Janet Curran Bio
Dr. Curran’s program of research is focused on developing and evaluating interventions to improve transitions in care for patients and their caregivers. Dr. Curran’s program of research is supported by a CIHR New Investigator Award in Knowledge Translation. She currently leads a CIHR-NSHRF funded multi-centred national study exploring best practice strategies for discharge communication in paediatric emergency practice settings. Dr. Curran’s her work is directly informed by the inclusion of multiple stakeholders (patients, caregivers, clinicians, and administrators) in all phases of her research. Dr. Curran holds a scientific appointment in emergency medicine at the IWK Health Centre and the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax, Nova Scotia and also has a cross appointment in Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University.
• Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (Executive Committee Member)
• Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
• Canadian Association of Nursing Research
• Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia
Awards & Honours
• 2015 Early Career Research Award, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University
• 2015 Terry Klassen Young Investigator Award, Pediatric Emergency Research Canada
• 2014-2019 CIHR New Investigator Salary Award, Total $300 000
• 2011-2015 IWK Investigatorship Award. IWK Health Centre, Total: $240 000
• 2009-2011 CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Total: $110 000
To find out more about Dr. Curran’s program of research, please visit her website.