Stephanie Thompson

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept

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Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept
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th11@ualberta.ca

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About

Dr. Thompson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology. She completed her clinical Nephrology training and her Internal Medicine training at the University of Alberta. She subsequently obtained a PhD in Epidemiology through the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta. She is the physician lead for the Northern Alberta Renal Program's Clinical Exercise Program. 

Clinical Practice
Dr. Thompson has a general Nephrology out-patient practice and is one of the attending Nephrologists on the home and peritoneal dialysis units. She is also the attending Nephrologist for Grande Prairie and Peace River satellite dialysis units. 

Research

Dr. Thompson’s research interests include trials that test lifestyle interventions in people with chronic kidney disease, with a focus on exercise and developing strategies on how to increase the adoption of exercise into the care of people with chronic kidney disease. She is also interested in examining how behavioural interventions and technology can be used to promote patient engagement in self-care. Dr. Thompson’s methodological interests include the design and conduct of clinical trials, qualitative research, and realist evaluation and synthesis in the evaluation of healthcare delivery. 

Featured Publications

Thompson S, Wiebe N, Stickland M, Gyenes G, Davies R, Vallance J, Graham M.

Kidney and Blood Pressure Research. 2022 May; 47 (7):475-485 10.1159/000524518


Okpechi IG, Jha V, Cho Y, Ye F, Ijezie CI, Jindal K, Klarenbach S, Makusidi MA, Okpechi-Samuel US, Okwuonu C, Shah N, Thompson S, Tonelli M, Johnson DW, Bello AK.

Nephrology (Carlton). 2022 May; 27 (5):391-403 10.1111/nep.14024.


Is autonomic function related to cardiovascular dysfunction in chronic kidney disease?

Canadian Society of Nephrology (Virtual) . 2022 May;


Fernandez L, Thompson S, Berendonk C, Schick-Makaroff K

Canadian Journal Kidney Health and Disease. 2022 March; 10.1177/20543581221086328.


Castillo G, Presseau J, Wilson M, Cook C, Field B, Garg AX, McIntyre C, Molnar AO, Hogeterp B, Thornley M, Thompson S, MacRae JM, Bohm C.

Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation. 2022 February; 3 (37):558-574 10.1093/ndt/gfab228


Lafta A, Ukrainetz J, Davison S, Thompson S, Bello A, Braam B.

PLos One. 2022 February; 10.1371/journal.pone.0262519


Okpechi IG, Zaidi D, Ye F, Fradette M, Schick-Makaroff K, Berendonk C, Abdulrahman A, Braam B, Ghimire A, Hariramani VK, Jindal K, Khan M, Klarenbach S, Muneer S, Ringrose J, Scott-Douglas N, Shojai S, Slabu D, Sultana N, Tinwala MM, Thompson S, Padwal R, Bello AK

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2022 February; ecollection 10.1177/20543581221077500


Schick-Makaroff K, Levay A, Thompson S, Flynn R, Sawatzky R, Thummapol O, Klarenbach S, Karimi-Dehkordi M, Greenhalgh J.

Patient. 2022 January; 15 (1):21-38 10.1007/s40271-021-00530-2


Bennett P.N., Bohm C., Harasemiw O., Brown L., Gabrys I., Jegatheesan D., Johnson D.W., Lambert K., Lightfoot C.J., MacRae J., Meade A., Parker K., Scholes-Robertson N., Stewart K., Tarca B., Verdin N., Wang A.Y.M., Warren M., West M., Zimmerman D., Li P.K.T., Thompson S.

Peritoneal Dialysis International . 2022 January; 42 (1):8-24 10.1177/08968608211055290


Dahiya A, Bello A, Thompson S, Schick-Makaroff K, Pannu N.

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2021 December; ecollection 10.1177/20543581211065255.


Evaluation of frailty assessment tools and their measurement properties in chronic kidney disease

American Society of Nephrology (Virtual). 2021 November;


Bennett PN, Kohzuki M, Bohm C, Roshanravan B, Bakker SJL, Viana JL, MacRae JM, Wilkinson TJ, Wilund KR, Van Craenenbroeck AH, Sakkas GK, Mustata S, Fowler K, McDonald J, Aleamañy GM, Anding K, Avin KG, Escobar GL, Gabrys I, Goth J, Isnard M, Jhamb M, Kim JC, Li JW, Lightfoot CJ, McAdams-DeMarco M, Manfredini F, Meade A, Molsted S, Parker K, Seguri-Orti E, Smith AC, Verdin N, Zheng J, Zimmerman D, Thompson S;

Journal of Renal Nutrition. 2021 August; 21 10.1053/j.jrn.2021.06.007


Wilund KR, Thompson S, Viana JL, Wang AY.

