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Carolyn Snider MD, MPH, FRCPC

Currently Not Accepting Students.

Current Position

Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba; Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba


Dr. Snider graduated from McMaster Medical School in 2003, completed her Master of Public Health degree in Injury Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2007 and her Emergency Medicine training at the University of Toronto in 2008. Prior to moving to Winnipeg, Manitoba in the summer of 2011, Dr. Snider worked at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto as an emergency and trauma physician and as an injury researcher. She is the Chair of the Trauma Illness and Injury Prevention Committee for the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians.

Research Focus:

Dr. Snider’s primary research focus is the design, implementation and evaluation of interventions for preventing youth violence. Dr. Snider practices mixed method research, using large administrative databases, community based participatory research, concept mapping and clinical trial methodologies – all with an integrated knowledge translation approach. Dr. Snider started EDVIP – the Emergency Department Violence Intervention Program – and much of her evaluation work now revolves around this program. A video on this program can be viewed at https://youtu.be/uxmns_Y-GUc. Dr. Snider’s appreciates her current funding from the Canadian Institute for Health Research, Research Manitoba, the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, Manitoba Medical Services Foundation and the Winnipeg Foundation.