention of intentional and non-intentional injuries to infants and children; crisis nursery and respite care programs; health education strategies; effectiveness and efficiency of post-partum home visits by local public health nurses

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Rennert-May, Elissa

Clinical Lecturer
Department of Medicine

Infectious Disease Physician
Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Alberta Health Services

elissa.rennertmay@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Antimicrobial Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Control, Health Economics
Projects: One Health, exploring the implementation of a decolonization protocol for Staphylococcus aureus prior to hip and knee replacement surgeries in Alberta

Restoule, Patti

Public Health Professional
Alberta Health Services

patti.restoule@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Healthy public policy, injury prevention, promoting health equity, build environment and health promotion

Ricento, Thomas

Professor
Werklund School of Education and School of Languages, Liguistics, Literatures and Cultures

tricento@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Intercultural communication, English as a Second Language

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Roach, Pamela

Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Program Manager
Brain and Mental Health Research Clinic
Hotchkiss Brain Institute

pamela.roach@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Dementia; Qualitative Methods; Health Service Research; Indigenous Health; Equity

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Robert, Magalie

Professor
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

magali.robert@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Chronic pain, outcome measures, pelvic pain, urogynecology, women's health, international health

Rock, Melanie

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Adjunct Associate Professor
Departments of Ecosystem and Public Health and Anthropology and Archaeology

mrock@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Anthropology; social work; science and technology studies; urban studies; policy studies; socio-legal studies; population health; social determinants of health; qualitative methodologies

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Rogers, Paul

Associate Professor
Schulich School or Engineering and Department Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

rogers@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Healthcare Operations Research; Healthcare Operations Management; Healthcare Quality; Healthcare Productivity; Simulation and Modelling; Patient Flow; Waiting Time Reduction

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Rogerson, Marianne

Training Coordinator
Pawsitive Match Rescue Organization

Instructor
Continuing Education
Mount Royal Education

marianner@pawsitivematch.org

 

Ronksley, Paul

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

peronksl@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Chronic disease, multi-morbidity, epidemiology, administrative data, data linkage, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, survey data

 

Rosenal, Tom

Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Critical Care Medicine

Advisor
SPARK at the University of Calgary

Director
Arts and Humanities in Healthcare and Medicine
Department of Medicine

rosenal@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Humanities and Narrative Medicine

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Rosol, Marit

Associate Professor
Department of Geography

marit.rosol@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Geography, urban studies, food systems, food movements, political economy, participation, justice, housing, urban political ecology, governance. Projects include: Four Stories About Food Sovereignty: Transnational Crises and Local Action. Urban Food Initiatives and Alternative Food Networks in a Canadian-German Perspective. Food Activism in Calgary as Struggle for Food Sovereignty in the Urban Global North

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Ross, Sue

Adjunct Professor
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Community Health Sciences, Family Medicine, and Surgery

sue.ross@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pelvic floor disorders in pregnancy, surgical randomised trials, patient goals of treatment, patient decisions about treatment options, ethics and surgical devices, obstetrical randomised trials

 

Rothenburger, Jamie

Assistant Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

Wildlife Pathologist
Canadian Wildlife Health Alberta Region

jamie.rothenburger@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Disease Ecology, Epidemiology, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Environment, Ecosystem, One Health, Pathology, Rats, Wildlife, Zoonoses

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Rudmik, Luke

Clinical Assistant Professor
Departments of Surgery and Community Health Sciences

lrrudmik@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Surgery, sinusitis, health economics, modeling, cost-effectiveness

 

Russell, Margaret

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

mlrussel@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Determinants of Community COVID Transmission: Learning from the Hutterites
Effectiveness of influenza vaccination during pregnancy on laboratory-confirmed seasonal influenza among infants under 6 months of age

Russell-Mayhew, Michelle (Schelly)

Werklund Research Professor
Education Psychology
Counselling Psychology
Werklund School of Education

mkrussel@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
body image, embodiment, weight bias, obesity, eating disorders, disordered eating, school wellness, comprehensive school health, health promoting schools

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Ruzycki, Shannon

Clinical Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

General Internist
Alberta Health Services

Assistant Director
Physician Wellness and Vitality
University of Calgary

shannon.ruzycki@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Diversity, equity and inclusion; perioperative medicine; quality improvement and patient safety

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Sabouri, Alireza

Assistant Professor
Haskayne School of Business

alireza.sabouri@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cardiovascular disease screening; Emergency department operations;

