A Bit About Dr. McMurtry

Meghan-McMurtry-72dpiMeghan McMurtry completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS and her psychology residency at Brown University in Providence, RI in 2010. She is an Assistant Professor in the CPA-accredited Clinical Psychology program at the University of Guelph and director of the Pediatric Pain, Health, and Communication Lab. She is a staff Clinical Psychologist with the Pediatric Chronic Pain Service at McMaster Children’s Hospital, an Associate Scientist at the Children’s Health Research Institute, and an Adjunct Research Professor in Paediatrics at Western University. Her research and clinical interests in child health psychology focus on acute and chronic pain, as well as communication and family influences in these contexts. Her research has been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Team for Research with Adolescents and Children in Palliation and Grief, and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation. She is a proud member of the Help Eliminate Pain in Kids & Adults Team.