Dr. Angle has a strong research interest in obstetrical anesthesia. She has developed a multi-dimensional psychometric instrument to measure women’s experiences of labour and delivery pain. She has completed three validation studies to date which have shown high levels of instrument performance in this patient population. She is also the principal investigator of a project designed to develop a Multi-Attribute Health Index to measure the quality of labour analgesia. Further research interests include prevention and treatment of postdural puncture headaches, as well as dural tissue trauma patterns produced by epidural needles.
Dr. Angle is the director of the Obstetrical Anesthesia Research Unit. She provides mentorship for anesthesia fellows and residents for research projects in obstetrical anesthesia. She is actively involved in educating residents rotating through the department and has been an invited speaker at national meetings on aspects of Obstetrical Anesthesia. She is also an assistant professor in the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.