Our Speakers

Speaker Bios

Current Speakers

Dr. Scott Patten MD, FRCP(C), PhD

Scott Patten obtained a medical doctorate (MD) from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada) in 1986, a specialist certification (FRCPC) in Psychiatry in 1991, and PhD in epidemiology at the University of Calgary in 1994. (more…)

Gavin McCormack, PhD MSc

Dr. Gavin McCormack is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator. (more…)

Dr. Ann Crabtree

Dr. Ann E. Crabtree is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and an elected member of the Governing Council of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. (more…)

Dr. John Pereira

Dr. John Xavier Pereira is the President-Elect of the Pain Society of Alberta, past Ronald Melzack Fellow of the McGill Pain Center and past Pfizer Canada Scholar in Persistent and Neuropathic Pain. (more…)

Dr. Rob Tanguay

Psychiatrist, Addiction Specialist,
Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Lecturer, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary (more…)

Dr. Sergio Pellis

Sergio M Pellis, PhD (Monash Univ., Australia) is a biologist and ethologist, presently Professor of Animal Behavior and Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. (more…)

Dr. Sheila McDonald

Dr. Sheila McDonald is Lead Scientist and a Co-Investigator of the All Our Babies Study, a community-based pregnancy cohort study in Calgary, Alberta.
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Previous Speakers

Dr. John Pereira

Dr. John Xavier Pereira is the President-Elect of the Pain Society of Alberta, past Ronald Melzack Fellow of the McGill Pain Center and past Pfizer Canada Scholar in Persistent and Neuropathic Pain. (more…)

Dr. Linda Carlson

Dr. Linda Carlson holds the Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology (more…)

Dr. Charles Samuels

Dr. Samuels is a Diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine (more…)

Dr. Kevin Rioux

Kevin completed a combined MD-PhD (GI Immunophysiology) at the University of Calgary in 1999 (more…)

Dr. Bonnie Kaplan

Bonnie J. Kaplan, PhD, is a Professor in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary (more…)

Dr. Bryan Kolb

Bryan Kolb has published 5 books, including two textbooks with Ian Whishaw (more…)

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