Welcome to the iOUCH laboratory website. Dr. Jennifer Stinson has devoted her career to improving outcomes in child health through the use of information and communication technologies.
Jennifer Stinson
Jennifer StinsonPrincipal Investigator
Jennifer Stinson is the Mary Jo Haddad Nursing Chair in Child Health and a Senior Scientist in the Child Health Evaluative Sciences (CHES) research program at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. She is also an Advanced Practice Nurse in the Chronic Pain Program in the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at SickKids and an Associate Professor in the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Department of Paediatrics, the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto.

Stinson holds the Peter Lougheed New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and has received the Early Career Award from the Canadian Pain Society, the International Association for the Study of Pain (Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood) and Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation.

Stinson’s lab iOUCH lab is part of the Child Health Evaluative Sciences (CHES)  research program at SickKids and focuses on the following areas of research:

  • Promoting shared (children and their parents jointly manage the disease) and self-management (youth) in paediatric chronic and life threatening health conditions.
  • Electronic diaries to monitor and support clinical decision making regarding pain and other symptoms.
  • Internet-based disease management and transitional care programs to improve child health outcomes.
  • Knowledge translation.
  • Interprofessional pain education.
  • Mixed methods research.

Through evidence-based research and knowledge translation processes, our lab aims to improve the lives of children and adolescents through the use of innovative information and communication technologies.

The iOUCH lab conducts research in several different areas of interest, learn more about current and past studies in our Research section.
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