Each year, over 2.3 million children visit hospital emergency departments in Canada. Many of these visits are for minor conditions that could be treated at home or in other settings. Closing the research-practice gap is fundamental to improving the efficiency of health care delivery to children and their families. Dr. Shannon Scott and Dr. Lisa Hartling are working together to improve health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through knowledge translation. Dr. Scott directs a research program called translating Evidence in Child Health Continue reading →
Officially announced on September 10, 2018, seven top researchers will be able to take their work in children’s health to the next level, thanks to a $5-million gift from the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, and support from the University of Alberta & Alberta Health Services. Dr. Shannon Scott and co-investigator Dr. Lisa Hartling are among the seven Distinguished Researchers, and will use their funding to expand their research programs. Dr. Scott and Dr. Hartling work with families of children suffering from acute illnesses that commonly present to the Continue reading →
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Shannon Scott was awarded a University of Alberta Alumni Innovation Award with Dr. Lisa Hartling for their work with TREKK (Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids). Congratulations Shannon and Lisa!!
We are happy to announce that Dr. Shannon Scott has once again been awarded the Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Knowledge Translation for Child Health! A big congratulations to all the other CRC Award Holders, especially those at the University of Alberta. We are pleased to be working among such distinguished colleagues!
Check out this article about our Gastroenteritis e-Book, Sick All Night: When to go to the Hospital with Childhood Vomiting and Diarrhea, in the Winnipeg Free Press.
Check out this review of our e-Book for Pediatric Chronic Pain published in the Pediatric Pain Letter by Dr. Deirdre E. Logan, of the Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood, International Association for the Study of Pain.
“Over a concise but powerful 48 pages, a team of researchers and clinicians from the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta manage to convey a simple but outstandingly relatable narrative full of educational content for both children experiencing chronic pain and their parents.” Do you know a child who may be experiencing chronic pain? Our eBook “One family’s story: Learning to live with chronic pain” may help guide families as they take the initial steps needed to access care for children living with Continue reading →
Shannon Scott and the ECHO program were featured in the December 2011 edition of Metro Edmonton.
“The purpose of knowledge translation in children’s health care is to make sure that the decisions that are being made are informed by the latest research.” – Dr. Shannon Scott Using what we know: bringing evidence and practice to parents. This article was featured in the winter 2009–2010 edition of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing magazine following Dr. Shannon Scott’s Avenue Magazine award as one of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40.
Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 Award In 2009, Dr. Shannon Scott was honoured with an Avenue Magazine Top 40 Under 40 Award for “being a star in the new field of knowledge translation.”