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Saini, Vineet

Lead Scientist
Population and Public Health / Research and Innovation

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Production Animal Health

vineet.saini@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Antimicrobial use and resistance, Population Health, Communicable Diseases, Environmental Public Health

Sajobi, Tolulope (Tolu)

Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Clinical Neurosciences

ttsajobi@ucalgary.ca

Research Interest / Projects:
Biostatistics; patient-reported outcomes; clinical trials; clinical risk prediction
Projects include: Discriminant analysis for multivariate repeated measures data 

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Samuel, Susan

Associate Professor
Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences

susan.samuel@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Paediatrics, nephrology, administrative data, health services research

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Samuels, Charles (Chuck)

Medical Director
Centre for Sleep and Human Performance

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

dr.samuels@centreforsleep.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Sleep, circadian rhythm, sleep deprivation, sleep disorders, shift work, fatigue, elite athletes, human performance

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Sandalack, Beverly

Professor and Co-Director of the Urban Lab
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape

sandalack@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Urban planning, urban design, urban form, walkability, landscape architecture, hospitality in the city

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Santana, Maria Jose

Assistant Professor
Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences

mjsantan@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient-centred outcome research, Quality of care, Transitions of care

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Sargious, Peter

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

Chronic Disease Management Lead
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

peter.sargious@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Creating new bridges between disease management and disease prevention approaches

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Saunders, Chad

Assistant Professor
Haskayne School of Business

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine

eHealth Services and Strategy Lead
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

wsaunder@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Healthcare entrepreneurship, commercialization, entrepreneurial support ecosystem, disruptive innovation, academic-industry partnerships, social enterprise, health policy. 

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Sauro, Khara

Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences, Surgery, and Oncology

kmsauro@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health services research, knowledge translation, implementation science, safety of care, quality improvement, systematic review, administrative data analysis

Schneider, Prism

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Surgery

prism.schneider@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Orthopaedic Trauma, Clinical Trials, Outcomes Research

Schock, Melissa

Knowledge Exchange Coordinator
Decision Support Strategies
Alberta Health Services

melissa.schock2@ahs.ca

Scott, Cathie

Chief Knowledge and Policy Officer
Policy Wise for Children and Families

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Sociology and Community Health Sciences

cscott@policywise.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Collaboration and partnerships and networks; Research and evaluation methods (NB participatory methods and deliberative processes); Evidence-informed decision making (knowledge transfer and exchange); Health promotion and determinants of health (NB: poverty, gender); Interprofessional practice; Rural health issues; Community development

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Seidel, Judy

Scientific Director
Primary Health Care Integration Network
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

judy.seidel@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Access to medical services (availability, utilization, accessibility); system capacity and patient flow; clinical optimization; complex adaptive systems

Seitz, Dallas

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry

dallas.seitz@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
aging, dementia, health services research, knowledge translation, clinical epidemiology

Seow, Cynthia

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

cseow@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), materno-fetal outcomes, pharmacokinetics

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Sevcik, Margaret

Senior Project Manager
HOI Fund
Maternal Newborn Child and Youth SCN
Alberta Health Services

margaret.sevcik@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Development/support of fundamental movement skills in preschool age children and how the built environment supports activity safely across the lifespan.

Shack, Lorraine

Program Research Leader
Research and Evaluation Unit
Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention and Screening
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology

Director
Cancer Surveillance and Reporting
Cancer Control Alberta

lorraine.shack@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
General Epidemiology; Cancer Epidemiology; Health inequalities; variations in treatment access; Assessment of outcomes ; Handling missing data (multiple imputation); Evaluating large databases; international health systems; co-occurance of cancer and other diseases; survivorship; cancer prevention.

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Shaheen, Abdel-Aziz

Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Community Health Sciences

Faculty
W21C Research and Innovation Centre

az.shaheen@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology, outcome research, cirrhosis

Shahid, Rizwan

Geographic Information Scientist
Primary Health Care
ARES
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Geography

rizwan.shahid@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
GIS, Geography, Health Geography, GIS Analysis, Spatial Statistics

Sharma, Krishna

Data Scientist
Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research
Alberta Health Services

ksharma@wayne.edu

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Services research, discrete event simulation, cost effectiveness analysis

Sharma, Rajrishi

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Alberta Health Services

rajrishisharma@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Sharma, Sangita

