Vancouver Edmonton Manitoba Toronto

Vancouver

British Columbia

Dr. Stuart Turvey

Site Leader:

Dr. Stuart Turvey

MBBS, DPhil, FRCPC
Professor, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
Aubrey J. Tingle Professor of Pediatric Immunology
Director, Clinical Research, and Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital

Research Coordinator:

Linda Warner

RN, BSN, CCRP
Clinical Research Coordinator, CHILD Study
Study Coordinator, CHILD 5 Year Peanut Challenges, UBC/BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

The Vancouver site recruited 813 mothers who are all participating in the core components of the CHILD Study.

Unique to the Vancouver site: a more in-depth investigation into the impact of “life stress” on healthy development. Mothers in Vancouver were invited to participate in a detailed telephone interview on this topic.

Participating Institutions: The University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Child and Family Reseach Institute, St. Paul’s Hospital, Women and Children’s Hospital and BC Children’s Hospital.

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Edmonton

Alberta

Dr. Piush Mandhane

Site Leader:

Dr. Piush Mandhane

MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Director, Division of Pediatric Respirology, Pulmonary & Asthma, University of Alberta
Pediatric Respirologist

Research Coordinator:

Joyce Chikuma

MSc
Physician Assistant
Research Coordinator, CHILD Study

The Edmonton site recruited 840 mothers who are all participating in the core components of the CHILD Study.

Unique to the Edmonton site: a series of studies on the role of sleep disordered breathing and its impact on cognitive growth and development. The children in this group were invited to participate in a sleep study, and their parents completed various questionnaires on sleep patterns.

Participating Institutions: University of Alberta; Alberta Health Services: Sturgeon, Royal Alexandra (Lois Hole Hospital for Women) and Stollery Children’s Hospital; Covenant Health: Grey Nuns and Misericordia Hospitals.

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Winnipeg & Morden/Winkler

Manitoba

Dr. Allan Becker

Site Leader:

Dr. Allan Becker

MD, FRCPC
Professor and Head, Section of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba
Consultant Allergist, Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg

Site Co-Leader:

Dr. Meghan Azad

Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba
Research Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Population Health Pillar co-Lead, Manitoba Developmental Origins of Chronic Diseases in Children Network (DEVOTION)

Research Coordinator:

Phaedra Propp

BA
Clinical Research Coordinator, CHILD Study


The Manitoba sites recruited 1105 mothers who are all participating in the core components of the CHILD Study.

Unique to the Manitoba site: a cohort with both a rural (Morden/Winkler) and an urban (Winnipeg) population.

Participating Institutions: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre, The Manitoba Institute of Child Health, St. Boniface Hospital.

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Toronto

Ontario

Site Leader:

Dr. Theo Moraes

MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Scientist-Track Investigator, Translational Medicine, Sick Kids Research Institute
Staff Respirologist, Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children

Research Coordinator:

Aimée Dubeau

PMP, CCRP, MHSc(c)
Research Coordinator, CHILD Study
Clinical Research Project Coordinator, SickKids Foundation


The Toronto site recruited 865 mothers who are all participating in the core components of the CHILD Study.

Unique to the Toronto site: in-depth evaluation of lung function trajectories from infancy through childhood.

Participating Institutions: The University of Toronto, Gage Occupational & Environmental Health Unit, The Hospital for Sick Children.

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