Dr. Pickett is a PhD epidemiologist trained at Queen’s and the University of Toronto. He and his colleagues lead an active research program, with focus on the health of children, rural health, injury and violence prevention, and applied emergency medicine research. He is Deputy principal investigator of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study in Canada. He is a lead investigator on the CIHR Team in Child and Youth Injury. He also is the principal investigator of several CIHR operating grants that involve study of adolescent health and its determinants, farm injuries, and injuries to children.