Dr. Lauren E. Kelly

Dr. Lauren Kelly is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics & Child Health and in Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. She is a Scientist at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, Certified Clinical Research Professional and a Clinical Trialist at the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation. She received a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Western Ontario and completed two Post-doctoral Fellowships at the Hospital for Sick Children and at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Kelly is the Scientific Director of Canadian Childhood Cannabinoid Clinical Trials (www.C4Trials.org), a pan-Canadian research platform that studies the safety of cannabis products used for medical purposes in the pediatric population. Her team is passionate about evidence- and partners with parents, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and policy makers to design and conduct a variety of clinical research studies.