About the Program
Meet the Team
Dr. Susan Graham
Susan is a child clinical psychologist and a developmental scientist. She is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary and the Director of the Owerko Centre for Neurodevelopment and Child Mental Health. Her research focuses on language and cognitive development during infancy and preschool years.
Dr. Paul Arnold
Paul is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with an expertise in paediatric OCD and a neurobiology researcher. He is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Calgary and the inaugural Director of the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education. His research examines how genes and the environment interact to influence the development of child neuropsychiatric disorders.
Dr. Signe Bray
Signe is a cognitive human neuroscience researcher. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Calgary and the Scientific Director of the Child and Adolescent Imaging (CAIR) Program. Her research uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to better understand how brain networks develop, how the brain changes during development, and how neurodevelopmental conditions affect brain structure and function.
Dr. Suzanne Tough
Suzanne is an epidemiologist and maternal and child health researcher. She is a Professor in the Departments of Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary and has held a policy fellowship and a number of scientific leadership roles. Her research aims to understand maternal well-being, child development, and associated relationships across the life course for optimal outcomes.
Dr. Scott Patten
Dr. Whitney Hindmarch
Whitney is a cell and developmental biologist and the program manager for the Mental Health Research 4 Kids at the CCAMH. She is responsible for program development, day-to-day operations, and monitoring program progress.