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Shannon Scott is a Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. She currently holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair for knowledge translation in child health. Her research program, translating Evidence in Child Health to enhance Outcomes (ECHO), aims to improve the health outcomes of children in Alberta and Canada through application of the best research evidence, as well as exploring factors that shape research implementation.

Knowledge translation – using what we know!

“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.