Alberta Health Services Chair in Indigenous Health and Professor
Indigenous and Global Health Research
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

gita.sharma@ualberta.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Indigenous health, new Canadian health, maternal health, seniors' health, dietary assessment, nutritional and physical activity community-based interventions to prevent chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes, access and availability of healthcare services, particularly for Indigenous populations and new Canadians, as well as vulnerable populations in Canada, COVID-19 prevention and mitigation with a focus on Arctic Indigenous communities

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Shea-Budgell, Melissa

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Oncology

Research Strategy and Partnerships Lead
Arnie Charbonnaeu Cancer Institute

melissa.sheabudgell@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Oncology, population health, health services research, clinical practice guidelines, quality improvement, vulnerable populations

Sheehan, Dwayne

Associate Professor
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Mount Royal University

dpsheehan@mtroyal.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Physical Literacy, Motor Development, Systematic Observation, Evaluation

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Shukalek, Caley

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine and the General Internal Medicine program

Medical Informatics Lead
CMIO
Alberta Health Services

cbshukal@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
HIV/AIDS, Chronic Disease, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Metabolic disorder incidence and control within persons living with HIV in North America, Disparity of suicide rates by race and HIV-transmission risk-group in persons living with HIV in North America, Primary syphilis PCR test accuracy for anogenital lesions within Alberta

Si, Jim

Senior Analyst
Health Status Assessment
Alberta Health Services

jim.si@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
health status assessment, vital statistics, population statistics, inpatient and outpatient reports, emergency department reports, public health indicator assessment, community disease reports, H1N1 status reports

Sieppert, Jackie

Professor
Faculty of Social Work

sieppert@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Elder friendly communities; community collaborations; digital storytelling / narrative research; program planning and evaluation.

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Sigal, Ron

Professor
Departments of Cardiac Sciences, Community Health Sciences, and Medicine and Faculty of Kinesiology

rsigal@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Exercise, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, randomized trials

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Sikdar, Khokan

Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Lead
Health Status Assessment, Surveillance and Reporting
Population, Public and Indigenous Health
Alberta Health Services

khokan.sikdar@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Statistical Methods, Health Service Research, Administrative Health Data, Chronic Disease Surveillance

Silzer, Joan

Research Project Coordinator
Health Promotion, Disease and Injury Prevention
Alberta Health Services

joan.silzer@ahs.ca
 

Simon, Jessica

Associate Professor
Departments of Oncology, Community Health Sciences, and Medicine

Division Head
Palliative Medicine
Department of Oncology

Physician Consultant
Advanced Care Planning and Goals of Care
Alberta Health Services

jessica.simon@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Advance Care Planning(www.acpcrio.org and www.iCANACP.ca) and Palliative Care (www.pacesproject.ca)

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Sinnarajah, Aynharan

Assistant Professor
Departments of Oncology, Family Medicine, and Community Health Sciences

Palliative Medicine Consultant
Palliative and End of Life Care
Alberta Health Services

Medical Informatics Lead Physician
Alberta Health Services

ayn.sinnarajah@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Palliative care access and use research, Early palliative care research, Cancer vs Non-cancer palliative care

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Sitter, Kathleen

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

Adjunct Professor
Division of Community Health and Humanities
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

kcsitter@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Multi-sensory storytelling, digital storytelling, arts-based research, disability research, arts and health
Projects: Preventing teen dating violence through gender-based healthy relationships promotion. Knowledge Translation: The cut of It [A play informed by the research about the experiences of breast cancer patients]

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Skeith, Leslie

Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Hematological Malignancies and Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology

laskeith@ucalgary.ca

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Smith, Leonard

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Paediatrics

myproducts@shaw.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Early childhood caries

Smits, Judit

Associate Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

judit.smits@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Ecotoxicology, ecosystem health, arsenic toxicology - human, wildlife toxicology, immunotoxicology, bioindicators, subclinical toxicology, environmental health monitoring

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Snedeker, Kate

Surveillance Epidemiologist
Public Health Surveillance
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Professor
School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

kate.snedeker@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Surveillance, communicable disease; enteric pathogens; public health; food safety; systematic reviews; evidence based medicine/decision making; research methodology; reporting quality (trials and abstracts)

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Somayaji, Ranjani

Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

rsomayaj@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Outcomes research, Epidemiology, Cystic Fibrosis, Infectious Disease, Wound Healing, Population health, Clinical Research

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Sosa, Cristabel

Analyst
Health Public Policy Unit

cristabel.sosa@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Equity, social determinants of health, health promotion, qualitative research

Spackman, Eldon

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

eldon.spackman@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Economics, Health Technology Assessment

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Stahl, Lauren

Analyst
Health Public Policy Unit
Alberta Health Services

lauren.stahl@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity/Inequity, Population Health, Social disparities, healthy public policy, Aboriginal Health, health promotion, health equality/inequality

Stahnisch, Frank W.

Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and History

Adjunct Professor
Department of Classics and Religion

fwstahni@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
History of Medicine; development and contexts of the biomedical research methodology since the 19th Century; interdisciplinary research endeavours in the neurosciences; exchanges between the biomedical research, public health reception and policy making.

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Steinke, Carmella

Executive Director
Integrated Quality Management
Alberta Health Services

carmella.steinke@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient safety, quality improvement, quality management, patient engagement, safety management, citizen partnership, safety investigations, safety reporting, safety culture

 

Stelfox, Tom

Professor
Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Medicine

Department Head
Department of Critical Care Medicine

Staff Intensivist
Critical Care Medicine
Alberta Health Services

tstelfox@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Application of health services research methods to evaluate and improve the quality of health care delivery to critically ill patients.

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Stephenson, Flora

Senior Analyst
Data Integration, Measurement and Reporting
Alberta Health Services

flora.stephenson@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cardiovascular Health, Stroke, Rehabilitation, Performance Indicators

 

Stiphout, Michelle

Consultant
Workforce Research and Evaluation
Alberta Health Services

michelle.stiphout@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health sciences, public administration, policy, organizational sciences, team work, work engagement, Interprofessional care processes, integrated care, implementation science, change management

Strong, David

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Services

Medical Officer of Health
Health Outcomes
Alberta Health Services

david.strong@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Small area analysis, systems analysis, performance measurement

Surood, Shireen

Manager
Alberta Health Services

shireen.surgood@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Reducing inequalities and health disparities among vulnerable populations ; aging, multiculturalism, ethnic minority, immigrants, service utilization.

Svenson, Larry

Executive Director and Provincial Health Analytics Officer
Analytics and Performance
Alberta Health

Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

larry.scenson@gov.ab.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Epidemiology; health policy; administrative data; big data; public health
Projects: vaccine safety and effectiveness; epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases; safety of disease modifying therapies used to treat multiple sclerosis

Swann, David

Clinical Assistant
Department of Community Health Sciences

Former MLA for Calgary Mountain View
Government of Alberta

davidswann571@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Interest in media and public health (prevention) policy, drug addiction and mental health.
Also engaged in Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) research and policy advocacy

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Tang, Karen

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Physician
General Internal Medicine
Alberta Health Services

klktang@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Social vulnerabilities, health disparities, health services research, social epidemiology, systematic reviews

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Tarraf, Rima

Research and Evaluation Consultant
Health Systems Evaluation and Evidence
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

rimac.tarraf@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Workforce research, health systems evaluation, public health, seniors care, policy, industrial/organizational psychology. Projects include: Violence towards ED workforce, Correctional Health

Tay, Jason

Hematologist
Department of Medicine

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Oncology

jason.tay@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Transfusion medicine, Hematopoieitic Stem cell transplantation (HSCT), myeloma, clinical trials

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Temple-Oberle, Claire

Professor
Departments of Surgery and Oncology

Research Director
Plastic Surgery
Alberta Health Services

claire.temple-oberle@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Breast, cancer, reconstruction, quality of life, melanoma, outcomes of breast reconstruction, guideline development, in transit melanoma, microsurgical education, body dysmorphia in transgender individuals.
Projects: Piloting A Smartphone Post-Recovery Patient Monitoring App, Effects of Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation on Medicosurgical Procedural Skill Acquisition and Retention, Assessing the Impact of Snapshot NIR Technology on Rates of Skin Flap Necrosis in a Surgical Oncology Setting

Thomas, Bejoy

Assistant Professor
Division of Psychosocial Oncology
Department of Oncology

bejoy.thomas@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Psychosocial Oncology. Improvement in uptake and utilization of existing resources and reduction of disparity amongst diverse populations. Current research: 1) Why are existing cancer care resources underutilized by the multicultural population? 2) How should the present care delivery model be adapted to meet the unique needs of the multicultural patient? and 3) What moderates disparity in biomedical and psychosocial outcomes in the population subgroups?

