Investigator

Kelly Russell

PhD

  • Accepting Students: No
  • Research Category: Injury Epidemiology

Contact

Current Positions

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba
Adjunct Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Research Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

Education

Post-doctoral Fellow in Traumatic Brain Injury in Sport (2012)
St Michael’s Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Toronto, Ontario

Doctorate of Philosophy in Epidemiology (2011)
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Master of Science in Epidemiology (2006),
School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences (2000)
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Research Focus

My research focuses on risk factors for prolonged recovery from a pediatric concussion, interventions to improve concussion recovery, psychosocial and academic outcomes following a pediatric concussion, and health-related quality of life during concussion recovery in youth.

Research Interests

- Sport injury epidemiology
- Pediatric concussion
- Built environment