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Centre for Community Child Health Research


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Director - Bob Armstrong

Ph.D, MD, FRCPC; Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UBC; Vice President Medical Services and Quality Promotion, Children's & Women's Health Centre of British Columbia

Research Focus:population and individual measure of disease and health status, identification of at-risk populations, and the development and evaluation of clinical and population-based interventions.


Associate Director - Chris Lovato

Ph.D; Associate Professor, Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC

Research Focus: health promotion and preventive medicine, with a special interest in developing population-based interventions to reduce tobacco use, sun exposure and injuries among children and youth.



Ruth Eckstein Gruneau

Ph.D, RPsych; Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UBC; Psychologist, B.C.'s Children's Hospital

Research Focus: biobehavioural responses to pain/stress in infants; long term cognitive, academic and psycho-social functioning of very low birth weight and other medically high risk newborns.


Anton Miller

MD, FRCPC; Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UBC; Developmental Pediatrician, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Research Focus:evaluation of strategies to reduce disability from hearing loss in infancy; evaluation of diagnostic and management strategies in attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.



Tim Oberlander

MD, FRCPC; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UBC; Developmental Pediatrician, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Research Focus: biobehavioural responses to pain/stress in infants; pain in children with significant neurologic impairment, long term outcome of low birth weight and critically ill newborns.



Maureen O'Donnell

MD, FRCPC; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UBC; Developmental Pediatrician, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

Research Focus: growth and nutritional needs in children with cerebral palsy; sleep disorders in children with major neurological impairment; treatment for spasticity in children; patterns of health care use among children and youth with disabilities.


Parminder Raina

Ph.D; Assistant Professor, Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC; Director, B.C. Injury Research & Prevention Unit

Research Focus: epidemiology, health services and population health research, quality of life, survey methodology, surveillance and epidemiology of injuries and disabilities.


Research Associates

Judith Gilley

Ph.D; Research Associate, Sessional Instructor, Department of Psychology, UBC


Jean Shoveller

Ph.D; Research Associate, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC


Post Doctoral Fellow

Hassan Soubhi

M.D., MSC, Ph.D Candidate; Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Health Care and Epidemilogy, UBC


Managing Director

Jacqueline Smit Alex, MSW

 


Administrative Assistant

Lisa Lund, BPE




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Room L-408
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6H 3V4
CANADA

Tel: (604) 875-3570
Fax: (604) 875-3569

E-mail: childhealth@sunnyhill.bc.ca


Last updated: March 11, 1999

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