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Dr. Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen ( received her B.A. in psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2006 and her Ph.D. from SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology in 2013. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Calgary and holds a Clinical Psychology Professorship in Child Health at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Tomfohr-Madsen has a range of research interests, including, sociodemographic and racial disparities in health, pregnancy, sleep and the development of preventative interventions for at risk populations.

Currently, her research is focused in two main areas. The first is the development and evaluation of evidence-based interventions for mental health issues in pregnancy. The second research area is focused on the predictors of good sleep in infants and children in both healthy and chronically ill populations.