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Jason Taggart

Position: 

Clinical Assistant Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Phone: 
(403) 955-7229
Address: 

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

Research Activities: 

Previous research involved reviews of pharmacological strategies addressing aggression in patients with intellectual disabilities. Also, previous work involved understanding social, emotional and behavioural needs of adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Future work will involve looking at the specific mental health care needs of transitional age patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders - particularly those with higher cognitive functioning.

Research Areas: 
Mental health care for children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities and other developmental disorders
Degrees: 
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)