Research Teams & Activities

Explore our Research Teams and Projects


Alberta Center for Outcome Research in Neurosurgery (ACORN Kids)

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Alberta Children's Hospital Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology & Vaccine Evaluation Team (ACHIEVE)

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Alberta Children's Pain Research Lab (ABC)

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Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes & Nutrition Study (APrON)

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Alberta Provincial Pediatric Enteric Infection Team (APPETITE)

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Brain Injury Research in Children (BIRCh)

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Calgary Childhood Arthritis Research Program

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Calgary Pediatric Stroke Program

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Canadian Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome Project (CHILDNEPH)

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Child and Adolescent Imaging Research (CAIR)

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Calgary Vasculitis Program

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Child & Family Health Research Unit

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Developmental Psychobiology Laboratory

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Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Efficiency, Quality, Innovation and Safety in Pediatric Surgery (EQuIS)

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Healthy Children Research Cohort (HICCUP)

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Immunodeficiency to Auto Inflammation

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Inflammatory Brain Diseases Research Program - BrainWorks

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Metabolic Research Team

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Neonatology Research Group

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Neuropsychological Outcomes of Brain Injury - NEURO detect

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Pediatric Emergency Research Team (PERT)

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Research on Children's Neurodevelopment

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Traumatic Brain Injury Program

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Current Project Opportunities

Looking to help out with a research project? We have the following project opportunities available. 

To post an opportunity here, please email pediatrics.research@ucalgary.ca

Research Assistant -Dermatology

Dr. Michele Ramien is seeking a part-time casual hourly Research Assistant at ACH. This position is available immediately and will be transitioned to recurring/regular part-time in April 2021, until the end of 2021 (with the possibility of extension). Details are below.

The Research Assistant’s (RA) primary purpose is to provide research support services to two prospective studies. The main tasks are to coordinate and monitor studies that are ongoing in the Pediatric Dermatology Clinic at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Schedule/hours: 10hrs/week. The RA will be expected to work in the Dermatology Clinic from 8am-4pm on Tuesdays. Additional hours are flexible. 

Qualifications/expertise required:

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Minimum 1 year of related experience in human subject research required
  • Clinical Trial training required: Tri-Council Policy Statement 2, Good Clinical Practices, Health Canada Division 5
  • Ability to plan research and administrative activities with a team environment
  • Ability to collect and organize data
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Clinical experience in Pediatrics and CITI Clinical Research Coordinator course are assets

Hourly wage: $27.47/hr

If interested, please contact Dr. Ramien directly (michele.ramien@ahs.ca).