Melanie Noel PhD, RPsych

Participates in 1 Session

Is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary and a Full Member of the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, and Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education. She directs the Alberta Children’s Pain Research Lab within the Vi Riddell Pain & Rehabilitation Centre at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Noel’s expertise is on children’s memories for pain and co-occurring mental health issues and pediatric chronic pain. She published conceptual models of children’s pain memory development, cooccurring PTSD and chronic pain, and fear-avoidance (70 peer-reviewed papers). In recognition of her contributions to advancing knowledge of the psychological aspects of children’s pain, she received early career awards from the Society of Pediatric Psychology, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the Canadian Pain Society, and the Canadian Psychological Association.

Dr. Noel is an advocate for the use of developmentally tailored psychological interventions for pediatric pain management and serves on committees to promote and implement evidence-based interventions within her children’s hospital and beyond. As an evidence lead on the Help Eliminate Pain in Kids and Adults team, Dr. Noel co-authored clinical practice guidelines for pain and fear management for vaccine injections. Many of these recommendations were adopted by the World Health Organization.

Sessions in which Melanie Noel PhD, RPsych participates

Thursday February 14, 2019

9:50 AM
9:50 AM