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Vancouver site of the CHILD Cohort Study

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 Assistant:

Conrado De Guzman

BSN
Research Assistant, CHILD Study


The Vancouver site recruited 783 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 site of the CHILD Cohort Study

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 808 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 site of the CHILD Cohort Study

Manitoba

Site Leader:

Dr. Elinor Simons

MD, PhD, MSc, FAAAAI, FAAP
Pediatric Allergist and Clinical Epidemiologist,, Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg
Assistant Professor, the University of Manitoba
Clinician-scientist, the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM)


Research Coordinator:

Scarlet Deluz

MLT, CBDT
Clinical Research Coordinator, CHILD Study
Biological Laboratory and Bone Densitometry Technologist


The Manitoba sites recruited 1,055 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, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM), St. Boniface Hospital.

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Toronto site of the CHILD Cohort Study

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:

Yaminee Charavanapavan

BSc, MHSc
Research Coordinator, CHILD Study
Clinical Research Project Coordinator, The Hospital for Sick Children

The Toronto site recruited 809 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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