Dr. Gillian England-Mason is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Calgary. Her program of research is supported by numerous training awards, including a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship and a Postgraduate Fellowship in Health Innovation provided by Alberta Innovates.
Dr. England-Mason received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from McMaster University in 2018. Her graduate work was supervised by Dr. Andrea Gonzalez. She is currently working with the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) study team, under the mentorship of Dr. Deborah Dewey.
Dr. England-Mason’s research seeks to improve the health and well-being of children and communities through studies that investigate the influence of environmental exposures on the developmental origins of health and disease. She possesses remarkable research expertise that spans the disciplines of environmental health, toxicology, behavioural neuroscience, analytical chemistry, molecular biology, intervention science, and data science. Through her research, she aims to better understand the mechanisms of developmental change and inform interventions and policies that support the health and well-being of Canadian families.