M. Florencia Ricci


  • Accepting Students: No
  • Research Category: Brain, Behaviour, and Development


Current Positions

Developmental Pediatrician
Assistant Professor - University of Manitoba
Child Development Clinic
Neonatal Follow-up Clinic


2018 PhD in Pediatrics University of Alberta Edmonton, Canada
2016-2017 Deloitte Clinical Research Fellowship Department of Pediatrics. University of Alberta
2014-2016 Swallow Fund Fellowship in Pediatric Outcomes Research Department of Pediatrics. University of Alberta
2012-2014 Clinical Fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics. University of Alberta
2008-2012 Pediatric Residency Department of Pediatrics. Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina
2007 Medical Degree (Honor Diploma) Universidad Austral Buenos Aires, Argentina

Research Focus

My research is focused on the development of new knowledge and understanding of the impact of congenital heart disease and its complex care on the neurodevelopment of children. I also dedicate part of my research to investigate the neurodevelopmental outcomes of children born prematurely.

Research Interests

- Neurodevelopmental outcomes of children undergoing complex cardiac surgery in early life
- Prevalence of cerebral palsy in Manitoba