"Dr. Vohra is a clinician scientist and a Centennial professor in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, with training in pediatrics, clinical pharmacology, and clinical epidemiology.
Dr. Vohra leads a successful research program, securing over $23M ($14M as principal investigator and $2Min prizes/awards) and publishing more than 220 peer-reviewed journal articles and 24 book chapters (Scopus h-index 39; Google h-index 46).
Dr. Vohra's primary research interest is enhancing clinical research methods, including: i) innovative clinical trial design; ii) active surveillance in safety research; and iii) improved outcomes reporting. Most often, she has applied this interest to advance knowledge regarding patient use of complementary therapies.
Dr. Vohra advised the Canadian federal government regarding natural health product regulation, and she assisted both the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics to develop their position statements on the use of complementary therapies. In 2013, she received the Dr. Rogers Prize for excellence in complementary medicine research ($250,000); the same year, she was inducted as a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. In 2016, Dr. Vohra received a Pioneer Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics."