Stephanie VandenBerg

Stephanie VandenBerg

MD, MSc.


Clinical Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine


O'Brien Institute for Public Health


Cumming School of Medicine, Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship

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Dr. Stephanie Vandenberg is an emergency physician in the Calgary Zone, Associate Research Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine (@uofcemresearch) and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. She received her MD from the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Arts & Science from McMaster University with a Minor in Biochemistry and a thesis in Paediatric HIV. She completed a Master’s of Science in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and performed a subgroup analysis of the WOMAN trial data (tranexamic acid in postpartum hemorrhage) for her graduate project.

Stephanie uses a “research for advocacy” framework to engage discussions on health systems, harm reduction, and ways to improve vulnerable populations’ health outcomes using principles of community based research and information design/visualization. She is currently co-leading a project to better support people who use crystal methamphetamine and use the emergency department when experiencing a behavioural crisis as well as the staff who care for them. She is an advocate for including people with lived experience of addictions as a part of healthcare teams and is working on creating space for recovery coaches in the Emergency Department.