Contrib Nephrol.. 2021 August; 199 10.1159/000517696


Okpechi IG, Tinwala MM, Muneer S, Zaidi D, Ye F, Hamonic LN, Khan M, Sultana N, Brimble S, Grill A, Klarenbach S, Lindeman C, Molnar A, Nitsch D, Ronksley P, Shojai S, Soos B, Tangri N, Thompson S, Tuot D, Drummond N, Mangin D, Bello AK.

Syst reviews. 2021 July; 10.1186/s13643-021-01752-z.


Thompson S, Schick-Makaroff K, Bello A, Tonelli M, Wiebe N, Buzinski R, Courtney M, Szigety S, Shah N, Bohm C

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2021 July; ecollection 10.1177/20543581211032857


Schick-Makaroff K., Levay A., Thompson S., Flynn R., Sawatzky R., Thummapol O., Klarenbach S., Karimi-Dehkordi M., Greenhalgh J.

Patient. 2021 June; 10.1007/s40271-021-00530-2


Thompson S., Schick-Makaroff K.

Methods in Molecular Biology. 2021 June; 2249 10.1007/978-1-0716-1138-8_20


Okpechi IG, Muneer S, Tinwala MM, Zaidi D, Hamonic LN, Braam B, Jindal K, Klarenbach S, Padwal RS, Shojai S, Thompson S, Bello AK

BMJ Open. 2021 May; 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044195


Physical Activity In Renal Disease (PAIRED) and the effect on hypertension: a randomized controlled trial

Canadian Society of Nephrology. 2021 May;


World Congress of Nephrology . 2021 April; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2021.03.308


Thompson S., Wiebe N., Arena R., Rouleau C., Aggarwal S., Wilton S.B., Graham M.M., Hemmelgarn B., James M.T.

Kidney International Reports. 2021 March; 6 (6):1537-1547 10.1016/j.ekir.2021.03.889


Mary Labib, Clara Bohm, Jennifer M. MacRae, Paul N. Bennett, Kenneth R. Wilund, Mara McAdams-DeMarco, Manisha Jhamb, Stefan Mustata, Stephanie Thompson, Mary Labib, Clara Bohm, Jennifer M. MacRae, Paul N. Bennett, Kenneth R. Wilund, Mara McAdams-DeMarco, Manisha Jhamb, Stefan Mustata, Stephanie Thompson

Kidney International Reports. 2020 December; 6 (3):657-668 10.1016/j.ekir.2020.12.001


Lillebuen L., Schick-Makaroff K., Thompson S., Molzahn A.

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 November; 7 10.1177/2054358120970098


Sass R., Finlay J., Rossum K., Soroka K.V., McCormick M., Desjarlais A., Vorster H., Fontaine G., Ferreira Da Silva P., James M., Sood M.M., Tong A., Pannu N., Tennankore K., Thompson S., Tonelli M., Bohm C.

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 November; 7 10.1177/2054358120970715


Varghese A., Lacson E., Sontrop J.M., Acedillo R.R., Al-Jaishi A.A., Anderson S., Bagga A., Bain K.L., Bennett L.L., Bohm C., Brown P.A., Chan C.T., Cote B., Dev V., Field B., Harris C., Kalatharan S., Kiaii M., Molnar A.O., Oliver M.J., Parmar M.S., Schorr M., Shah N., Silver S.A., Smith D.M., Sood M.M., St. Louis I., Tennankore K.K., Thompson S., Tonelli M., Vorster H., Waldvogel B., Zacharias J., Garg A.X.

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 October; 7 10.1177/2054358120964078


Rossum K., Finlay J., McCormick M., Desjarlais A., Vorster H., Fontaine G., Talson M., Ferreira Da Silva P., Soroka K.V., Sass R., James M., Tong A., Harris C., Melnyk Y., Sood M.M., Pannu N., Suri R.S., Tennankore K., Thompson S., Tonelli M., Bohm C.

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. 2020 October; 7 10.1177/2054358120953284