Deborah McNeil

Adjunct Associate Professor


PhD - Epidemiology

University of Calgary, 2008


University of Calgary, 1985


State University of New York at Buffalo, 1973

Contact information


Office: 403.616.2040

Research and teaching

Research Interests

  • Family Integrated Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Perinatal depression and anxiety
  • Health equity and the social determinants of health
  • Childhood immunization
  • Pre- and post-natal care for mothers and newborns


Deborah Ann McNeil is the scientific director for the Maternal Newborn Child and Youth Strategic Clinical Network in Alberta Health Services and an adjunct associate professor at the University of Calgary. Deb led research departments in Alberta Health Services for close to 20 years using integrated knowledge translation to generate and mobilize scientific evidence for practice and decision making. She has expertise in a variety of research approaches including epidemiology, qualitative research, synthesis and systematic evidence reviews. Her clinical and research interests focus on maternal child health. Deb is a board member of the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. 


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