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Stephen B. Freedman


Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, Sections of Emergency Medicine and Gastroenterology;

 ACHRI Healthy Outcomes Theme Group Leader

(403) 955-7740

Alberta Children's Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, AB T3B 6A8

Research Activities: 

Paediatric gastroenteritis

Other Area(s) of Research: 

Rehydration in management of paediatric gastroenteritis;

improving outcomes following discharge, gastroenteritis

Primary Area of Research: 

Improving the care of children who suffer from acute gastroenteritis:

1.  management of paediatric gastroenteritis - ondansetron & outcomes research
2.  Improving the management of paediatric gastroenteritis - rehydration
3.  Improving outcomes following discharge - predictors, probiotics and caregiver knowledge

Through the conduct of collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-centre research and translation of the knowledge gained into improved clinical care, the  goals are to develop and ensure that children receive the best available evidence-based care for the treatment of a very common acute childhood illness. 

For more information about The Alberta Provincial Pediatric EnTeric Infection TEam (APPETITE) website

  • M.D.C.M. (Doctor of Medicine, Master of Surgery)
  • M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Strategic Plan 2015 - 2020

ACHRI Annual Report 2015

ACHRI Business Plan