Sharon Hou

Dr. Sharon Hou (she/her) is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Calgary. She is also a clinician at BC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hou completed her PhD in clinical child and adolescent psychology from the University of Guelph. Her research focuses on the social and cultural processes that shape child development and child health. She […]

Stephanie Howe

Stephanie is a doctoral student in the School and Applied Child Psychology Program at the University of Calgary. She previously completed her B.A. (Hons) in Psychology and her M.Sc. in School and Applied Child Psychology at the University of Calgary. Stephanie’s main research interests are related to children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disabilities (e.g., autism, […]

Anna MacKinnon

Dr. Anna MacKinnon is a clinical psychologist and researcher in perinatal mental health and early child development. Her work aims to identify risk and protective factors to inform the development of innovative interventions that promote resilience and prevent mental health problems. She’s worked with large cohort studies to examine multilevel social (e.g., neighborhood) and biological […]

Cara Nania

Cara is a graduate student in the School and Applied Child Psychology program at the University of Calgary. Born and raised in Calgary, Cara completed her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology with her research focusing on chronic pain, sleep, and trauma in youth. Upon graduation, Cara worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at […]

Melanie Noel

Melanie Noel, PhD, RPsych is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary and a Full Member of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. She directs the Alberta ChildrenÂ’s Pain Research Lab within the Vi Riddell Pain & Rehabilitation Centre at the Alberta ChildrenÂ’s Hospital in Canada. […]

Jacqueline Pei

I began my career as a criminologist working with incarcerated youth. Faced with unanswered questions, I returned to academia to study youth at risk, child development, and neuropsychology. Now, as a researcher and Registered Psychologist my focus includes identification and evaluation of interventions to support healthy outcomes for youth put at risk, and in particular […]

Jude Mary Cenat

Jude Mary Ce?nat, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology, Chair of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Black Health, and Director of the Vulnerability, Trauma, Resilience & Culture (V-TRaC) Research Laboratory and holds the Research Chair on Black Health at the University of Ottawa. His research program explores factors associated with vulnerability, trauma, […]

Gina Muckle

After postdoctoral fellowships in developmental psychology and in environmental health, Dr. Muckle was professor at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at UL for five years before being hired at the School of Psychology in 2003. Her area of specialization, developmental and behavioral teratology, integrates concepts from child development, toxicology and epidemiology. Her research […]

Katie Birnie

Katie Birnie, PhD RPsych, is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary where she leads Partnering For Pain, a patient-oriented research program striving towards equitable pain management for children through partnerships with youth, families, healthcare professionals, policymakers, and community organizations. Dr. Birnie is the Associate Scientific Director of Solutions for Kids […]