Trainee Feature: Samantha Louie-Poon

Samantha Louie-Poon, RN, PhD Candidate   Q: Tell us a bit about yourself!  A: I am a settler of Chinese ancestry based in Edmonton, AB. As a nurse, researcher, and writer, I am passionate about storying the untold narratives of the Asian diaspora in so-called Canada. I’m currently a PhD Candidate at the University of … Read more

Parents Needed for Heart Failure Study

We are inviting parents and caregivers of children who have heart failure to participate in our research study to help us better understand how to prepare and educate families affected by children’s heart failure. Interviews will be 30-60 minutes, and all information gathered will be kept confidential and private. Please contact us or email … Read more

Trainee Feature: Lisa Knisley

Lisa Knisley, RN, MN, PhD Candidate   Q: Tell us a bit about yourself!  A: I’m a mom, wife, friend, nurse and aspiring researcher. I’ve worked as a nurse in Canada, the USA and the UK and currently live and work in Winnipeg.   I’m also the Executive Director of Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) – … Read more

Reducing childhood needle poke distress and pain: development and evaluation of novel KT tools for parents

For more details, read our technical report on this project here. To read more about the qualitative component of this research, click here. To read the systematic review, click here. View Infographic and Video We have also developed KT tools for parents and families about common childhood illnesses. These are all freely available on our website! View other … Read more

Help us win the 2021 CIHR IHDCYH Talks Video Competition!

Thank you for all your votes! We are please to share that our video won a special commendation prize. We are thrilled to be in this year’s CIHR IHDCYH Talks Video Competition! We entered one of our newest videos – What to expect when visiting the emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Visiting the … Read more

Acute Otitis Media (AOM): infographic for Pakistani parent end users

We developed a resource for Canadian parents about acute otitis media (AOM, also known as ear infection) and translated them for Pakistani parents.   Digital knowledge translation tools offer a promising approach to improving health literacy and communicating complex health information to parents of children with AOM. Culturally adapting the tools generated important knowledge that … Read more

Our Gastroenteritis Tool Was Featured in the Winnipeg Free Press!

Sick All Night

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. View our gastro resources ECHO The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence … Read more

Book Review – One Family’s Story: Learning to Live with Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

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. View our chronic pain resources ECHO The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for … Read more


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