Pediatric Research Day 2021

Pediatric Research Day

Pediatric Research Day 2021

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to present this year's Pediatric Research Day abstracts online. The purpose of this event is to showcase research by staff and learners in the Department of Pediatrics. The event is open to all members of the Department of Pediatrics.

Research will be presented virtually by a mix of faculty, learners and staff. You are encouraged to submit your best abstracts for consideration.

Date:  Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 12:30 - 5 p.m.
via Pheedloop

timothy-caulfield-image-250.png Keynote speaker: Tim Caulfield, professor of law at the University of Alberta, research director of its Health Law Institute, and current Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy
Topic: Battling bunk: Evidenced-based strategies to counter misinformation


Award recipients

View the list of the 2021 poster presentation award recipients
View the list of the 2021 oral presentation award recipients


Schedule
Opening remarks and keynote (12:30 - 1:25 p.m.)
12:30 p.m. Sarah Forgie, department chair, Brenda Hemmelgarn, dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Todd Alexander, associate director of the Women and Children's Health Research Institute, Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation, event co-chairs Geoff Ball, and Catherine Burton, opening remarks
12:40 p.m. Timothy Caulfield, keynote
Poster hall interactive session (1:30 - 2:15 p.m.)
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Poster abstract presenters avaliable for Q&A, including residents, fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, faculty, clinical academic colleagues, and non-faculty staff. Total of 59 poster abstracts.
Poster hall static session (viewing only, 2:15 - 4 p.m.)
2:15 - 4 p.m. Poster abstract presenters avaliable for viewing, including residents, fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, faculty, clinical academic colleagues, and non-faculty staff. Total of 59 poster abstracts.
Oral sessions (2:15 - 3:30 p.m.)
Time Virtual Room 1 (Residents) Virtual Room 2 (Fellows) Virtual Room 3 (Graduate students) Virtual Room 4 (Undergraduate students) Virtual Room 5 (Faculty, Clinical Academic Colleagues, Non-faculty staff)
2:15 p.m. Erin Auld Emile Manny Simran Pherwani Nicole Brockman Sara Elliot
2:30 p.m. Lindsey Kjaldgaard Heather Armstrong Amanpreet Kauer Guillermo Hasbun Gurpreet Khaira
2:45 p.m. Rebekah Baumann Richelle Waldner Cleighton Boehme Sarah Hanstock Karen Forbes
3 p.m. Aran Yukseloglu Qutuba Karwi Maggie Wang Caseng Zhang Saadet Andrews
3:15 p.m. Nicholas Conradi Xin (David) Zhao Jessica Wijesundera Rose He Elise Reiter
Oral sessions (3:30 - 4:15 p.m.)
Time Virtual Room 1 (Residents) Virtual Room 2 (Fellows) Virtual Room 3 (Graduate students) Virtual Room 4 (Undergraduate students) Virtual Room 5 (Faculty, Clinical Academic Colleagues, Non-faculty staff)
3:30 p.m. Rajesh Alphonse Mansi Garg Nazanin Arjomand Fard Patrick Hicks Collin Wilbur
3:45 p.m. Nicole Arseneau Olga Patey Kim Ho Aaron Chung Erin Boschee
4 p.m. Geraldine Huynh Shannon Mohoric Reshma Sirajee Manisha Bharadia Sara Rodriguez Lopez
4:15 p.m. Cory Meeuwisse Judith Namuyonga Shubham Soni Henry Ma Lisa Hartling
Awards and closing (4:15 - 4:45 p.m.)
4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Abstract awards and scavenger hunt/trivia prizes presented
Abstract submission

NOW CLOSED

Only ONE abstract per first author will be accepted; please choose your best work for submission. The abstracts must be submitted online and formatted in a Word document as follows:

  • Text of abstract: keep abbreviations to a minimum (and define when first used)
  • Maximum length: 400 words
  • Do not include: Tables or graphs
  • Abstracts should represent original research that has been completed or is currently underway by faculty members, residents, graduate students or postdoctoral fellows (previously submitted work is acceptable)
  • Filename should be: Abstract - 2021, your last name, your first name (put your division in brackets)

Presenter resources

The Women and Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI) has held informational sessions for researchers to prepare for oral and abstract presentations. This resource may help you with Pediatric Research Day:

Geoff Ball, professor, and Maryam Kebbe, former postdoctoral fellow: Creating and delivering powerful scientific presentations

Testimonials

Watch the videos below to find out why submitting an abstract for Pediatric Research Day is important.

Research Day committee members

Geoff Ball - co-chair
Catherine Burton - co-chair
Heather Armstrong
Judith Chrystal
Lisa Hornberger
Qutuba Karwi
Qaasim Mian
Carmen Rasmussen
Shubham Soni 
Sneha Suresh
Nikki Tyminski
Tamara Vineberg
Eytan Wine
Bruce Wright
Lynn Yang
Mona Zhang

Contact us

Executive Assistant
Julie Paterson
pedsresearch@ualberta.ca

Program

2019 Program

Award recipients

2019 Award recipients

Oral and poster abstracts

2020 abstracts
2019 abstracts