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Shannon Scott

Biography

Dr. Shannon Scott is a pediatric nurse, and Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB. Her research program (ECHO – translating Evidence in Child Health to enhance Outcomes) aims to improve the health outcomes of children in Alberta and Canada through the application of the best research evidence as well as exploring the factors that shape research implementation. Her research program is in the field of knowledge translation (KT)—a field focused on decreasing the gap between the best available evidence and what clinicians do in clinical practice and she uses arts-based approaches to connect and engage with multiple audiences. She holds an AIHS (Alberta Innovates Health Solutions) Population Health Investigator award, a Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation in Child Health and recently inducted into the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Discipline: Nursing

Centre: University of Alberta

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