Current University: University of Alberta
Member since: March 2009
Dr. Shannon Scott is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. She currently holds an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) Population Health Investigator, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator, and the CIHR Monique Bégin Knowledge Translation prize (2011-2012). Her ECHO research program aims to improve the health outcomes of children in Alberta and Canada through application of the best research evidence, as well as exploring factors that shape research implementation. Her research program is in the field of knowledge translation (KT) — a field focused on decreasing the gap between what the best available evidence advises that clinicians do and what clinicians actually do in clinical practice.