Maria B. Ospina; MSc, PhD

Canada Research Chair in Life Course, Social Environments and Health

Dr. Ospina is a clinical epidemiologist in the area of maternal and perinatal health. She currently holds the following positions:

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology; University of Alberta
  • Adjunct Professor with the Department of Medicine and the School of Public Health; University of Alberta
  • Women and Children's Health Research Institute: member
  • DOHaD Canada: Secretary and Council Member

Degrees and Additional Training

  • PhD Public Health Sciences (Clinical Epidemiology). University of Alberta School of Public Health, Edmonton, AB (Canada) (2013)
  • MSc Clinical Epidemiology University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (Canada) (2004).
  • Visiting Fellow in Systematic Reviews. Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Barcelona (Spain) (2001).



We are located at the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation at the University of Alberta North Campus, which is located in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) on Treaty 6 territory, the territory of the Papaschase, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.


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