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Centrepointe Professional Services

98 Centrepointe Drive

Ottawa, ON, Canada

K1B 6B1

 

TEL: 613-228-1174 ext. 142

FAX: 613-228-2756

Copyright © Dr. Laila Din Osmun, C.Psych. 2013 All rights reserved.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Degrees
 
  • 2012: Ph.D. in Clinical Developmental Psychology from York University, Toronto, ON.
  • 2012: Graduate Diploma in Health Psychology from York University, Toronto, ON.
  • 2007: M.A. in Clinical Developmental Psychology from York University, Toronto, ON.
  • 2005: B.A. in Honours Psychology from Concordia University, Montreal, QC.
 
Awards and Scholarships
 
  • 2011: Nominated for a York University Dissertation Prize

  • 2009-2012: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Doctoral Award

  • 2009: Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Health Scholarship Training Award  

  • 2009: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Doctoral Award

  • 2008: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Doctoral Award

  • 2007: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Doctoral Award

  • 2009; 2010: Canadian Pain Society (CPS) Trainee Travel Award

  • 2008; 2009; 2010: CIHR Strategic Training Program Pain in Child Health Travel Awards​

  • 2006: CIHR Master’s Training Award

  • 2005-2007: Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) Master’s Training Award

  • 2005: York University Entrance Scholarship

  • 2007; 2007: CIHR Strategic Training Program Pain in Child Health Travel Award      

  • 2005: Graduated from Concordia University with Distinction

  • 2003: Golden Key International Honours Society

 

Publications and Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Articles​:

Din Osmun, L., Pillai Riddell, R.R. & Flora, D.B. (2014). Infant Pain-Related Negative Affect at 12 Months of Age: Early Infant and Caregiver Predictors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39(1), 23-34.

Pillai Riddell, R. R. Campbell, L., Flora, D., Racine, N. M., Din Osmun, L., Greenberg, S. & Garfield, H. (2011). Caregiver sensitivity and infant pain: The relative relationships between infant behaviors and caregiver sensitivity over the first year of life. Pain, Epub ahead of print. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.pain.2011.09.011

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Racine, N.M., Turcott, K., Uman, L., Horton, R., Din Osmun, L., Ahola Kohut, S., Hillgrove Stuart, J., Stevens, B, & Lisi, D. (2011). Nonpharmacological management of procedural pain in infants and young children: An abridged Cochrane review. Pain Research and Management, 16(5), 321-330.

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Racine, N. R., Turcotte, K., Uman, L., Horton, R., Din Osmun, L., Ahola Kohut, S., Hillgrove Stuart, J., Stevens, B. J., & Gerwitz Stein, A. (2011). Nonpharmacological management of infant and young child procedural pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD006275. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006275.pub2.

Horton, R. E., Din Osmun, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., & Greenberg, S. (2010). Maternal relationship style, paediatric health care use and infant health. Paediatrics and Child Health, 15(7), 432-436.

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., McKeever, P., Gibbins, S., Asztalos, L., Katz, J., Ahola, S., & Din, L. (2009). Chronic pain in hospitalized infants:  Health professionals’ perspectives.  Journal of Pain, 10(12), 1217-1225.

Din, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., & Gordner, S. (2009). Brief report: Maternal emotional availability and infant pain expressions during routine immunizations. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(7), 722-726.

Professional Presentations:​

Lefaivre, M. J., & Din Osmun, L. (2012, March). The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) presents an evening of information - Parenting your anxious child. Symposium presented ​ at the Cornwall Community Hospital, Cornwall, ON.

​Pillai Riddell, R. R., Din Osmun, L., Racine, N., Hillgrove-Stuart, J., Campbell, L. (2011, April). The OUCH Cohort: Preliminary data regarding the development of infant pain responses and the impact of parental soothing. Symposium presented at the Canadian Pain Society Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, ON.

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Ahola Kohut, S., Din Osmun, L., & Racine, N. (2011, April). Infant pain-related distress regulation:  Sharpening our understanding of infant expression, parental sensitivity and soothing behaviours in a painful context. Symposium presented at the Expanding Horizons for the Early Years 2011: Making Relationships Work for Infants & Toddlers – An Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMP) Conference, Toronto, ON.

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Horton, R., Hillgrove-Stuart, J., & Din Osmun, L. (2010, March). Understanding the role of caregiver behaviours on infant pain expressivity. Symposium presentation at the International Symposium of Pediatric Pain, Acapulco, Mexico.

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Horton, R., Din, L., & Hillgrove, J. (2008, April). Understanding the role caregiver behaviours on infant pain expressivity. Symposium presented at the Expanding Horizons for the Early Years 2008: Practice, Research & Promoting Change – An Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMP) Conference, Toronto.

 

Published Abstracts:

 

Din, L., & Pillai Riddell, R. R. (2009). The relationships between maternal emotional availability and maternal soothing behaviours during routine infant immunizations. Pain Research & Management, Abstracts of the 2009 Annual Canadian Pain Society Conference, 14(2), p146.

Din, L., & Pillai Riddell, R. R. (2008). The relationship between maternal emotional availability and infant pain related distress. Pain Research & Management, Abstracts of the 2008 Annual Canadian Pain Society Conference, 13(2), p8.

 

Din, L., Danson, J., Kalousek, K., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., & Greenberg, S. (2007). Maternal relationship style and maternal soothing behaviours during an acute painful procedure. Pain Research & Management, Abstracts from the 2007 Annual Conference of the Canadian Pain Society, 12(2), P16.

Horton, R. E., Din, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., & Greenberg, S. (2007). Pediatric health care utilization and infant health: the role of maternal and infant factors. Pain Research & Management, Abstracts from the 2007 Annual Conference of the Canadian Pain Society, 12(2), P29.

Din, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., Ahola, S., & Greenberg, S. (2006). The relationship between maternal psychological distress and maternal pain judgments post immunization. Pain Research & Management, Abstracts of the 7th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, 11(B), 71b.

Ahola, S., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., Din, L., & Greenberg, S. (2006). Occupational variables and the maternal perception of infant pain. Pain Research & Management, Abstracts of the 7th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, 11(B), 70b.

Poster Presentations:

Olds, J., Din Osmun, L., Greenham, S., Fitzpatrick, E. & Schramm, D. (2013, June). Hospital-Based Mental Health Services for Pediatric Cochlear Implant Recipients in Canada. Poster presented ​ at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Quebec City, QC.

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Campbell, L., Flora, D., Racine, N., Din Osmun, L, Garfield, H., Greenberg, S. (2012, June). Exploring a transactional model of caregiver emotional availability and infant pain-related distress. The International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, USA.

Din Osmun, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Flora, D., Greenberg, S. & Garfield, H. (2012, May). Caregiver emotional availability during routine infant immunizations over the first year of life. The American Pain Society, Honolulu, HI.

Pillai Riddell, R., Campbell, L., Flora, D., Racine, N., Din Osmun, L, Garfield, H., Greenberg, S. (2012, May). The relationship between caregiver sensitivity and infant pain behaviors across the first year of life. The 2012 Annual Conference of the Canadian Pain Society, Whistler, Canada.

Campbell, L., Racine, N., Din Osmun, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Greenberg, S., & Garfield, H. (2012, June). Understanding the relationship between emotional availability and infant pain-related distress over the first year of life. International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Pillai Riddell, R., Racine, N., Turcotte, K., Uman, L., Din Osmun, L., Ahola Kohut, S., Hillgrove-Stuart, J., Stevens, B., Lisi, D. (2012, May). Non-pharmacological management of procedural pain in infants and young children: Summary of a cochrane review. The 2012 Annual Conference of the Canadian Pain Society, Whistler, Canada.

Campbell, L., Pillai Riddell, R., Racine, N., Din Osmun, L., Greenberg, S. & Garfield, H. (2011, October). Predicting caregiver sensitivity to the pained infant: The relative contributions of infant and caregiver factors. Poster presented at the 8th International Forum on Pediatric Pain, Halifax, NS.

Din Osmun, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Greenberg, S. & Garfield, H. (2011, June). Caregiver emotional availability, infant characteristics and the development of infant pain-related negative affect regulation during routine immunizations. The Canadian and British Pain Society Joint Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Din Osmun, L., Racine, N. R. & Pillai Riddell, R. R. (2011; June). The relationships between prenatal and postnatal risk and infant pain-related negative affect at 2, 6 and 12-months of age during routine infant immunizations. The Canadian and British Pain Society Joint Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Din Osmun, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Lenehan, A., Greenberg, S. & Garfield, H. (2011, April). Caregiver emotional availability, infant characteristics and the development of infant emotion regulation during painful events. The Society for Research in Child Development 2010 Biennial Meeting, Montreal, QC.

Racine, N., Din Osmun, L., & Pillai Riddell, R. R. (2010, August). The relationships between maternal psychological distress, maternal postnatal attachment and perception of infant pain in a high-risk sample. The 2010 World Congress on Pain, Montreal, QC.

Din Osmun, L., Hillgrove Stuart, J. & Pillai Riddell, R. R. (2010, May). Infant emotional availability and pain reactivity during routine immunizations. The 2010 Annual Canadian Pain Society Conference, Calgary, AB.

Din Osmun, L., Racine, N., & Pillai Riddell, R. R (2010, May). Comparing an objective measure of caregiver interactive behaviours and maternal perceptions of attachment quality. Development 2010: A Canadian Conference on Developmental Psychology, Ottawa, ON.

Din, L., & Pillai Riddell, R. R. (2009, June). The relationships between maternal emotional availability and maternal soothing behaviours during routine infant immunizations. The 2009 Health and Wellbeing Conference: Research, Practice, and Politics, Toronto, ON.

Horton, R. E., Din, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., & Greenberg, S. (2009, June). Pediatric health care utilization and infant health: The role of maternal and infant factors. The 2009 Health and Wellbeing Conference: Research, Practice, and Politics, Toronto, ON.

 

Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., McKeever, P., Gibbins, S., Katz J., Asztalos, E., Ahola, S., & Din, L. (2008, October). Conceptualizing chronic pain in hospitalized infants: Health professional perspectives. Paper presented at the European Academy of Pediatrics, Nice, France.

 

Din, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R. (2008, May). The moderating role of emotional availability on the relationship between maternal mental health and maternal assessments of infant pain. The 2008 National Conference in Child Health Psychology, Miami, FL.

 

Horton, R. E., Din, L., Pillai Riddell, R. R., Stevens, B. J., & Greenberg, S. (2006, October). Health care utilization of a primary care pediatrician and infant health: The roles of maternal and infant factors. The 6th International Forum on Pediatric Pain, Halifax, NS.

Din, L., DeGenna, N., Stack, D. M., Serbin, L. A., Schwartzman, A. E. & Ledingham, J. E. (2005, April). Maternal responsivity to child attention-seeking in mothers with childhood histories of aggression and withdrawal. The Society for Research in Child Development 2005 Biennial Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

 

Din, L., Martin, J., DeGenna, N., Grunzeweig, N., Stack, D. M., Serbin, L. A. & Schwartzman, A. E. (2005, June). Maternal responsivity to child attention seeking and non-compliance in high risk-dyads: An intergenerational study. The Canadian Psychological Association 2005 Annual Convention, Montreal, QC.