David Nicholas

Child Health & Wellness Researcher

Healthy Children, Families & Communities Program

Professor

Faculty of Social Work

Associate Dean, Research and Partnerships

Faculty of Social Work

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)


Contact information

Phone

Office: 780.492.8094

Web presence

Publications

Office hours

Office: 
University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work, Central and Northern Alberta Region
3-250, 10230 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 4P6


Research

Areas

  • Autism
  • Determinants of Health
  • Health Services Research
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Patient and Family Centred Care

Research Summary

Areas of research focus consist of neurodevelopmental disabilities and chronic health issues in childhood and adolescence. Studies include quality of life of children and other family members, incorporation of the social determinants of health, transition and access to services. This program of research incorporates multiple partnerships at the community, provincial, and international level. Multiple methods are used, including qualitative, mixed-methods, and synthesis/systematic review approaches.