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Thomas, Ken

Clinical Assistant Professor and Orthopaedic Surgeon
Departments of Surgery and Clinical Neurosciences

Research Director
Spine Program
Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Spine Surgeon
Alberta Health Services

kthomas@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Surgery, spine, patient reported outcomes, economic evaluation, health research methods

Thomas, Roger

Professor Emeritus
Department of Family Medicine

rthomas@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Systematic reviews, meta-analyses; polyharmacy; pharmacogenomics; adverse drug events; preventing smoking by children and adolescents; influenza, vaccine effectiveness, increasing vaccination rates; sports injuries; concussion. Projects: Potentially inappropriate prescribing and potential prescribing omissions among seniors; adverse drug events among seniors; pharmacogenomics of drug metabolism by seniors; rehospitalisation of seniors and costs of rehospitalisation; costs of inappropriate prescribing and prescribing omissions among seniors in multiple countries.

Thurston, Wilfreda E. (Billie)

Professor Emerita and Adjunct Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

thurston@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health promotion, equity, gender, Indigenous, immigrant, violence against women and girls
Projects: Enhanced Assessment Acknowledge Act Effectiveness Trial

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Tink, Wendy

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

tink@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Adverse childhood events, adult health outcomes, neurobiology, post graduate education

Tonelli, Marcello

Senior Associate Dean (Health Research)
Division of Nephrology

Staff Nephrologist
Southern Alberta Renal Program
Alberta Health Services

Director
WHO Collaborating Centre on Prevention and Control of Chronic Kidney Disease
University of Calgary

cello@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Chronic kidney disease, health services, cardiovascular disease, health policy

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Toohey, Ann

Manager, Research and Scientific Programs
Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

amtoohey@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Aging-in-place, age-friendly policy, One Health, human-animal relationships, social justice, social inclusion, pets, CLSA

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Topps, David

Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Director
Rural Continuing Medical Education
Department of Family Medicine

topps@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Clinical informatics

Torry, Angela

Analyst
Health Public Policy Unit
Alberta Health Services

angela.torry@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Population health, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, chronic disease prevention

Tortorelli, Christina

Assistant Professor
Child Studies and Social Work
Health, Community and Education
Mount Royal University

Executive Manager
Calgary and Area Child and Family Services Authority
Government of Alberta

ctortorelli@mtroyal.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Child welfare, child protection, resilience, children, youth, families, mental health, addiction, FASD, cumulative risk, social work
Projects: the experiences of International Students in Social Work, PhD focus is on the resilience of youth aging out of government care.

Tough, Suzanne

Professor
Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences

Scientific Director
Policy Wise for Children and Families

Adjunct Professor
Obstetrics and Gynaecology

stough@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Maternal, birth and early childhood outcomes, maternal and child health, maternal mental health, preterm birth, infant development, perinatal epidemiology, community based research, and child development.

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Treherne, Kerri

Medical Director
The Alex Community Health Centre

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

kerritreherne@hotmail.com

 

Tremblay, Alain

Professor
Departments of Medicine (Division of Respirology) and Oncology

alain.tremblay@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Lung cancer screening, bronchoscopy, pleural effusion

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Turner, David

Community Engagement Advisor
Emergency and Disaster Management
Alberta Health Services

david.turner@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Indigenous Peoples Health - Emergency Disaster Management - Housing homelessness
Projects: Emergency Disaster Management - COVID - 19 and Network Environment Indigenous Peoples Health Research

Turner, Nicholas (Nick)

Professor
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources
Haskayne School of Business

Adjunct Professor
Department of Psychology

nick.turner@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Accidents; injuries; leadership; mental health; occupational health psychology; work design

Twilt, Marinka

Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics

Scientific Director
Clinical Research
Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute

Paediatric Rheumatologist
Alberta Health Services

marinka.twilt@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Arthritis, autoinflammation, precision medicine, epidemiology

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Tyminski, Sheila

Director
Nutrition Services
Population and Public Health
Alberta Health Services

sheila.tyminski@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Develop measurement and evaluation tools that will enable us to measure impact (e.g., in prevention of childhood obesity; nutrition and early childhood development; nutrition and prevention of chronic disease; population level interventions targeting adults/seniors)

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Upadhyaya, Deepali

Assistant Professor
Department of Midwifery
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Mount Royal University

deepali.upadhyaya@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Midwifery Education, Clinical Preceptorship, Maternal and Newborn Health in Low and Middle Income Countries

