TEAM AND COLLABORATORS

Research Team

Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia

Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia

Principal Investigator

Dr. Fidler-Benaoudia is a cancer epidemiologist at Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary. Her research focuses on childhood, adolescent and young adult cancers where she seeks to understand survivorship care needs and design interventions that can improve health outcomes. Outside work, she enjoys being outdoors and travelling.

Ruth Leonora Diaz

Ruth Leonora Diaz

Senior Research Associate

Ruth has a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Epidemiology from the University of Calgary. She has experience conducting epidemiological analyses in mental health and chronic conditions and is interested in predictive modelling using data science and machine learning. In her spare time, Ruth enjoys hiking with her family.

Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper

Senior Research Associate

Andrew has an MSc in Statistics from Queen’s University. As a statistical associate, his work focuses primarily on conducting statistical analyses supporting the development and implementation of epidemiological and biostatistical research. His primary areas of interest currently include the study of cancer prevention, survivorship and treatment.

Charlotte Ryder-Burbidge

Charlotte Ryder-Burbidge

Research Associate

Charlotte has an MSc in Epidemiology and a passion for empowering people with evidence-based health information. As a research associate, Charlotte supports the development and execution of research related to cancer prevention and survivorship. Her previous work focused on the health of older adults and people living with neurological conditions.

Anika Morokhovich

Anika Morokhovich

Research Clerk

​Anika is currently completing her BSc in Biology at the University of British Columbia. She is passionate about the health and well-being of others. As a Research Clerk, Anika is responsible for data abstraction and supporting the team. In her free time, she enjoys staying active and visiting with friends.

Iqra Rahamatullah

Iqra Rahamatullah

Research Clerk

Iqra completed her BSc in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary. With a passion for medical and psychosocial oncology, and a special interest in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) population, Iqra hopes to use her experience as a patient and her interest in research to improve the standard of care. Outside of research, Iqra enjoys hiking, playing basketball, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Co-investigators

Fiona Schulte

Fiona Schulte

Psychologist

Sarah McKillop

Sarah McKillop

Pediatric Oncologist

Ronald Barr

Ronald Barr

Pediatric Oncologist

Natalie Logie

Natalie Logie

Radiation Oncologist

Jan-Willem Henning

Jan-Willem Henning

Medical Oncologist

Collaborators

Winson Cheung
Medical Oncologist

Britney Chodkiewicz
AYA Patient Navigator

Susan Crawford
Epidemiologist

Colleen Cuthbert
Nurse Practitioner

 Kirsten Fiest
Epidemiologist

Shu Foong
Reproductive Endocrinologist

Ellen Greenblatt
Reproductive Endocrinologist

 Sumit Gupta
Pediatric Oncologist

 Cynthia Maxwell
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

 Amy Metcalfe
Epidemiologist

 Linda Watson
Oncology Nurse

Paul Nathan
Pediatric Oncologist

 Jason Pole
Epidemiologist

 Jeffrey Roberts
Obstetrician and Gynecologist

 Jessica Scheidl
AYA Patient Navigator

 Lauren Walker
Clinical Psychologist

Patient Partners

Julie Deleemans

Danielle Denis-Lalonde

Jenna Frank

Britt Gray

Erin Torbiak

Michael Lang

Iqra Rahamatullah

Current Trainees

Stephana Moss
PhD Candidate

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