Serena Orr, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Bachelor of Science (Psychology), McGill University, Canada
Doctor of Medicine, McMaster University, Canada
Master of Science (Epidemiology), University of Ottawa, Canada
Pediatric Neurology and Clinician Investigator Residency Programs, University of Ottawa, Canada
Headache Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA


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Areas of Research

Pediatric Headache Disorders, Pediatric Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Patient-Oriented Research, Pediatric Clinical Trials, Pediatric Neurostimulation
Dr. Orr's research expertise pertains to pediatric headache disorders and pediatric clinical research. Her research focus is in pediatric migraine; in particular, her program focuses on improving the acute treatment of migraine in children and adolescents and also aims to identify biopsychosocial predictors of outcomes in children and adolescents with migraine, and how these may be used to apply stratified care models to migraine prevention.

Supervising degrees

Community Health Sciences - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Community Health Sciences - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Clinical Psychology - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Clinical Psychology - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries

Working with this supervisor

Dr. Orr can supervise MDCH or CPSY Master's or doctoral students interested in pediatric headache disorders and pediatric clinical research. As a Clinician-Scientist, Dr. Orr enjoys working with and mentoring students who are interested in both research careers and/or clinical careers (e.g., Clinical Psychology, Medicine). She can also co-supervise in other graduate degree programs (e.g., Neuroscience, Medical Science).

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