Prof. Sandra Davidge
Professor Sandra Davidge, PhD, FCAHS is the Executive Director of the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton Canada and a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Science. Dr. Davidge serves on many national and international grant panels and is currently on the editorial board for the Hypertension, American Journal of Physiology and Biology of Sex Differences as well as being the Board Chair for the national Maternal, Infant, Child, Youth Research Network. Dr. Davidge’s research program encompasses studying cardiovascular function as it relates to 1) complications in pregnancy (preeclampsia and maternal aging) and 2) developmental origins of adult cardiovascular disease. With her team of trainees, for whom she has mentored >40 national and international graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, Dr. Davidge has published over 250 original peer-reviewed manuscripts and review articles in these areas.