The people that make the SIPRC a success come from a variety of backgrounds including epidemiology, biostatistics, orthopaedic surgery, sport medicine, physical therapy, athletic therapy, health economics, health psychology, sociology, biomechanics, mechanical engineering, and bone and joint health science. The wide cross section of individuals creates a dynamic working research environment.
Dr. Willem Meeuwisse, MD PhD
A sport medicine physician and epidemiologist in the Sport Medicine Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Dr. Meeuwisse has a variety of research interests including sport injury and rehabilitation, epidemiology and the health aspects of exercise. He is also the chief editor of Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine.
Dr. Carolyn Emery, BScPT PhD
A physiotherapist and epidemiologist in the Sport Medicine Centre, Roger Jackson Centre for Health and Wellness Research, Faculty of Kinesiology with a joint appointment in Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. Her research interests include sport injury and rehabilitation, epidemiology, and injury prevention in sport with a particular focus on injury in child and adolescent sport. She is the associate editor of the North American Journal of Sport Physical Therapy and the Chair of the Research Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Dr. Nick Mohtadi, MD MSc FRCS(C) Dip Sport Med
Co-Director of the Sport Medicine Centre, orthopaedic surgeon and clinical researcher in the Sport Medicine Centre, Roger Jackson Centre for Health and Wellness Research, Faculty of Kinesiology. His research interests include Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Injury Prevention in Youth Sport.
Dr. Brent Hagel, PhD
An epidemiologist in the Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary and holds the Professorship in Child Health and Wellness funded by the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. Dr. Hagel's current research interests involve evaluation of the intended and unintended effects of protective equipment use and injury prevention policies (e.g., ski and snowboard helmet use, bike helmet legislation, body checking and minor hockey participation), with particular interest in child and adolescent sport and recreational injury prevention.
Dr. Jian Kang, PhD
A biostatistician at the Sport Medicine Centre, Roger Jackson Centre for Health and Wellness, Faculty of Kinesiology. Dr. Kang's current research interests include statistical methods for sports injury data, missing data in sport research studies, and diagnostic tests in the absence of a "gold standard".
Dr. Alberto Nettel-Aguirre - Biostatistics
Dr. Brian Benson –Sport Medicine
Dr. Tavis Campbell -Psychology
Dr. Gillian Currie –Health Economist
Dr. Tish Doyle-Baker –Exercise Physiology
Dr. Reed Ferber -Biomechanics
Dr. Karen Barlow, Pediatric Neurology
Dr. Cy Frank -Orthopedics
Mr. Dale Henwood –Canadian Sport Centre
Dr. Victor Lun –Sport Medicine
Dr. Benno Nigg -Biomechanics
Dr. Janet Ronsky -Biomechanics
Dr. David Smith – Exercise Physiology
Sarah Richmond, PhD Candidate
Kathryn Schneider, PhD Candidate
Tracy Blake, PhD Student
Nathalie Trottier, MSc Student
Shawn Allen, MSc Student
Kirsten Taylor, MSc Student
Nani Wollings, MSc Student
Community Health Sciences
Kelly Russell, PhD Student
Nicole Ruest, MSc Student
Merete Moller, MSc Student (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Post-Doctoral Fellows/Research AssociatesDr. Carly McKay
Dr. Kathrin Steffen (Oslo Sport Trauma Research Centre, Norway)
Jenelle McAllister, Research Coordinator
Maria Romiti, Research Coordinator
Di Wittner, Research Assistant
Hugh Tyreman, IT support
Caroline Ang, IT Support
Gavin Hamilton, Web Design