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Ruth Grunau, PhD, R.Psych


Pediatrics, Psychology

Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Medicine

University of British Columbia, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute

Dr. Ruth Grunau is a professor in the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics; and is an associate member of the Department of Psychology at UBC. She recently received the 2018 Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief. Her research interests include: long-term effects of neonatal pain in vulnerable developmental windows; infant pain assessment; and pain in hospitalized infants.

Research Keywords: Pain, Preterm infant, Brain, Neurodevelopment

CIHR Pillar(s): 
Biomedical Research, Clinical Research

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