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ven der Meer, Frank

Associate Professor
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

frank.vandermeer@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Molecular epidemiology, vaccines, influenza, pestivirus

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van Marle, Guido

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Director
International Partnerships
Indigenous, Local and Global Health Office
Community Engagement, Local and Global

Co-Director
Biomedical Sciences, BHSc
Cumming School of Medicine

vanmarle@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
HIV/AIDS, HBV, SARS CoV2/COVID19, Virology, Molecular Diagnostics, Global Health, One Health, Research & Educational Capacity Building, STEM Education

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Van Rosendaal, Guido

Professor Emeritus
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine

gvrosend@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical education, health systems, health policy, internal medicine, gastroenterology

VandenBerg, Stephanie Dawn

Emergency Physician
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Lecturer
Department of Emergency Medicine

vandenberg.stephanie@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Harm Reduction, Knowledge Translation, Health Equity, Injury Prevention, Patient Centred Care

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Violato, Claudio

Professor and Assistant Dean (Assessment and Evaluation)
Medical School
University of Minnesota

violato@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical Education; Epidemiology; Biostatistics; Psychometrics; Cultural, regional and behavioral factors that influence population health

Vipond, Joseph (Joe)

Emergency Physician
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Lecturer
Department of Emergency Medicine

jvipondmd@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Air pollution, Coal

von Ranson, Kristin

Professor
Department of Psychology

kvonrans@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects
Eating disorders; body image; body dissatisfaction; binge eating; addictive-like eating; food addiction; eating addiction; psychotherapy research-practice gap, evidence-based treatment for eating disorders; weight bias
Projects: Risk factors for eating pathology; Survey of psychotherapy preferences and expectations of mental-health-seeking adults and parents

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Waddell, Cameron

Retired Medical Director
Workplace Health and Safety and Accreditation
Alberta Health Services

cam.waddell@shaw.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health economics at macro level; Healthcare ethics; Healthcare quality and continuous improvement

Wallace, Jean E.

Professor
Department of Sociology

Adjunct Professor
Department of Medicine

jwallace@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Work-related factors that may positively or negatively affect the well being of health care providers (HCPs) , as well as their coping strategies and support systems

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Walsh, Christine

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

cwalsh@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Vulnerable populations, homelessness, violence across the lifespan, Aboriginal and ethno-cultural populations

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Wang, Edwin

Professor
Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Medical Genetics; and Oncology

edwin.wang@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Big data, bioinformatics, systems biology

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Wang, JianLi

Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry

jlwang@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Psychiatric epidemiology in the working population, interventional research in the working population, and mental health literacy and stigma research.

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Wasylak, Tracy

Chief Program Officer
Strategic Clinical Networks
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Nursing

tracy.wasylak@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health Services research, Patient engagement research, Implementation Science
Projects include: Virtual Supervised Consumption

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Waters, Nigel

Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography

Adjunct Professor
Civil Engineering
Schulich School of Engineering

nwaters@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
GIS; Geographic Information Science; Health GIS; Transportation; Epidemiology; Social Media; Microtargeting; Replication and Reproducibility of Research; Spatial Statistics
Projects: Osteoarthritis research

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Weatherald, Jason

Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine, Cardiac Sciences, and Community Health Sciences

jcweathe@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Pulmonary hypertension and prognosis

Weaver, Sherry

Senior Instructor and Associate Dean (Undergraduate Program)
Haskayne School of Business

sweaver@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
healthcare systems modelling, operations management, patient scheduling

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Webber, Carmen

Evaluation Specialist
Alberta Health Services

carmen.webber@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health equity, program evaluation, applied research

White, Debbie

Professor and Dean 
Faculty of Nursing
University of Calgary (Qatar)

dwhit@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Patient safety and quality of care, models of care, learning and work environment, organizational practices

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Wicklum, Sonja

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Undergraduate Clerkship Director
Department of Family Medicine

sonja.wicklum@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Nutrition education, obesity management, rural family medicine, Indigenous health, Planetary health

Wiebe, Samuel

Professor
Department of Clinical Neurosciences

swiebe@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Outcomes research, quality of life, clinical epidemiology, prediction algorithms, data science, health services research

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Williamson, Tyler

Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Associate Director
Centre for Health Informatics

tyler.williamson@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Generalized linear models, relative risk, risk difference, big data, electric medical records

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Wilson, Warren M.

