Pediatrics Research Leadership


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Research Leadership Team

We provide resources and support for researchers throughout the project life-cycle. We're here to help.

Dr. Adam Kirton, Deputy Head Research

Nicole Romanow, Sr. Consultant, Child Health Research

Ashton Chugh, Research Assistant

The Research Leadership Team has a mandate to support the ongoing development of research capacity among members of the Department. We provide resources for researchers, including on-boarding tools, workshops, mentorship opportunities, and one-on-one consultations to help support the operational aspects of research. Services are available to anyone, Faculty or research staff, to address questions or barriers when it comes to the logistics of research within the institutional and broader health region context. Areas in which help is available include:

  • UCalgary/AHS research policies and procedures
  • Project start-up
  • Navigating approvals and other processes
  • HR processes for research
  • Research Trust Accounting (e.g., setting up accounts, reporting requirements, purchasing processes)
  • Establishing contracts, agreements and sub-grants
  • Ethics/IRISS
  • Training opportunities
  • Identifying funding and preparing applications
  • Research on-boarding for new faculty/staff
  • Connecting to other research support services
  • Research Assistant support 

Dr. Adam Kirton (adam.kirton@ahs.ca

Nicole Romanow (ntr.romanow@ucalgary.ca) 403-955-7538

Ashton Chugh (chugha@ucalgary.ca) 403-955-7766