Deborah Ann McNeil

Deborah McNeil

Adjunct Associate Professor

Faculty of Nursing, Adjuncts

Media contacts

Karen Cook, Senior Manager - Communications

Office: +1.403.220.4361
Email: kcook@ucalgary.ca
Twitter: @ucalgarynursing

Web presence

Phone number

Office: 403.616.2040

Background

Educational Background

PhD Epidemiology, University of Calgary, 2008

MN University of Calgary, 1985

BScN State University of New York at Buffalo, 1973

Biography

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. 

Research

Areas of Research

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
Mental Illness
Population Health
Vaccination
Activities

Perinatal depression and anxiety, measuring health inequities, childhood immunization and group pre and post natal care.