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

Adjunct Associate professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

wwilson@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Maternal and child health, growth and development, culture, ethnography, anthropology, low-to-middle income countries, global health, food insecurity

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Wilton, Stephen

Associate Professor
Departments of Cardiac Sciences and Community Health Sciences

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

sbwilton@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Cardiovascular disease, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, health services research, clinical trials, meta-analysis

Wissmann, Andreas

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

awissmann1@gmail.com

Research Interests / Projects:
Startups, medical technology, biotechnology, market research, business development, commercialization

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Wolbring, Gregor

Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

gwolbrin@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Ability and disability studies; issues of new, emerging and converging sciences and technologies; AI and machine learning; nanotechnology; cognitive sciences; neuromorphic engineering; genetics; synthetic biology; robotics; brain computer interfaces; human enhancement; peace; sports; human security; global health; sustainability studies; conflict studies; ecohealth; climate, water and energy issues; bioethics, neuroethics; AI ethics; community scholar; motivated reasoning; role narrative; 

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Wood, Stephen

Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

stephen.wood@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Perinatal epidemiology, Premature labor physiology/pathology, Clinical Trials in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Principle Investigator of a Clustered Randomized Controlled Trial to decrease the primary Cesarean Section Rate.

Wycliffe-Jones, Keith

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

kwycliff@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Medical Education, Selection, Assessment, Accreditation
Projects:  Validating CFPC Key Features as core competencies for FM EPAs.

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Xu, Yuan (Shawn)

Assistant Professor
Department(s) of Oncology, Community Health Sciences and Surgery

yuxu@ucalgary.ca

Research Interest/Current Projects:
Methodology in Electronic Medical Record Data, Clinical Epidemiology, Health Service Research, Real-world Evidence Study.
Developing methods to leverage multidimensional health data including electronic health data and administrative data to boost the outcome and health service studies, and to generate real-world evidence to support medical decision making at the health-system and point-care levels in cancer care. 

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Yamamoto, Jennifer

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
University of Manitoba

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

jennifer.yamamoto@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Diabetes, pregnancy, continuous glucose monitoring, technology

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Yanchar, Natalie

Clinical Professor
Department of Surgery

natalie.yanchar@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Trauma, Trauma systems, Paediatrics, injury prevention, health systems, clinical outcomes

Yang, Lin

Research Scientist
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research
Alberta Health Services

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology

lin.yang@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Energy balance, cancer prevention, patient reported outcome, built environment

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Yanicki, Sharon

Adjunct Assistant Professor and Research Associate
University of Lethbridge

yanism@uleth.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health equity/inequity, poverty reduction, social inclusion/exclusion, public health and nursing ethics, mixed methods, realist synthesis and scoping reviews.

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Yarema, Mark

Medical Director
Poison and Drug Information Service
Alberta Health Services

Section Chief
Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Professor
Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Medicine

mark.yarema@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Acetaminophen, poisoning, antidotes, poison control centres, toxicology
Projects: implementation of pharmacogenomic testing and its impact on cost and hospitalizations for adverse drug events.

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Zaidi, Mukarram

Epidemiologist and Biostatistician
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Public Health Agency of Canada

Family Physician
Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

mzaidi@nosm.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Program evaluation and quality improvement, teaching and family practice

Zarnke, Kelly

Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

kzarnke@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
pharmacology, health economics, health care delivery, health technology assessment

Zarrabi, Mahmood

Senior Health Economist
Health Technology Assessment and Innovation
Alberta Health Services

mahmood.zarrabi@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Health economics, public population health, biostatistics

Zhang, Sharon

Senior Analyst (Epidemiology)
Public Health Innovation and Decision Support
Alberta Health Services

sharon.zhang@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Perinatal health and population health

Zhu, Carina

Instructor
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Lethbridge

carina.zhu@uleth.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Systematic reviews, cancer screening, harm reduction, addictions, health promotion, community health nursing

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Zhu, Haifang

Research Analyst
Department of Neuroscience

haifeng.zhu2@ahs.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Study design, project management, primary and secondary data collection, analysis and interpretation, reporting; epidemiology, biostatistics

 

Zwicker, Jennifer

Director
Health Policy
School of Public Policy

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology

Deputy Chief Scientific Officer
Kids Brain Health Network

zwicker1@ucalgary.ca

Research Interests / Projects:
Disability policy for children and youth, social determinants of health, health services research

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