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 →
Dr. Shannon Scott uses the power of stories to ensure that up-to-date research on child health is placed in the hands of parents, families, healthcare professionals, and policy-makers. Parents want to be involved in their children’s healthcare, and in order to be included, access to the latest research that is easy to understand has to be readily available. Unfortunately, in Canada, this isn’t always the case. Dr. Shannon Scott—Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing, Canada Research Chair for Knowledge Translation in Child 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!
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.”